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Sep 18, 2018
5 most popular biz books from the week of September 10 to 16
Munro’s Books

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

Sep 17, 2018
Problem Solved: Tree Island Gourmet Yogurt plants a new strategy
Felicity Stone

We are developing a plant-based yogurt to extend our dairy brand. How do we position our products so the plant-based yogurt is viewed as neither a lesser option for non-dairy eaters who have no alternative, nor as superior to dairy?

Sep 17, 2018
5 must-visit Oliver Osoyoos wineries for foodies
Christina Newberry

Best known as a wine destination in B.C.’s Okanagan Valley, Oliver has plenty to offer foodies too. Local vineyards are getting creative with their cuisine, showcasing the abundance of the area’s farms and fields in addition to award-winning grapes. From a quick lunch break to world-class dining, these wineries combine...

Sep 14, 2018
How small businesses with Asian ambitions can profit from Hong Kong’s B.C. connections
Nick Rockel

One warm night in downtown Hong Kong, I’m sipping a Japanese session IPA with the head of the local Vancouver Canucks fan club. Thomas Lau owns this joint: Coedo Taproom, a stylish resto-bar on a back street in the bustling...

Sep 14, 2018
How B.C. businesses and management programs ranked this week
By the Editors

This was a week for rankings by business magazines. Canadian Business released the 2018 Growth 500, which lists the country’s 500 fastest-growing companies. There were 58 based in Vancouver, which apparently includes Burnaby, Coquitlam, Delta, Langley, Port Coquitlam, North Vancouver, Richmond, Surrey and White Rock, according to the magazine. The company...

Sep 13, 2018
Big Fat Deal: $5 million to be very Versace in Richmond
Fiona Morrow

Address: 3491 Barmond Avenue, Richmond Price: $4,880,000 Listing: R2293726 The skinny: Five-bedroom, six-bathroom, 3,518-square-foot house on a 7,921-square-foot lot in Richmond The bling: Being excessively wealthy is not without challenges, we know. It’s easy to be envied by your employees (business and domestic) and...

Sep 13, 2018
Weekend Warrior: Lawrie Ferguson drums up support for her band
Felicity Stone

“We basically play at places where people have no choice but to hear us,” Lawrie Ferguson declares cheerfully about her band, Couldn’t Sleep (more about the name later). “So, little parties and stuff.” Their biggest audience so far was at...

Sep 12, 2018
Top 5 most and least affordable places to purchase homes in Metro Vancouver: report
By the Editors

A new study from Canadian real estate firm Zoocasa has found that there isn’t a single market across Metro Vancouver where a household earning the median income can afford homes for sale. The report used benchmark detached houses and apartment prices, as well as Statistics Canada data, to identify a massive gap between...

Sep 11, 2018
5 most popular Canadian biz books from the week of September 3 to 9
Munro’s Books

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

Sep 11, 2018
Big Trouble in Little B.C.: Does China pose a threat to our province?
Ng Weng Hoong

As he moves to consolidate power at home, Xi Jinping is sowing doubt abroad. From Asia to North America, other countries were already questioning the motives of an increasingly assertive China. Now President Xi’s war on corruption—a key justification for...

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