May 26, 2023
Go Figure: Check out these wheely interesting numbers about biking in B.C.
Melissa Edwards

Some 1,000 cyclists are arriving in the Cowichan Valley for Canada’s first-ever (gruelling, 210-kilometre) Belgian Waffle Ride from May 26 to 28.

May 23, 2023
After Hours: Spot prawns and Bill Nye are making a big splash this summer
Nathan Caddell

We know, it still feels early, but spot prawn season is right around the corner. With it, the annual Spot Prawn Festival is back at False Creek Fishermen’s Wharf in Vancouver on May 28. The season itself lasts for some...

Apr 25, 2023
Moving2Canada is fast tracking immigration information for newcomers
Rushmila Rahman

People often assume that Ruairi Spillane’s inspiration to start an immigration support platform is based on his own experience. “That would be a fantastic genesis story, but it was actually quite different,” he says of his move from Dublin to...

Apr 20, 2023
To put it bluntly, young weed brands like Zyre are bound to burn cash
Rushmila Rahman

As an Asian-Canadian woman, Audrey Wong feels lonely in the cannabis industry. “It is very much dominated by white men and a lot of legacy players as well,” say the founder of Zyre. Since we last spoke in 2022, Wong’s vape brand...

Apr 13, 2023
Weekend Warrior: Canuck Place Children's Hospice CEO Denise Praill's work rides on her love for horses
Rushmila Rahman

Denise Praill doesn’t know when she first met a horse—she just remembers breaking her wrist while riding one in Grade 2. “It’s just something that has been an integral part of our lifestyle,” she says. Praill’s family has been challenging...

Mar 21, 2023
A Vancouver financial counsellor gives 3 tips to get you thinking outside the bank
Rushmila Rahman

Max Mitchell remembers feeling nervous to buy his first condo in Vancouver. With mortgage payments, strata fees and insurance costs, he was sure he’d no longer have any additional savings. But much to his and his wife’s surprise, by buying...

Feb 24, 2023
Support local businesses with these 5 high-quality housewarming gift ideas
Lydia Cotic-Ehn

Don’t get me wrong, the chipped dinner bowls and plastic cutting boards we know and love will always have a special place in our hearts (the tacky Christmas mug I got when I was 10 will definitely become a family...

Jan 20, 2023
On Trend: Want to skip the gym? These online fitness programs will spot you
Rushmila Rahman

Mother-daughter duo Gabriela Schonbach and Amanda Giannakos channelled their passion for yoga and wellness into a COVID project back in 2020: Movement by NM. They started the subscription-based platform to blend “art, fitness and life” for $15/month or $99/year. Members...

Dec 21, 2022
The businesses our editors visited the most in 2022
By the Editors

There’s something about an awesome neighbourhood haunt that attracts you back time and again. Obviously, many of these places will be in our own neighbourhoods, because convenience rules all. But that’s not always the case. Maybe the closest thing to...

Dec 20, 2022
Delta-based cannabis producer Pure Sunfarms partners with local businesses on innovative holiday gifts
Nathan Caddell

Other than the obligatory pre-rolls and cannabis gummies you grab for your siblings, it can be pretty easy to write off cannabis companies for gift ideas. That’s not the case with Pure Sunfarms, which has made a habit of accentuating its...

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