Lifestyle

Aug 17, 2018
Vancouver's ultimate happy hour guide
Catherine Tse

There is no shortage of happy hour options in Vancouver, which is great news for anyone looking for wallet-friendly fare. This city is known worldwide for its spectacular restaurants and if you come at the right time, the best of the best are serving up some of the tastiest bargains...

Aug 16, 2018
New-generation airport lounges and laser tag cruise ships
Charlene Rooke

Cool summer Swim against the current this summer by going north. Norwegian Bliss debuts out of Seattle as the largest cruise ship to Alaska, with a racetrack and laser tag for the kids, Jersey Boys and Margaritaville dining for grown-ups. Or catch some Yukon...

Aug 14, 2018
Go Figure: As DOTA2 competition hits Vancouver, B.C.’s video game industry powers up another level
Melissa Edwards

Our province’s reputation as a video game hub moves up another notch with the “Super Bowl of eSports”

Aug 13, 2018
Office Space: WiderFunnel embraces team spirit
Felicity Stone & Aleena Deandra

Growing from 13 to 35 workers in three years, WiderFunnel, which tests marketing strategies for other businesses, needed an office that wasn’t just bigger but better. So the Vancouver-based company leased a space with spectacular views of downtown and Burrard...

Aug 13, 2018
Are we wired for laziness?
Wellness Matters

Recent Simon Fraser University research found that even within a well-rehearsed movement like walking, the nervous system subconsciously monitors energy use and continuously re-optimizes movement patterns in a constant effort to move as cheaply as possible. “This is good news if you’re an athlete,” says lead researcher Max Donelan. Moving as cheaply as...

Aug 8, 2018
Growing Legal: Six organizations ready to take advantage of cannabis legalization
Nathan Caddell

Based:VancouverLaunched: 2018What it’s rolling out:Because blockchain is everywhere all the time, proponents of the online ledger are already getting in on the cannabis game. Vancouver’s DMG Blockchain Solutions is developing CannaChain as an e-commerce marketplace and supply-chain management system. CannaChain...

Aug 2, 2018
2018 Deighton Cup photos
Christine McAvoy

Saturday, July 20, marked the 10th anniversary of the Deighton Cup. The annual afternoon soirée at the Hastings Racecourse saw folks dressed their best, cocktails in hand, cheering on the riders and horses. Here are some of our favourite people and looks from one of Vancouver's best fashion events of the...

Aug 1, 2018
Recharge your mind with sleep
Wellness Matters

The human mind is abuzz with thoughts all day, from experiencing a wide spectrum of emotions and the multitasking required in both work and family to the distraction from media and electronic devices. “Our mind produces electrical and chemical activity in the brain,” says Catherine Roscoe Barr, BSc. in neuroscience, wellness...

Jul 25, 2018
On Trend: B.C. organizations are taking sustainability to heart
Felicity Stone

One person’s trash is another person’s—art piece? Vernon muralist Michelle Loughery got 500 community members to create public art using fishing buoys salvaged by the Vancouver-based Ocean Legacy Foundation. Parts of ArtRoute Blue Buoys are on display at the Greater Vernon...

Jul 23, 2018
Five Questions with Club Penguin co-founder Lane Merrifield
Nathan Caddell

1. What kind of persona will you bring to Dragons’ Den?It sounds a bit cliché, but the producers said, “Listen, we asked you to be on the show because we’ve spent enough time getting to know you and watching you...

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