Saphiya Zerrouk

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Mar 29, 2022
On Trend: These B.C. companies offer reusable to-go cups for coffee and tea lovers

■ THANKS FOR SHARING Victoria-based Nulla Project fills the need for a simple system that reduces single-use cup waste, offering coffee shop customers at partnering locations a reusable cup for $5. You can take it home, then switch it with a...

Feb 1, 2022
B.C. digital marketing program joins forces with national charity to offer scholarships for Indigenous people

If you’re an Indigenous person looking to join the digital marketing industry, here’s a chance to get a headstart. Jelly Academy—a course created by Fort Langley–based Jelly Digital Marketing and PR—has partnered with national charity Indspire to offer 20 full scholarships...

Jan 19, 2022
On Trend: 6 B.C. tattoo artists making their mark on the province

Going for a bold look? Vancouver’s Palace Tattoo stays true to the American Traditionalist or old-school style, defined by its black outlines and red, green, yellow and blue palette. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Palace Tattoo (@palace_tattoo) Gregory Williams...

Dec 20, 2021
Leadership 2021: At Best Buy Canada, Carol Graziani has seen remote work make employees happier and more productive

Not all B.C. companies needed a pandemic to show them the benefits of remote work. Take Best Buy Canada, which was moving toward a virtual model for its corporate staff before COVID pushed things along. “We were already starting to hear...

Dec 7, 2021
Leadership 2021: At New Relationship Trust, Jessie Williams takes a holistic approach to supporting Indigenous communities

Like many of us, Jessie Williams has had to adjust to a new way of working during the pandemic. She’d never attended an online meeting before COVID hit, and the experience opened her eyes to new possibilities. “I found once...

Dec 1, 2021
New kids on the Vancouver art block find strength in numbers

Still holiday shopping? Don’t miss this chance to check out several local art galleries, and the work of dozens of artists, under one roof. Five emerging gallerists are joining forces to present the inaugural Combine Art Fair, taking place in North...

Nov 6, 2021
On Trend: Katsu sandos take a bite out of B.C.'s food scene

It’s hard to go wrong with katsu sando–crispy, breaded meat or fish between fluffy slices of milk bread. In Japan, where it’s typically sold in supermarkets, the sandwich is a popular snack and a fuss-free lunch. You can also find...

Sep 10, 2021
On Trend: B.C.-made soy candles have a bright future

Better times are coming, and we can just smell it. Soy is now a go-to wax for candlemakers because it burns cleaner and longer than paraffin–and wipes up with soap and water. Here are some of the sustainability-minded B.C. artisans...

Aug 12, 2021
For B.C. dealers and brands, the COVID-induced bike boom is a good bad problem

With summer upon us, British Columbians keep snatching up bicycles faster than stores can stock them. COVID-19 kicked sales into high gear as people sought a safe outdoor escape, and the boom shows no sign of slowing down. We asked...

Aug 9, 2021
B.C. musicians and concert venues prepare to go live again after more than a year of hardship

Zachary Gray, who’s been out of work since the start of the pandemic, is one of many local musicians hit hard by COVID-19 shutdowns. “Vancouver is a place that’s constantly coaxing you to give up music and leave,” says Gray...

Jul 28, 2021
North Vancouver’s Tatras Group is helping build bridges, literally and metaphorically

Building restoration calls for tradespeople to get into hard-to-reach places, but such tasks often damage a structure’s exterior and its surrounding ecosystem. North Vancouver–based rope access specialist Tatras Group offers a better way, thanks to its innovative installation methods and in-house trades team. “We...

Jul 16, 2021
10 Vancouver-area art shows to feast your eyes on this summer

With B.C. in Step 3 of its restart, it’s a great time to plan some culture into your summer. Whether you grab some friends or go solo, these local exhibitions include work by a wide variety of artists from B.C.

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