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Recenlty inducted in to the Canadian Business Hall of Fame, Ian will share with you how he never let adversity get in the way of his dreams


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Manufacturing & Transport

May 29, 2018
5 B.C. brands that are making the case for sustainable fashion
Jessica Natale Woollard

When Vancouverite Sarah Stewart learned that the average American tosses away more than 30 kilograms of attire and textiles each year, according to the Environmental Protection Agency, she rolled up her sleeves and started researching the sustainability practices of various...

Apr 24, 2018
Lunch with Rocky Mountaineer founder Peter Armstrong
Lucy Hyslop

From using a photo of Winston Churchill on his own LinkedIn profile to often referring to him during lunch, Peter Armstrong has a passion for the formidable British leader. But Armstrong’s admiration is less focused on Churchill’s Second World War prowess...

Apr 18, 2018
Hungerford Properties acquires two massive sites in South Vancouver
By the Editors

Vancouver-based construction company Hungerford Properties has acquired two large industrial sites in South Vancouver totalling 15.5 acres. Both properties are near the Canada Line’s Marine Drive station and the accompanying Marine Gateway development, which has spurred many apartment complexes in the area. The first, a 12.5-acre site at 86 Southeast Marine Drive, is one...

Apr 18, 2018
Numerology: The B.C. industry constructed around late payments
Melissa Edwards

As April brings the province’s first annual Construction Month, independent contractors are struggling under the weight of insurance and loan interest while they wait for clients to pony up, says BCCA president Chris Atchison. “Smaller contractors are refusing to work...

Apr 16, 2018
Arc'teryx uses its location to its advantage
Ryan Stuart

Arc’teryx Equipment’s massive new factory may be lean and designed for efficiency, but nothing rushes through the place. Take the Alpha SV: workers spend 192 minutes and almost 200 steps turning a bucket of parts into the popular alpine jacket.The Alpha...

Mar 26, 2018
Gear Shift: RC Products barks up a new tree
Felicity Stone

RC Products Ltd., which makes pet gear in a South Vancouver warehouse, doesn’t have a doorbell or buzzer, but arrivals don’t go unnoticed. Knock once, and a chorus of barking dogs announces your presence. There are usually about 10 pooches...

Mar 15, 2018
Watercooler: What's in a car name?
Steve Burgess

What’s a Camry? Is there an English translation of Acura? Is Qashqai a New Delhi game show? How many calories are there in Previa? Should I be concerned if my doctor says I have a severe abdominal Lexus? Car brands are...

Mar 7, 2018
How do you solve a problem like ICBC?
Felicity Stone

Between March 5 and April 5 at 4 p.m., the provincial government is collecting public input on the best way to determine insurance rates for vehicle owners. There are several ways to participate: • Complete the questionnaire on the B.C. government website. • Submit...

Feb 9, 2018
Numerology: Digging into B.C.’s cargo and warehousing industry
Melissa Edwards

That’s how many people work in the B.C. transportation and warehousing industry—and judging by the focus of this month’s Cargo Logistics Canada conference at the Vancouver Convention Centre, they need to prepare for a sea change brought on by robotics...

Jan 17, 2018
Vancouver city council votes to implement bike lane on Cambie Bridge after feisty debate
By the Editors

On January 17, Vancouver city council approved a motion to build a separated bike lane on the Cambie Bridge. The construction will reportedly be completed this summer and cost taxpayers $600,000. The money will come from approved portion of the city’s current budget, under a section entitled “Active Transportation Corridors and Spot...

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