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Recenlty inducted in to the Canadian Business Hall of Fame, Ian will share with you how he never let adversity get in the way of his dreams


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Jun 12, 2018
Improving the Landscape for People with Disabilities

BCBusiness + Rick Hansen Foundation According to the Conference Board of Canada, GDP growth of $16.8 billion could be generated by 2030 if a certain segment of our population that is eager to work more had the infrastructure necessary to function with...

Jun 11, 2018
Canada Wide Media acquires Western Living and Vancouver magazines
By the Editors

Two of the biggest magazines in Western Canada are coming aboard Canada Wide Media. Western Living and Vancouver have been purchased by Canada Wide, which publishes BCBusiness magazine, TV Week magazine and digital lifestyle brand BCLiving, among others. “These are two of the most prestigious magazines in Western Canada, and we are...

Jun 11, 2018
Five Questions with BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson
Nick Rockel

1. How would you rate the NDP government so far, and why? They’re showing themselves to be erratic and not well prepared to govern. They just did a complete revision on their speculation tax because they figured out they hadn’t...

Jun 8, 2018
BCB Weekly Roundup: Marijuana, beer and guitars to bring you into the weekend
Nathan Caddell

Each week, BCBusiness gives you an update on some of the stories turning heads across the province. Coming at you with the momentum of an onrushing Doug Ford, here’s what had us occupied this week. Ontario elected a Conservative majority government with Doug Ford at the helm, his party easily toppling the incumbent Liberals...

Jun 8, 2018
Poll: How do you feel about Facebook account mining?
By BCBusiness

On behalf of BCBusiness, in April Mustel Group asked 360 residents across B.C. whether they have changed their online behaviour since learning how information from people’s Facebook accounts is being exploited. Of the 276 who use social media, almost 40...

Jun 7, 2018
BC Sports Hall of Fame Induction Gala 2018
Paul Duchart

More than 900 guests, including past and present inductees, attended the BC Sports Hall of Fame Induction Gala at Parq Vancouver on May 31. Presented by Victory Square Technologies, the event raised over $180,000. The evening of sport celebration and recognition...

Jun 7, 2018
100-day challenge to raise $1 million for female entrepreneurs in Vancouver
Felicity Stone

A collective of female founders, entrepreneurs and investors is calling on Canadians to increase diversity in business by launching #WomenRAISE: a 100-day challenge to raise $1 million in capital for seven female-led companies. The campaign ends July 4. The group works...

Jun 7, 2018
Big Fat Deal: $25 million for a private peninsula in West Van
Fiona Morrow

Address: 5365 Seaside Place, Caulfield, West Vancouver Price: $24,998,000 Listing: R2257199 The skinny: Four-bedroom, six-bathroom, 8,445-square-foot house on a 21,600-square-foot private peninsula in West Vancouver. The bling: It’s good to be prepared for all eventualities. We totally get that. It’s perfectly plausible that one of your wealthy (but...

Jun 7, 2018
An inspirational story of disappointment to triumph

Success may be measured by how well you play the long game — and it looks as though Ian Telfer is winning. The renowned entrepreneur and mining exec is chairman of the board at Goldcorp Inc., one of the leading gold producers. If there is a lesson to be learned from...

Jun 6, 2018
B.C. woman takes home Mompreneur award
By the Editors

Port Coquitlam native Kah-Mei Smith is one of this year’s recipients of a Mompreneur award, a prize given to Canadian mothers in business. Smith works an independent distributor of Young Living, which produces essential oils. Through her site The Daily Oilers, Smith and her team of 15 sell Young Living products...

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