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Network with B.C.'s business leaders then hear Ian Telfer's inspirational story of how he went from 5 employees to $2.4 billion after the age of 50


Recenlty inducted in to the Canadian Business Hall of Fame, Ian will share with you how he never let adversity get in the way of his dreams



Jun 15, 2018
BCB Roundup: Soccer, political pursuits and legal letdowns
Nathan Caddell

Like a compellingly written legal decision, here’s what had our attention this week. Finally, the B.C. Supreme Court upheld a decision by the Law Society of B.C. to refuse Trinity Western University’s proposed law school. The case has been debated since a...

Jun 15, 2018
Science World food and wine event supports after-school program for kids
Felicity Stone

Some 300 people sampled food and wine at Science World’s first-ever Pairings: A gourmet evening with a dash of science on June 13. They also got to bid on silent auction items from wine to hotel stays and take in The Science Behind...

Jun 15, 2018
Go Figure: The raw numbers around the province’s sushi habit
Melissa Edwards

Sources: Provincial health authorities; City of Vancouver; Spacing.ca; ChopValue Manufacturing; B.C. Ministry of Agriculture...

Jun 14, 2018
Opinion: How to do business with B.C. First Nations
Lana Eagle

There are 198 First Nations in B.C. While there may be some similar concerns, each Nation is unique. Sadly some are not connected to the grid, others do not have ready access to clean drinking water, and most are contending...

Jun 14, 2018
Big Fat Deal: $5 million to be a pioneer or posh on the Eastside
Fiona Morrow

Address: PH2, 289 East 6th Avenue, Vancouver Price: $4,998,000 Lisitng: R2275227 The skinny: Three-bedroom, four-bathroom, 2,951-square-foot penthouse in Mount Pleasant. The bling: Klaxon! Klaxon! Pioneers needed. Yes, that’s right, it’s time for you to put your money where your principles lie and push that luxury...

Jun 13, 2018
What happens if B.C.'s housing bubble bursts
Steve Saretsky

The real estate boom gripping B.C., and the city of Vancouver in particular, has been historic on nearly all fronts. The frenzy to snatch up Vancouver soil kicked off in 2013. Bidding wars for detached homes spread like wildfire, pushing...

Jun 12, 2018
Herschel Supply opens North American flagship in Vancouver
Felicity Stone

Herschel Supply’s new North American flagship, which opens on Saturday, June 16, at 347 Water Street in Gastown, will showcase the largest physical collection of the company’s products anywhere in the world. Lyndon Cormack, who founded the company with his brother...

Jun 12, 2018
Aurora Cannabis acquires Anandia Labs in $115-million deal
By the Editors

One of the largest cannabis companies in Canada has made an important acquisition, purchasing Vancouver-based Anandia Labs for approximately $115 million. Anandia CEO and co-founder Jonathan Page is widely considered one of the leading experts in cannabis genomics—the study of the...

Jun 12, 2018
5 most popular biz books from the week of June 4 to 10
Munro’s Books

Best-selling business titles provided by Munro’s Books, 1108 Government Street, Victoria, B.C.

Jun 11, 2018
Canada Wide Media acquires Western Living and Vancouver magazines
By the Editors

Two of the biggest magazines in Western Canada are coming aboard Canada Wide Media. Western Living and Vancouver have been purchased by Canada Wide, which publishes BCBusiness magazine, TV Week magazine and digital lifestyle brand BCLiving, among others. “These are two of the most prestigious magazines in Western Canada, and we are...

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