April 2020

In this issue

Jul 21, 2020
It's a Good Thing: Can the B.C. forestry industry find its footing through technology?
Matt O'Grady

This article was originally published in our April issue, and written before the COVID-19 pandemic came to Canada. Sometimes when you’re looking for the root of a problem, the culprit is clear. With B.C.’s forestry sector, rotten roots could be seen everywhere in 2019, from high stumpage rates and low timber prices to limited log supply (brought on by pine beetles...

Jul 10, 2020
Young Guns: Sean Burke's latest venture is about more than making money
Nathan Caddell

In his 32 years, Sean Burke has made three big career moves. The first two were unmitigated successes. After graduating from SFU with both a bachelor’s degree in accounting and the basketball team’s all-time record for assists, the North Vancouver native was scooped up by global accounting and advisory giant PwC. It wasn’t long before Burke became a chartered accountant and...

Jul 9, 2020
Weekend Warrior: Investment executive Danny Popescu scales summits
Nathan Caddell

Danny Popescu attempted a 15-years-later revival of one of his life highlights this past January, and like Sylvester Stallone slipping back into Rocky Balboa’s trunks or Bruce Willis finding John McClane’s grin again, there were some growing pains. Having had a great experience climbing Mount Kilimanjaro for a BC Children’s Hospital charity effort at the age of 30, Popescu thought...

Apr 1, 2020
Introducing our 2020 Women of the Year
By the Editors

As a strong supporter of B.C. women in business, we figured we had a handle on the key players and up-and-coming talents. Then we put out the call for the first Women of the Year Awards—and learned that this province is home to an even greater wealth of female leaders and entrepreneurs than we thought. It all began this past winter...

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