Contents | January 2014
Most. Expensive. Olympics. Ever
British Columbians who worked on the 2010 Winter Games are negotiating a different set of circumstances in Russia. Peek inside the Sochi experience—in all its grandiosity and corruption—and get a glimpse of why its price tag is five times that of Vancouver’s and how B.C. ingenuity is topping it.
by David Godsall
Where Should Your Money Go?
Five money managers decipher the direction of investment markets and put you on the inside track for 2014. Learn about your investment options, including the most recent picks from these top dogs.
by Nick Rockel
Credit Unions Eye the Big Time
With a growing number of mergers and new banking regulations, the quaint neighbourhood credit union has become an anachronism in today’s competitive financial world. So which B.C. institutions are looking nationally?
by Steve Burgess
BCBusiness Energy Guide
From the approval for one of the most-talked about pipelines in the province to the rise of an old resource town, BCBusiness brings you the latest happenings in the resource industry.
TECHNOLOGYD-Wave's Quantum Leap
Checking in with local quantum-computing company D-Wave as it deploys its thumbnailsized technology with the likes of Google and NASA.
by Jacob Parry
REAL ESTATEEnder Ilkay
How Ender Ilkay, president of Cedar Coast Properties Ltd., went from developing a 257- unit cabin resort next to the Juan de Fuca Marine Trail to selling off that same land to be logged.
by Tom Gierasimczuk
BEYOND PROFIT Vancity and MEC can serve as role models of corporate responsibility for entrepreneurs in the early days of building a business.
VISUAL LEARNING Impose your will at work to keep those new year’s resolutions.