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Children’s Wish Night of Wonders Gala 2016

Children's Wish Foundation's Night of Wonders Gala raises over $242,000 for children with life-threatening illnesses


Face of Today’s Seventh Annual Gala: Alice in Wonderland

Face of Today’s Seventh Annual Gala: Alice in Wonderland Rosewood Hotel Georgia February 27, 2016 More than 230 guests attended the seventh…

Paul Myers


Meet the North Van plumber who gave away $25 million

Paul Myers may not have the profile of a Jimmy Pattison or Bob Lee, but the unprecedented donation from the (until now) unknown businessman is inspiring a whole new generation of givers


Scotiabank Vancouver Canadians Hot Stove Luncheon

The annual Hot Stove Luncheon raises funds to support local youth programs


Meet the B.C. multimillionaire who has devoted his fortune to saving the sea

In less than six years, a former fishing lodge on remote Calvert Island has become one of the leading centres for marine research in Canada. Some 200 scientists and 80 research projects on B.C.’s central coast trace their work to the Hakai Institute’s support—and none of it would have been possible without the hands-on (and surprisingly low-profile) philanthropy of Eric Peterson

Stephanie Goodwin and Dara Parker

Your Business

Telus bets on LGBTQ initiatives to build influence

For many small organizations, a corporate partner can mean the difference between success and failure—one reason among many why Telus ranks No. 2 on our list of B.C.’s most influential brands


BC Cancer Foundation’s Jingle Mingle raises record $1.3 million

Victoria’s largest annual fundraising event supports immunotherapy research


CKNW Orphans’ Fund Pledge Day raises $2 million

One of B.C.'s largest sources of individual grant funding, the fund assists special-needs children

Evergreen Line | BCBusiness

Manufacturing & Transport

Evergreen Line contractor will face penalties for late completion

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