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Contents | June 2013

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Tales From the Top

Steal these lessons: five local bosses recount standout moments in leadership.
by Anne Casselman, Sarah Fullbrook, Dee Hon, David Jordan, Kate MacLennan and Lindsey Peacock

feature

Why Vancouver Loves Geeks

With the arrival of TED and GROW conferences, Vancouver is fast becoming a hub for West Coast technology gatherings.
by David Godsall

Who Makes What?

From CEOs raking in millions to minimum wage employees just scraping by, we take a look at the disparity in pay between B.C.'s workers.
by Petti Fong

Shell Shock

For entrepreneurs, B.C.'s shellfish aquaculture industry appears to be flowing in the right direction, but regulatory controls threaten to drown it all.
by Jane Mundy

Frontlines

MININGQuantum Leap

A hostile takeover offers all the drama of a soap opera.
by David Jordan

TOURISMQ

Local legend Wade Davis shares why tourists will one day flock to northern B.C.
by Kate MacLennan

MININGFilter Factory

Teck tackles selenium with an $80-million treatment plant.
by Jacob Parry

ARTS

Debate! Should the government be funding B.C.'s struggling film industry?
as told to Jacob Parry

HOSPITALITYHere for Beer

B.C.'s craft beer market is exploding, and eight local brewers are convinced the craze is here to stay.
by Tom Gierasimczuk and Jacob Parry

ADVISORY BOARDHow to Tap that Sweet VC Cash

Maura Rodgers, Kimberly Hall and Chris Staples answer your business questions.
 

Intel

DOES IT STILL PAY TO BE PART OF THE CLUB? Private clubs are ditching their stuffy reputations and looking to young professionals and families to up their membership.

by Andrew Penner

DOING BUSINESS IN MEXICO Adopt a laid-back attitude when doing business in Mexico. Here are the details.

by Sarah Fullbrook

READ THIS Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's book, Lean In, lives up to its considerable hype.

by Kristen Hilderman

HUMAN RESOURCES Too small to hire full-time HR staff? No problem. Our experts offer their advice.

VISUAL LEARNING How to prepare for a vacation.

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