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Oct 15, 2019
Go Figure: The doctor is online
Melissa Edwards

12% Number of British Columbians in a 2018 survey that had tried a virtual medical consultation, the highest share for any Canadian region 69% of British Columbians think a diagnosis from a virtual appointment wouldn’t be as accurate as from in-person visit 38%...

Oct 10, 2019
British Columbia Battlegrounds: The tale of two Randalls and turning Green in Esquimalt–Saanich–Sooke
Nathan Caddell

We're not sure if you’ve heard, but there’s a federal election coming up quite soon. BCBusiness profiles the ridings in the province that are most vulnerable, according to Today’s edition focuses on Esquimalt–Saanich–Sooke. We are 12 days away from a federal election that is really starting to heat up. If a vicious English leaders debate wasn’t...

Oct 9, 2019
After Hours: What to do in October 2019
Felicity Stone

Billed as Canada’s largest harvest festival, Harvestland brings activities for all ages to the Pacific National Exhibition in Vancouver this month. Look for the family-friendly Bavarian Village (axe-throwing, pumpkin catapult, swordplay), Kinder Farm (pumpkin carving stations, tractor rides), Woodland Labyrinth...

Oct 8, 2019
The highest- and lowest-priced homes sold in B.C.: September 29 to October 5
By the Editors

You might expect that a $4.5-million home sold last week would be located in the affluent west side of Vancouver or across Burrard Inlet in West Vancouver. In fact, the most expensive property was in Langley’s Salmon River area, according to...

Oct 8, 2019
5 most popular Canadian biz books from the week of September 30 to October 6
Munro’s Books

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

Oct 7, 2019
Carry On: How to stay refreshed on the road
Charlene Rooke

Sometimes a free glass of wine in the airline lounge just doesn’t cut it: you need a nap to really recharge and relax on that long layover. Reserve a stay at Minute Suites or Sleepbox, airport-based sleep stations based on...

Oct 4, 2019
BCBusiness Report Card: Rating the federal election campaign scandals thus far
Nathan Caddell

In the midst of a federal election that has seemingly swept up everyone and everything in its midst, some provincial manoeuvring has gone a tad under the radar. We’re, of course, to blame for that as well, and we will continue...

Oct 4, 2019
Young Guns: Jeff McCann covers for small businesses with Apollo Insurance
Nathan Caddell

The second-youngest in a family with six children had graduated from SFU in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and was well on his way to the courthouse. But McCann, a licensed insurance broker, took what he thought would be a temporary job in the field and fell...

Oct 4, 2019
Big Fat Deal: $11.5 million to make a splash on Kalamalka Lake in the Okanagan
Steve Burgess

Address: 8200 Kalavista Drive, Coldstream Price: $11,500,000 Listing: 10183262 The skinny: Six-bedroom, nine-bathroom (plus three powder rooms), 9,585-square-foot house on Kalamalka Lake in Coldstream The bling: So here’s a mansion on the shores of Kalamalka Lake, south of Vernon. It’s big and impressive. Add...

Oct 3, 2019
It's a Good Thing: Green Spark Group puts the spotlight on the environment
Matt O'Grady

If you ask Zena Harris why she launched Green Spark Group—a Vancouver-based consultancy, focused on sustainability in the film and television sector—you won’t hear phrases like “reducing our carbon footprint,” “greening our industry” or “saving the world.” What you will...

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