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Contents | August 2011

cover

The Curse of Small Business

Small businesses account for a third of B.C.'s GDP and more than half of its private-sector jobs. So why are we lagging in productivity?
by Peter Severinson

features

Waking the Bear

Victoria's half-built hilltop resort is slowly emerging from its extended hibernation.
by Brennan Clarke

Soil and Trouble

As land values soar, a new crop of farmers finds creative ways to buy the farm.
by Andrew Findlay

Profile: Brett Skinner

Fraser Institute president and CEO Brett Skinner insists his work is more about numbers than politics.
by David Jordan

business briefs

Selling Schools to China School districts sell B.C. education in China

Handshakes and Hugs Negotiating a land lease with the Okanagan Nation's matriarch

Professional Friends Hooked on Facebook? Great, when can you start?

Inquiring Minds What is your job interview curveball?

Need to Know How to Manage a Team

Crossroads Rethink's new creative honcho, Nicolas Quintal

Lunch with Lucy Lucy lunches with disarmingly humble gold mogul Ian Telfer

 

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