Contents | May 2010

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The Green Issue

It Takes A Village

Everyone loves district energy, but who's going to pay for it?
By Colleen Kimmett

A Tough Row to Hoe

As viable farmland dwindles, so does the economic case for agriculture.
By David Jordan

The Future of Farming

City Farm Boy Ventures may just represent the future of farming in Vancouver.
By David Jordan

Patently Obvious

Why sharing your ideas is good for sustainability.
By Anne Casselman


On the Line

B.C.'s pollsters are bringing some shiny technological weaponry into their ongoing war. Will new online tactics beat out the tried and true telephone for statistical supremacy?
By Frances Bula

Half Full: Golf in B.C. in 2010

Tiger's scandals are the least of it. With declining participation rates and falling profits, golf operators are sweating. Yet B.C.'s long-suffering golfing resorts may just be turning a corner.
By Jim Sutherland

Business Golf: The Links that Bind

Musings on why the golf course is an important ground for business and building relationships.
By John Bucher

Profile: Cam Watt

Cam Watt spent millions to turn an old Downtown Eastside building into high-end condos – then the market tanked. Time for plan B.
By David Jordan

Round Table: Ecodensity Forever?

Experts praise Vancouver's density strategy. But where does the city go from here? Is there life beyond condos and cafes?
By BCBusiness


Cultural Exchange:CEOs and aboriginal chiefs walk a mile in each other's shoes

Slice of the Advertising Pie:Vancouver entrepreneurs turn pizza boxes into billboards

After the Bloom has Faded:One of Canada's leading rose growers calls it quits

Inquiring Minds:What's your best grooming tip?

Expat:Living large in Denmark

Need to Know:How to Cut Costs for Your Small Business

Crossroads:Andrew Petter, SFU's new president, is bringing academia to the people

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