Contents | September 2012


From the Ground Up

Forestry is integral to the economic security of the province, but more than half our pine forests have been decimated by mountain pine beetles, and fires continue to ravage the rest. With efforts to replant failing to meet demand, is it only a matter of time until the lumber industry grinds to a halt?
by Daina Lawrence


The Enforcer

As the province's top accountant, auditor general John Doyle has embraced the role of government watchdog. From BC Hydro to the Legislature, Doyle brings his no-nonsense Aussie attitude to B.C.'s balance sheets.
by Anne Casselman

High-Value Harvest

With vast swaths of forest falling prey to the pine beetle, is it time for the province to move from bulk lumber exporter to value-added manufacturer?
by Andrew Findlay


Profile: Debra Hewson

Debra Hewson, CEO of investment firm Odlum Brown, reflects on the lucky beginnings of her much-discussed career.
by Sarah Fullbrook

business briefs

Holiday Giving Voluntourism lets travellers leave behind more than dollars

Making Smart Time Local boys: the entrepreneurs behind the Pebble watch

See Food Sources Tracking the catch of the day

Inquiring Minds How do you reward exceptional work?

Need to Know Setting up a home business

Crossroads Brian Frank, CEO TimberWest Forest Corp.

Lunch with Lucy Lucy lunches with culinary expert Lesley Stowe

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