Lifestyle

Apr 23, 2020
How to be your own cybersecurity expert: Avoid scams, use MFA, be a hero
Alyssa Hirose

Cybercrime doesn’t make the most exciting television—the world only wants hundreds of versions of the same police procedural, apparently—but it can have a devastating impact on our everyday lives, especially with so much work now taking place online. Derek Manky...

Apr 23, 2020
Virtual school 101: 5 tips for parents with performance anxiety
Alyssa Hirose

Our homes have transformed into schools and workspaces, and the pressure is on to be as smart as Mr. White, as sweet as Miss Honey and as cool as Mr. S. A lot of parents are finding themselves more responsible...

Apr 16, 2020
How to be your own physio: Posture, stretches and managing pain
Alyssa Hirose

Move over, tennis elbow: there’s a new gang of activity-related injuries in town. I’m talking laptop neck. And trackpad hand. And kitchen chair butt. Yep, working from home has risks besides stepping on Lego or eating a week’s worth of...

Apr 15, 2020
How to be your own nail technician: Removing gel nails at home
Alyssa Hirose

OK, I’ll admit it: access to beauty services is not the most important thing going on in the world right now. But global pandemic or not, time still passes, and nails still grow. No fear, the expert esthetician is here!

Apr 14, 2020
How to be your own contractor: Seal windows, change light bulbs, scrub tubs
Alyssa Hirose

We all need a little help once in a while, but this pesky pandemic is making it awfully hard to access individuals and organizations that make our lives easier. And when there’s not much to do besides stare at the...

Apr 2, 2020
Your 3D printer could make you a COVID-19 hero
Alyssa Hirose

It’s hard not to feel helpless in these difficult times, but if you have a 3D printer, you might play a key role in supporting B.C.’s health-care workers in the coming months. Two B.C. companies, Victoria-based Crisis Rapid Prototyping Society (CRPS)...

Jan 24, 2020
Put Your Best Smile Forward

BCBusiness + BC Perio Whether following celebrity trends or following your heart, you want to look your best—and there is nothing like a beautiful smile to help create a sense of confidence and readiness to face the world. “Hollywood smiles” is a term used for what most people perceive to be...

Jan 7, 2020
Boost Your Lifestyle

BCBusiness + Booster Juice If you’ve ever resolved to live a healthier, more active lifestyle, engaging in a business opportunity that brings that lifestyle to communities across North America might be the perfect way to take your commitment to the next...

Dec 18, 2019
New Campus for Tomorrow's Leaders

BCBusiness + University Canada West Students at University Canada West’s (UCW) new campus will find more than the business-focused, teaching-intensive educational experience they have come to rely on. The school is offering a robust range of courses at Vancouver House, which...

Dec 12, 2019
Weekend Warrior: Michael Wrinch has a taste for danger
Felicity Stone

“I’ve been doing electrical engineering my whole life,” says Michael Wrinch. “I was born this way.” When Wrinch was a child, his mother noticed that he enjoyed taking things to pieces, so she asked the local TV repairman to drop off anything customers didn’t want fixed at the end of...

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