Nov 13, 2018
Political Scientist: Andrew Weaver holds the balance of power

It’s a hot August day, and BC Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver is dripping. We’ve been walking all afternoon in the Vancouver Pride Parade, and his rumpled rainbow shirt is sweat-stained and sticking to his back. Even his battered cowboy...

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Nov 13, 2018
5 most popular biz books from the week of November 5 to 11
Munro’s Books

Best-selling business titles provided by Munro’s Books, 1108 Government Street, Victoria, B.C.

Nov 9, 2018
CBRE’s 2019 commercial real estate market outlook explores impact of technology, future of retail
Nick Rockel

What’s in store for commercial real estate in 2019? At the recent Western edition of CBRE’s annual Canadian Market Outlook in Vancouver, the real estate services firm combined bullishness about the year ahead with warnings that the industry lags in embracing technological change.

Nov 9, 2018
BC Cancer Foundation Inspiration Gala 2018
Paul Duchart

A VIP cocktail reception presented by Cressey kicked off the evening as guests bid on silent auction items, including a "Wall of Wine” and lined up to get photographed by The Collective You. The evening was emcee’d by veteran broadcasters...

Nov 9, 2018
Q&A: Chip Wilson goes deep on marketing, relationships and regrets
Nick Rockel

I’m glad I didn’t wear a suit jacket to this interview. On a sunny August morning in Vancouver, Dennis (Chip) Wilson, dressed in sneakers, blue shorts and a white polo shirt, is all tanned arms and legs. A competitive swimmer...

Nov 8, 2018
Big Fat Deal: $11 million for a modest mountain getaway
Fiona Morrow

Address: 4961 Horstman Lane, Whistler Price: $10,995,000 Listing: W036036 The skinny: Five-bedroom, seven-bathroom, 5,090-square-foot house on a 9,015-square-foot lot in Whistler. The bling: Check your calendars: it’s time to get the winter chores out of the way. Snow tires on, skis waxed, and staff...

Nov 8, 2018
Weekend Warrior: Val Litwin is chairman of the paddleboard
Felicity Stone

Val Litwin is something of a water rat. As a child, he sailed with his parents in the Gulf Islands and enjoyed competitive swimming. In Grade 10, he took up surfing. “One of the perks of growing up in Victoria,”...

Nov 7, 2018
Opinion: Justin Trudeau tries to have it both ways on economy, environment
Nick Rockel

“The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function,” novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took a stab at that during...

Nov 7, 2018
Middle Ground: Are smaller homes the answer to B.C.’s affordability crisis?
Felicity Stone

You could pretty much go to any cocktail party, any conversation, any Tim Hortons or coffee shop, and you’re going to have the same discourse happening around housing,” says Jake Fry, best known for his Vancouver firm Smallworks, which builds...

Nov 6, 2018
Happy Horgan: B.C.'s premier imagines what could have been
Steve Burgess

When his NDP government took power last year, Premier John Horgan transformed from crabby Opposition leader to beaming optimist. Fending off criticism from Alberta, Ottawa and the BC Liberals, the talkative politician weighs in on Site C, Trans Mountain, predecessor Christy Clark and his controversial real estate tax

Nov 6, 2018
Accommodating the Huge Demand for High Quality Cannabis

BCBusiness + GTEC Holdings Ltd. Kelowna-based GreenTec Holdings Ltd. (GTEC) is making considerable strides toward fulfilling its mandate of becoming a leading Canadian craft cannabis company, driven by a team of successful venture capitalists, PhD scientists, cultivation experts, and food and beverage...

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