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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


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May 28, 2018
Lunch with Edge of the Knife co-director Gwaai Edenshaw
Lucy Hyslop

From carving and metalsmithing to helping identify the plants on the protection list used by loggers, Gwaai Edenshaw is something of a Renaissance man. Now, as a co-director and co-writer, he’s leading the charge for a new film industry in his...

May 28, 2018
Two Vancouver business leaders honoured with national award for contributions to gender equality
Aleena Deandra

Jill Earthy and Lois Nahirney, co-chairs of the We for She movement, have been awarded the HSBC Community Contributor of the Year Award by the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI). This is the first time two winners have shared the...

May 28, 2018
Building Communities One Home At a Time

BCBusiness + Essence Properties Q: What pointers would you give to first-time home buyers? A: Know what you want and then know what you can comfortably afford. Make sure that you’ve asked yourselves the hard questions if you’re thinking of buying an older home. They should be asking questions like “are we willing to take...

May 25, 2018
Watercooler: Too bad to fail
Steve Burgess

Failure. People are always saying bad things about it. But it has its upside. These days it’s all Canucks fans have to cheer about. Since making the playoffs stopped being a thing around here, the only option left was to...

May 24, 2018
Who should replace Morgan Freeman as the voice of Translink?
Nathan Caddell

It was hard to find a single person who disagreed with the decision to let Morgan Freeman announce sweet nothings into the ears of Vancouver commuters yesterday. It now appears that the actor won’t, in fact, be heard on Metro Vancouver's...

May 24, 2018
Big Fat Deal: $6 million to "downsize" in Deep Cove
Fiona Morrow

Address: 1938 Cardinal Crescent, Deep Cove Price: $6,288,000 Listing: R2246643 The skinny: Six-bedroom, five-bathroom, 4,629-square-foot house on a 14,391-square-foot lot in Deep Cove. The bling: It comes to us all, and there’s really no need to be embarrassed. You’re getting older and the kids...

May 23, 2018
New Kids on the Block: Vancouver joins the cryptocurrency rush
Matt O'Grady

When I reconnect with Sean Clark in October 2017, it’s almost exactly a year since the last time I saw him—climbing a stage at the Vancouver Convention Centre to receive an Entrepreneur Of The Year award. His baby—Shoeme.ca, launched in 2012—had...

May 23, 2018
Important Questions to Ask When You Want to Sell Your Business

BCBusiness + Pacific M&A and Business Brokers Ltd. For Pino Bacinello, president of Pacific M&A and Business Brokers Ltd., knowing where to start when deciding to sell one’s business requires asking self-directed questions — and ideally, asking those questions years before the...

May 22, 2018
5 most popular Canadian biz books from the week of May 14 to 20
Munro’s Books

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

May 18, 2018
An Advisor Can Best Lead You Through Tax Reforms

BCBusiness + Manning Elliott LLP While the tax reforms imposed by the provincial and federal governments in their latest budgets stunned many in the business community, they didn’t surprise Craig Prenter, CPA, CA, partner at Manning Elliott LLP. “Unfortunately they aren’t without...

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