Jul 11, 2023
Get the Best Eats at the Honda Celebration of Light
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + Truffles Fine Foods You haven’t really seen fireworks until you’ve experienced Vancouver’s Honda Celebration of Light—one of the city’s signature summer events, lighting up the sky over English Bay for three nights at the end of July. Every year, three countries—this year...

Jul 4, 2023
30 Under 30: Raveena Oberoi layers South Asian flavours into Just Cakes
Rushmila Rahman

Life Story: As a 16-year-old getting bullied in high school, Raveena Oberoi remembers turning to the kitchen. “I quickly became really obsessed with things like Food Network, Cake Boss and just making anything out of cake,” she says. She began Just...

Jun 19, 2023
'The economic conditions are real': Organizer Scott Gurney battles to sell out Brewery and the Beast
Nathan Caddell

Before COVID, selling tickets to Brewery and the Beast was just a matter of how fast the internet could process them. The all-you-can-eat-and-drink affair, put on Victoria-based 17 Black Events in Vancouver, Victoria and Calgary, features some of Canada’s most...

Jun 12, 2023
Canucks Premium Suites Available Now
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + Canucks Hosting new or prospective clients? Want to show your customers how much you appreciate their business? How about treating your team for a job well done? Small and medium businesses on a mission to bring the best to the...

May 15, 2023
One B.C. bar makes ranking of 50 best in North America
By the Editors

North America’s 50 Best Bars Academy recently did what its name suggests: it ranked the best bars in North America. This is only the second year the organization—which operates as a spinoff of The World’s 50 Best Bars—has come to...

Apr 28, 2023
The pair behind Victoria's only kosher bakery, My Way Bikery, get down to family business
Rushmila Rahman

Husband and wife Moshe and Leah Appel have a multi-layered relationship. They became best friends at seven years old, formed a romantic relationship later in life, and are now 50-50 partners behind Victoria’s only kosher bakery, My Way Bikery. “Adding...

Apr 28, 2023
Grounds for Coffee founder Dan Hilton bakes it to 30 years in business
Nathan Caddell

It was 1992 in Vancouver and Dan Hilton, a Royal Bank employee, started seeing green awnings everywhere and reevaluating what he wanted to do for a career. “Starbucks had 200 stores back then, and I thought [starting a coffee shop]...

Mar 20, 2023
Kamloops' Culinary Revolution: The Next Big Thing in B.C.'s Food Tourism
Natalie Bruckner

BCBusiness + Tourism Kamloops We just couldn’t keep this one to ourselves. While cities like Vancouver and Victoria often hog the spotlight as British Columbia's culinary capitals, some of the province's most exciting food experiences can be found off the beaten path.

Mar 17, 2023
5 Questions: A&W Canada vice president Angela Griffiths talks cup fees and doing what's right
Nathan Caddell

1. You’re currently A&W Canada’s strategy manager and vice president, food safety, animal welfare and environment. Can you take me through the Coles Notes of your career? Well, I’m kind of old, so that’s going to take awhile. I was born...

Feb 15, 2023
Pacific Trader: Is it time to take a bite of A&W?
Michael McCullough

The stock: For years, A&W Revenue Royalties Income Fund (TSX:AW.UN) was an income investor’s dream. In a time of low interest rates and dividend yields, the stock’s relatively frothy monthly distributions went down like a sweet root beer. Then the pandemic...

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