Lifestyle

Jan 21, 2021
Inventory: Made-in-B.C. wares to help you stay cosy during the cold winter months
Alyssa Hirose

Bowled Over Vancouver-based Pot Inc. mostly creates high-quality aluminum planters, but founder and landscape designer Todd Holloway also crafts vessels to hold a much hotter commodity (you guessed right, it’s fire). The steel Palano Fire Bowl can keep those safe...

Jan 15, 2021
Weekend Warrior: Denis Mikhailov's rock-climbing expeditions inspired the creation of Nomad Nutrition
Nathan Caddell

Originally, rock climbing was a way for Denis Mikhailov to procrastinate during his international relations degree at UVic. But it quickly became an obsession and, through a chance encounter, led to the start of a full-fledged business. Although Mikhailov’s passion for...

Dec 11, 2020
Inventory: The B.C.-made furniture, accessories and comforts that help working from home
Alyssa Hirose

Tables Turned Cristian Arostegui G. and Adam Gilmer founded Caramba, a flat-packed furniture design company, this March. The pair were the only two stay-at-home dads in their Victoria neighbourhood, and their children’s friendship sparked a bond–then a business. The pair’s European...

Dec 9, 2020
5 Reasons to Gift Simply Beautiful This Holiday

BCBusiness + Simply Beautiful Curated by the editorial team at BCLiving, Simply Beautiful has become not just the single most popular subscription box in Canada, but also a two-time award winner in the annual Canadian Subscription Box Awards, hosted by A Year...

Oct 14, 2020
Splash Art Auction and Gala Open to the Public

BCBusiness + Arts Umbrella We’ve all been spending more time at home in recent months. And while home has always been our refuge, a place for family dinners and quiet evenings in, it’s now so much more than that. Home is the...

Sep 17, 2020
Shop and Save: Simply Beautiful Expands Online Store

BCBusiness + Simply Beautiful Simply Beautiful launched in 2017 as an exciting way for the editorial team of BCLiving to share fabulous finds and gorgeous picks, culled from thousands of products tested throughout the year. From home decor treasures to stylish accessories...

Jul 30, 2020
7 B.C.-based vodka soda brands to check out this long weekend
Darian Kovacs

It’s the peak of summer, the sun is hot, and we’re chasing the most refreshing vodka soda of the season. I know what you’re thinking—with so many ready-to-drink options to choose from, finding the perfect one is a daunting task.

Jul 28, 2020
Summer golf getaways to Kamloops, BC
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + Golf Kamloops From lake shores to cliff sides, Kamloops’ distinct landscapes offer unique challenges for all skill levels. Home to top-ranked courses Tobiano and Talking Rock, Kamloops boasts some of the most unique golf layouts in Canada—eight in total—and with plenty of annual sunshine, amazing conditions and an eight-month...

Jul 20, 2020
Innovate or Die
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + Innovative Fitness Innovative Fitness lives up to its name with a successful pivot into two-way streaming its customized personal training services. Leveraging tech and underutilized space is not a new concept, but as the sharing economy takes a hit...

Jun 11, 2020
30 Under 30: Sarah Sangha explores aromachology with Vellum Wellness
Alyssa Hirose

Life Story: Sarah Sangha knew from an early age that she wanted to be a journalist, and after earning a degree in political science from Kwantlen Polytechnic University in 2012 and a diploma in broadcast journalism from BCIT in 2014...

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