Contents | March 2012


Reality Cheque

The imminent arrival of Real Housewives of Vancouver has Canadians wondering who will be watching and if TV's "unscripted" moment is going to last. As it turns out, not only have the country's top TV producers jumped on board with reality programming, but Vancouver has become the darling of the television world for producing it – and our shows are airing worldwide.
by Kerry Gold


Rise of the Cyclotron

In a Richmond warehouse, a father and son team have become global players in the production of cyclotrons, isotope-producing machines that are changing the face of the rapidly advancing field of nuclear medicine.
by Roberta Staley

United We Buy

What value could the co-op business model, developed in Dickensian times and revived by 1970s hippies, possibly have in today's world of multinational retailers? The slow-food movement and the UN think an important one.
by Jeff Nield


Profile: Mark O'Dea

Mining guru Mark O'Dea shares his entrepreneurial side.
by Peter Mitham

Workforce: Going Nowhere

Talent is going to waste in dead-end, low-wage jobs.
by Peter Severinson

business briefs

Not Your Typical BIA One man tackles Canada's own Battle of Hastings at Vancouver's newest BIA

Digital Vision Ski goggles of the future

No Boys Allowed Vancouver's first ladies-only hotel floor

Inquiring Minds What professional risk have you taken?

Need to Know How to Foster Effective Professional Development

Crossroads Dave Cobb on making the leap from BC Hydro to the Jim Pattison Group

Lunch with Lucy Lucy lunches with condo marketing king Bob Rennie


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