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Jul 1, 2008
Donald Lindsay: The Miner
Peter Mitham

A slump in commodity prices and dramatic shifts in exchange rates that put Canada’s dollar neck and neck with the U.S. currency for much of last year made for extraordinary circumstances in the mining sector, which has otherwise been enjoying booming demand for its products. “It was quite an unusual...

Jul 1, 2008
Richard Garneau: The Miller
Peter Mitham

Canada’s dollar was already well on its way north when Richard Garneau was appointed president and CEO of Catalyst Paper Corp. (CTL-T) in late March 2007. A veteran executive of major Quebec players including Donohue Inc., Finlay Forest Products and...

Jul 1, 2008
Dianne Doyle: The Caregiver
Peter Mitham

Generating revenues isn’t the focus of what Providence Health Care does; in fact, unlike most businesses, the more work it does, the less likely it is to be profitable. With the cost of providing health care rising, Providence is more...

Jul 1, 2008
Lindsay Gordon: The Banker
Peter Mitham

Ask Lindsay Gordon about his company’s performance in a year that’s not been kind to many financial institutions, and he points to Western Canada’s economic strength. “How a bank performs is a function of the economy in which it operates...

Jul 1, 2008
The Orient Express: B.C. Business in China
Lauren Kramer

With the construction of a $14.7-million B.C.-Canada House Pavilion underway in Beijing, several of B.C.’s trade associations are assembling their delegations and hoping to expand BC business in China, using the 2008 Beijing Olympics as a convenient springboard. “China is clearly an emerging market for us, and this is a very good opportunity to kick down a few doors and learn more about it,” says Pascal Spothelfer, president and CEO of the B.C. Technology Industry Association (BCTIA).

Jul 1, 2008
B.C. Business Leaders From 1998: Where Are They Now?
Lauren Kramer

We check in with the titans of B.C. business from our 1998 list of the Best CEOs What a difference a decade makes. Compare this year’s list of top CEOs with those from 1998 and you can’t help but notice a sea change in the top echelon of B.C. business leaders.  

Jul 1, 2008
The Realty Deal: B.C. Real Estate Market
Peter Mitham

Real estate is booming, so why are so few developers on the Top 100 list of B.C.’s biggest companies? Mainly because revenue, our basis for ranking companies, is one bit of information few developers are willing to disclose.

Jul 1, 2008
The 100 Sit Pretty: Top 100 Companies in B.C.
Peter Mitham

This year’s Top 100 numbers back up economists’ claims that B.C. is well positioned to weather any economic downturn associated with the U.S. housing crisis. Aggregate revenues for the Top 100 companies were $122.2 billion, an increase of 8.9 per cent over last year’s tally. The surge outpaces the 6.2 per cent rise in the province’s nominal GDP. And the threshold for making the list this year inched up to $223.9 million in annual revenues, $40 million more than last year.

Jul 1, 2008
An Olympic Tour
by BCBusiness Online

For better viewing, click the "full screen" button. BCBusiness assistant art director Ben Oliver and digital editor John Bucher narrate a photographic tour of three major projects now being built in the Lower Mainland: the Sea to Sky Highway expansion, the Athlete's Village in False Creek, and Richmond's speed-skating oval. Photographs...

Jun 27, 2008
Top 100 Blue Box Slideshow
BCBusiness Online

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