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Nov 1, 2007
B.C. Inventors
Laura Morrison

(Note: based on submissions to BCBusiness) Yeast enhancement: Dr. Henry van Vuuren of UBC’s Wine Research Centre and First Ventures Technologies has discovered a type of “super” yeast capable of limiting the development of ethyl carbonate (urethane), the carcinogen found...

Nov 1, 2007
The Inventors
Peter Severinson

Have you ever seen some stranger doing something entirely ordinary when suddenly, inexplicably, a light bulb – out of nowhere – flares into existence above their head? Probably not. But were that sort of thing to happen, it would happen...

Nov 1, 2007
What It Takes To Retire Rich
Peter Wilson

We all have visions of what it takes to retire rich – finally savouring a taste of the good life, with first-class travels, fast cars and martinis by the pool. But, as Peter Wilson discovers, come age 65, many of us are in for a shock. What does your roadmap to retirement look like?

Nov 1, 2007
Trash for Cash
Ryan Stuart

The plant could produce 40 to 60 jobs, generate $1 million in taxes, and spin off related businesses. Steam from the generator could heat vegetable greenhouses or water for a land-based tropical food-fish aquaculture operation. And air emissions from the...

Nov 1, 2007
State of the Arts
Jessica Werb

With their city regularly cited as one of the most livable metropolises on the planet and their province’s economy booming, Vancouverites have plenty to feel smug about. But, business people and members of the arts community warn that without a cohesive arts-and-culture infrastructure, all the convention centres in the world will mean nothing. This is the state of the arts.

Nov 1, 2007
No Time for Tyrants
Christy Clark, Karin Kirkpatrick, Lisa Ryan

You’ll find it in figureheads, puppet masters, mediators and dictators. There’s no mistaking it: power. Once upon a time, it was easy to pinpoint; spot the loudest, proudest white man in a suit and you’d likely find an organization’s key decision maker. It’s not so simple anymore. Power has been divided and...

Nov 1, 2007
Corporate Board Games
David Jordan

It’s a hot September morning in downtown Vancouver. Heat shimmers off the pavement, the hot dog vendors at Robson Square are firing up their grills and the sidewalk terraces along Hornby Street are packed to bursting with late-season tourists and...

Oct 20, 2007
The Brand Marriage From Hell
Tony Wanless

A proposed merger between two big suburban Vancouver credit unions has been called off. Apparently, the dating that's been going on for several months convinced the two that any union between them would end up as a brand marriage from hell. Tony Wanless

Oct 13, 2007
Entrepreneur of the Year 2007 - Video Clip from the Event
Video by Samantha Legge

2007 Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year Pacific Region overall winner Lucas Lundin accepts his award briefly and graciously.

Oct 12, 2007
Entrepreneur of the Year 2007 - Lukas Lundin Slideshow
BCBusiness D.B.

Photos of the Entrepreneur of the Year 2007 gala event held October 9th, 2007 at the Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre. Gala Photos: EOY 2007 Winner | Category Winners Gala Event: Lukas Lundin's Acceptance Speech Entrepreneur of the Year 2007 Winners:

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