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Sep 8, 2008
Sic Transit Gloria: Made-in-B.C. Opportunity
By Tony Wanless

Few single- purpose vehicles to move people around. Just mass. If you want to get from here to there, you either walk, drive, take transit to someplace vaguely near where you want to go, or cab it. Similar situations exist in most communities. Take the second option, also the most common.

Sep 5, 2008
Video: 2009 BCBusiness Fashion Shoot
J Bucher

Here is your behind-the-scenes peek at the inaugural BCBusiness fashion shoot, coordinated by art director Cathy Mullaly and assistant art director Ben Oliver, and filmed and edited by digital editor John Bucher. Video: Burnaby's Shakerboarding King Video: William Vince's DTES Audio: Steven Schelling talks fashion Back to article: The BCB Fall Style Guide Photographer: Nick...

Sep 5, 2008
B.C. Style Around the World
Alexandra Barrow

Through unique talent and hard-work, the following designers are just a few who have proven that Vancouver-based labels can grace the world-stage in sophisticated, high-end attire. The bold yet elegant looks of Jason Matlo’s couture-cut, ready-to-wear designs were officially launched when Matlo started his company in 2004, but it took over...

Sep 4, 2008
BCBusiness Style: Wear It Well
BCBusiness Online

Here they are, all the finished photos from the inaugural BCBusiness fashion shoot. The shoot, which took place in a warehouse loft overlooking the Port of Vancouver, on a sunny day in early summer, was styled by Vancouver writer and stylist Steven Schelling, who sits down to chat about the...

Sep 3, 2008
Beekeeping: The Sweet Science
Susan Hollis

One day I was driving out in Langley and I saw the Bee Centre. I thought, “Damn it, I’ve done enough reading about it – I’m going to go get some bees.” I went in there and the guy wouldn’t...

Sep 3, 2008
E-learning and Online Business Training Comes of Age
J Bucher

The portmanteau of “web” and “seminar” is, in case you’re wondering, a presentation, lecture or workshop that’s transmitted over the Internet. Encompassing meetings that take place in real time (a university class, say) as well as those recorded for anytime-anywhere...

Sep 3, 2008
Launi Skinner, Got Junk?
Peter Severinson

A great thing about being a franchise operation in B.C. is that you just have to look a short way across the border to see how it’s done. Seattle-based Starbucks Corp. (SBUX) could give yeast cells a lesson in propagation. But Vancouver-based trash trucker 1-800-Got-Junk LLC recently got more than just tips from the neighbouring giant: it scored a new president.

Sep 3, 2008
Meeting challenges: B.C. Tourism
Peter Mitham

A strong dollar, high fuel prices and economic storm clouds south of the border dogged B.C. tourism operators through this summer. Advance bookings were soft as tourists put off making plans until the last minute – and even then, favourable...

Sep 3, 2008
QLT Inc: A Place Called Hope
Dee Hon

Robert Butchofsky smiles a lot for a man trying to sell the hope that his company has fallen as low as it can go. “We’re not dead,” says the president and CEO of QLT Inc. (QLT-T) as he guides this reporter out of his sleek office on Vancouver’s Great Northern Way.

Sep 3, 2008
The fight over Haida Gwaii's bear hunt
by Erin Millar

The man who introduces himself as Casey Bear is pacing quickly, flustered, having just experienced what he calls one of the most violent altercations of his life. He laughs hysterically and nervously pulls a bear mask on and off his face as he describes how a man snuck up behind...

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