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Feb 7, 2020
Matrix: Were the 2010 Olympics a win for B.C.?
Nathan Caddell

Ten years ago this month, some 2,600 athletes from around the globe were gearing up to head to the XXI Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver. Whether or not you loved the massive party that followed, it’s tough to dispute that...

Feb 6, 2020
About Town: World Housing House Party – Change the Rules for Girls 2020 fundraiser
Paul Duchart

World Housing House Party, Change the Rules for Girls’ inaugural fundraising event, attracted more than 150 guests and VIPs to the Livingspace showroom in Vancouver. Celebrating philanthropy and innovation, the gathering raised more than $480,000 for the Girls 2 Grannies project in Cambodia...

Feb 6, 2020
10 Things You Didn't Know About... Obakki Foundation founder Treana Peake
Nathan Caddell

Treana Peake started fundraising at a very young age, when she would run garage sales and the like in the small rural town of Hanna, Alberta. Eventually she started organizing concerts featuring her future husband, Ryan Peake, who would later...

Feb 6, 2020
Veteran headhunter Caroline Stokes shares her tips for attracting and keeping the best employees
Felicity Stone

“Talent is the biggest driver of success, and a recruiter’s job is to get the talent,” writes Caroline Stokes in her new book, Elephants Before Unicorns: Emotionally Intelligent HR Strategies to Save Your Company. The self-described human capital entrepreneur did marketing and PR for firms like Sony Computer Entertainment Europe and Nokia Corp. before moving from the U.K. to Vancouver in 2006...

Feb 5, 2020
Property Watch: B.C. rental construction is on the rise
Steve Saretsky

Buyer beware? In B.C., it’s more like buyer despair. The province’s volatile housing market has led to a drop in prices, but affordability remains a problem. Even with low unemployment and rising wages, owning a home remains out of reach...

Feb 4, 2020
The highest- and lowest-priced homes sold in B.C.: January 26 to February 1
By the Editors

After sitting on the market for 111 days, the most expensive property to sell last week was a modern single-family home in Vancouver’s exclusive Point Grey neighbourhood. Built in 2016, the four-bedroom, five-bathroom house sold for 85 percent of the $6.25-million list price...

Feb 4, 2020
5 most popular biz books from the week of January 27 to February 2
Munro’s Books

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

Feb 4, 2020
Inventory: B.C.-crafted jewelry could make a lasting impression on your valentine
Felicity Stone

Leah Alexandra is both a jewelry business started in 2006 and the first two names of its founder, Leah Belford. In addition to demi-fine items, the Gastown studio produces handmade earrings, necklaces and rings using 14-karat gold, pearls and semiprecious...

Feb 3, 2020
Announcing the finalists for the BCBusiness Women of the Year Awards
By the Editors

Everyone knows that B.C. is home to some exceptional female business talent. Our new Women of the Year Awards aim to recognize the very best. The finalists for the inaugural competition, who hail from organizations large and small across the province...

Feb 3, 2020
After Hours: What to do in February 2020
Felicity Stone

The 2020 Hopwired Festival, at the Croatian Cultural Centre on Commercial Drive in Vancouver, features breweries and coffee roasters from across Canada and the U.S., plus the Espressotec coffee-inspired cocktail competition and a lager bar offering samples from Bellingham’s award-winning...

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