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Contents | August 2012

cover

Business First

By mixing progressive business partnerships with cultural and environmental responsibility, B.C.'s First Nations are taking a guiding role in the local economy.
by Andrew Findlay

features

Road to Recovery

Once a hotbed for human drug trials, the province's share of the industry has dropped off drastically. Can we re-establish ourselves as a go-to drug-testing site?
by Peter Mitham

The Big One

North Vancouver's Seaspan shipyard is primed to demonstrate what an $8-billion manufacturing contract for seven non-combat ships can do for the industry, the city and the entire province.
by Christopher Pollon

The Inside Job

With more and more executives edging toward retirement, internal hiring practices could be the saving grace of businesses big and small.
by Valerie McTavish

departments

Profile: Teri Nicholas

The newly appointed president and CEO of the B.C. Children's Hospital Foundation, looks into the past and future of the city's state-of-the-art children's hospital.
by Luke Brocki

business briefs

Shakedown Street The changing face of Vancouver's retail Royal Mile

Flights of Fancy Own a private jet – or at least part of one

The Last Spike VIA Rail faces a steep grade

Inquiring Minds How does summer change your workday?

Need to Know How to be a master networker

Crossroads John Furlong, executive chair, Vancouver Whitecaps FC

Lunch with Lucy Lucy lunches with restaurateur Bud Kanke

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