Health

Sep 19, 2022
Inventory: Healthy, made-in-B.C. snacks you can take on adventures
Alyssa Hirose

Anamika Gioia has been professionally popping lotus seeds since she launched Sacred Foods in 2020. (Her small-batch biz earned her a spot on our 30 Under 30 list last year.) But the Vancouver outfit’s roots go back much further: the...

Sep 19, 2022
The Top 3 Anti-Aging Solutions

BCBusiness + West Dermatology It’s no secret that the beauty industry is thriving because, even through pandemics and economic downturns, people still want to look and feel their best. In a world where there is little control over external factors, the things...

Sep 16, 2022
UBC-based nonprofit MEDIC Foundation cuts into the heart of chronic conditions
Rushmila Rahman

Anjali Menon may have grown up in Vancouver, but she flew back to Mumbai every year to visit her grandmother. They were very close, so she was shocked when she heard that her grandmother had passed from an untimely death. “Nobody...

Aug 29, 2022
A Gift to BC Children's Hospital Foundation Supports Big Strides in Addressing Childhood Illnesses
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + BC Children's Hospital Foundation Planning today for one’s legacy tomorrow can help set your mind at ease. Knowing a portion of one’s estate will go toward creating lasting, meaningful change in the community through a legacy gift is what inspires...

Aug 25, 2022
Vancouver Foundation eases the pressure of administering a fund after a spouse passes on
Robin Brunet

BCBusiness + Vancouver Foundation When Susan Eyford’s husband, Don, died in 2015, she faced the complexity of running a private foundation he had established to dispense funds for animal welfare, as well as environmental protection in B.C. Despite a deep desire to contribute...

Aug 19, 2022
Canadian tennis icon and entrepreneur Vasek Pospisil is rallying around functional mushrooms
Nathan Caddell

When BCBusiness reaches Vasek Pospisil over Zoom, he’s still recovering from the night before. Fair enough—after all, the Canadian tennis star spent some two hours and 40 minutes trading blows with Australian Jordan Thompson in the sweltering West Vancouver heat. Pospisil...

Aug 16, 2022
Vancouver-based Jevitty Life Sciences wants to help people live beyond 200 years
Rushmila Rahman

Last week, I went to get a body composition scan in Vancouver. Although I was greeted by relaxing spa music, I was acutely aware of why I was there: to have my body—and everything it's been through for 20-odd years—explained...

Jun 30, 2022
30 Under 30: Paul de Jersey's acupressure mat has got your back
Nathan Caddell

Life Story: Sometimes one career has to end for the other to begin. Growing up on the North Shore, Paul de Jersey had formative years were shaped by sports, particularly hockey. He led the BCHL in scoring while with Prince George...

Jun 30, 2022
30 Under 30: Emma Devin is labouring to redefine family structures
Rushmila Rahman

Life Story: Emma Devin’s house may be full of children, but not their own (yet). Caregiving has always come naturally to the entrepreneur, who regularly looks after children in their community and whose business is built on advocating for alternative family...

May 11, 2022
Imagia Canexia Health is taking cancer care under the knife
Rushmila Rahman

Given that the number of new cancer cases per year is projected to rise to 29.5 million by 2040, and given that cancer is the leading cause of death in Canada, anything that greases the wheels to improving patient care...

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