BCBusiness Helesic

Recent Posts on BCBusiness

Sep 3, 2013
Open-Concept Office Keeps Creatives Fired Up

Josh Dunford, founder of Burnkit Creative Inc., knows how to get creative at the office. It’s all about an open concept: no cubicles, no dividers and no interior walls. The award-winning Vancouver design agency’s open work environment has resulted in an office and portfolio that teems with creativity and collaboration. Founded...

Jul 2, 2013
The Double Life of Dual Careerists

Dual careerist Dr. Daniel Kalla is an emergency-room physician and international best-selling novelist. In 1998, after establishing his medical career in his mid-20s at Vancouver’s St. Paul’s and Mount Saint Joseph hospitals, he took a screenwriting course at SFU that inspired him to write. “I loved creative writing right through...

May 31, 2013
For Business and Pleasure

The Granville Island Hotel is a unique, locally owned hotel nestled in the heart of Vancouver’s world-famous Granville Island. Ideal for vacations, weddings or conferences, this boutique hotel offers everything needed for an exceptional stay in Vancouver. Located on the banks of False Creek and surrounded by spectacular waterfront and...

Mar 27, 2013
The Sarah McLachlan School of Music

The Sarah McLachlan School of Music is proof that innovation is not limited to technological inventions. “The notion of innovation in a broader context is so important,” says Innovators panellist David Allison. “This non-profit organization leverages the fame of a single individual to accomplish social good.” For years, singer and songwriter...

Mar 27, 2013
Solegear Bioplastics Inc.

Solegear Bioplastics Inc.’s star is rising. The developer, manufacturer and distributor of non-toxic, bio-based and compostable plastics has recently closed financing with clean-tech investor Yaletown Venture Partners Inc. and landed a strategic investment from Best Buy Capital (the investment arm of NYSE-listed Best Buy Co. Ltd.). It counts five global...

Mar 27, 2013
TRG Mobilearth Inc.

Mobile banking innovator TRG Mobilearth Inc. is changing the way people do their banking. The privately owned, Vancouver-based company has developed software that allows users to bank by smartphone, tablet and personal computer. Mobilearth’s breakthrough innovation, however, is MobiBranch, a new tablet app that brings the bank to its clients...

Mar 4, 2013
Powerful Unions: 9 Couples Who Mean Business in B.C.

Home Turf: Vancouver SHE is widely respected as a longtime business and community leader. After 20 years in broadcast journalism, Taylor was elected as an Independent Alderman for Vancouver, later named Chair of Vancouver Port and subsequently Chair of Canada Ports...

Mar 4, 2013
The Township of Langley Photos

As professionals tire of the commute to Vancouver, living and working in one of Langley Township's six neighbourhhods is becoming an attractive alternative. The Township has much to offer, inlcuing state-of-the-art sports facilities and Thunderbird Show Park.

Mar 4, 2013
Township of Langley: Hub of the Fraser Valley

As a destination for businesses and developers, the Township of Langley “arrived” some time ago. For the past decade, in fact, its growth has been of the most robust in Metro Vancouver. Now that Langley Township is a bona fide...

Copyright © Canada Wide Media Limited. All Rights Reserved
130, 4321 Still Creek Drive Burnaby, B.C. V5C 6S7, 604-299-7311
Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Use & Privacy Policy