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Apr 8, 2019
Pot Shots: Legalization stokes a cannabis culture clash
Guy Saddy

Walking the floor of the Lift & Co. Cannabis Expo, you can hardly see the reefer for the bongs. The sheer breadth of products and services being hawked is astounding: from production machinery (extractors, CO2 control systems, trimmers) to pest...

Apr 5, 2019
Does Vancouver need its own auditor general?
Anne Casselman

The City of Vancouver stands out for many reasons. Its temperate weather. Its staggering natural beauty. Its million-dollar house prices. But one unique quality is a head-scratcher: it’s the only large city in Canada without its own independent financial watchdog...

Apr 5, 2019
Telus named one of LinkedIn’s top 25 companies to work for in Canada
Juan Rivera

If its showing in a new ranking is any sign, people want to work for this B.C. business—and stay there. Vancouver-based Telus Corp. has made the top 25 in the Canadian edition of LinkedIn’s Top Companies 2019 list, placing 14th. Drawing on data from some...

Apr 4, 2019
Canadian employees prefer meaning over money: survey
By the Editors

As it turns out, “money isn’t everything” is truer than you might think. Just ask California–based ServiceNow, which surveyed Canadian office workers to find out what matters to them in their jobs. More than half of the 1,500 respondents to the online poll said that they wished their work was...

Apr 4, 2019
Go Figure: B.C.’s wine industry by the numbers
Melissa Edwards

Sources: B.C. Ministry of Agriculture, Agriculture Canada, B.C. Wine Institute, BC Liquor Distribution Branch, Statistics Canada...

Apr 4, 2019
3 B.C. businesses among 20 finalists for V2R Awards
Juan Rivera

Once again, the province’s innovation is showing. This year, three B.C. businesses were named finalists for Toronto-based PwC Canada’s V2R Awards. The competition—whose name is an acronym for Vision to Reality—chooses from applicants that have shown they can think outside the box by realizing their vision.

Apr 4, 2019
Big Fat Deal: $5 million for an exhibitionist’s dream home in Richmond
Fiona Morrow

Address: 9660 Herbert Road, Richmond Price: $5,360,000 Listing: R2331545 The skinny: Five-bedroom, six-bathroom, 4,430-square-foot house on a 10,604-square-foot lot in Richmond The bling: You can have anything you want—for a price. We all know it. And if your heart’s desire is to flaunt your fabulousness to...

Apr 3, 2019
The Post Demographic, Instalment 4: Why can’t we just leave the millennials alone?
David Allison

Recently, a friend sent me yet another article about the millennials single-handedly making something unhappy happen. In this case, they’re apparently running en masse to outdoor gear stores and buying up fleece, Birkenstocks and even denim coveralls. Why? Because apparently they’re...

Apr 3, 2019
After Hours: 3 things to do in April
By the Editors

Joseph Tisiga, a Whitehorse-based artist of Kaska Dena ancestry, takes visitors on a journey of identity through Tales of an Empty Cabin: Somebody Nobody Was, an exhibit of new and remixed works in a variety of mediums at Whistler’s Audain...

Apr 3, 2019
Conwest’s Latest Development Is a Game Changer for Mount Pleasant

BCBusiness + Conwest Group of Companies You don't often see preservation bonding with modernizationthe way it should: twinning the past with progress. Conwest Group of Companies is taking on the challenge to adapt a historic residence for new use in Vancouver's Mount Pleasant.

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