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Sep 13, 2019
Weekend Warrior: Formworks Architectural's Jim Bussey gets up to speed
Felicity Stone

Jim Bussey is making up for his misspent youth. The Victoria native got a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and history from UVic in 1980, followed by a master of architecture at UBC. He’s hung around Vancouver ever since, establishing himself professionally by working for other people and then starting an...

Sep 12, 2019
10 Things You Didn’t Know About... Fresh Prep Foods co-founder Becky Brauer
Felicity Stone

BCBusiness wrote about Fresh Prep Foods co-founders Husein Rahemtulla and Dhruv Sood when they were 30 Under 30 winners in 2018. Becky Brauer, a friend from Burnaby Central High School, joined the meal kit delivery company when it launched in...

Aug 23, 2019
The great escape to Powell River
Fiona Morrow

The picturesque Sunshine Coast community is enjoying an economic revival, with help from entrepreneurs and young families fleeing the mainland Colleen McClean stares at the ceiling where her vent fan should already be installed and sighs. It’s just another in a long list of hiccups and delays that keep pushing back the...

Jul 19, 2019
On Trend: Driving change in car services
Juan Rivera

Luxury carmaker Genesis Motors, a division of Hyundai Motor Group, is setting itself apart from competitors. Through the Genesis at Home service, prospective buyers can go online, pick out a car and request a test drive. Operating in the Lower...

Jul 12, 2019
After Hours: 3 things to do this summer
By the Editors

For 40 years, the annual Kamloopa Powwow has celebrated the Secwepemc people’s culture and heritage. The colourful mix of storytelling, food, song and dance in traditional regalia attracts performers, craftspeople and spectators from all over North America. Dancers and drummers...

Jul 11, 2019
10 Things You Didn't Know About... Vitruvi Co-founder Sara Panton
Nathan Caddell

Sara Panton and her brother, Sean, started a blog and began tinkering with essential oils in 2013. Coincidentally or not, it appears the pair got in on the trend at the right time. Vitruvi, the Vancouver-based company they co-founded, is one...

Jul 10, 2019
Weekend Warrior: Parallel 49's Marissa Mills goes from bottles to bikes
Nathan Caddell

Before she could legally drive, Marissa Mills had already bought a motorcycle and was teaching herself via YouTube to fix it up. It might be hard for most people to jump from not operating a vehicle of any kind to...

Jul 7, 2019
Inventory: Take it outside with sporting goods designed in B.C.
Juan Rivera

SPOKES PEOPLE Landyachtz, launched in 1997 on Vancouver Island by UVic students Mike Perreten and Tom Edstrand, gained its fame for high-quality skateboards and longboards. In 2016, with the goal of improving customers’ lives in the cyclist heaven that is Vancouver...

Jul 4, 2019
Weekend Warrior: Soccer players Melissa Tancredi and Selenia Iacchelli get down to business
Felicity Stone

What happens when two medical professionals meet on the soccer pitch? For chiropractor Melissa Tancredi and physiotherapist Selenia Iacchelli, the outcome was co-founding a Vancouver clinic. The pair first got together as members of Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team in...

Jun 27, 2019
Staying on Top Takes Balance

BCBusiness + Innovative Fitness Whether you run your own business or work for an established firm, chances are the worklife balance scale tilts more toward one side than the other. There’s no 9-to-5 anymore for driven business professionals; typically, they’re working in the corners of the day, being pulled in multiple directions. Some...

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