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Apr 1, 2014
B.C.'s New Tourism Marketing CEOs

Paul Nursey CEO, Tourism Victoria Marsha Walden President and CEO, Destination BC Corp. Greg Klassen Interim president and CEO, Canadian Tourism Commission What changes do you hope to bring to your new position? I see a new era of collaboration with both Marsha and Greg taking their respective roles along with myself. This will drive greater partnership...

Feb 4, 2014
BCBusiness Executive Education Guide

Our annual MBA Guide unveils the breadth of executive education offered in B.C. and how emerging programs are helping entire organizations stay agile. Plus, we look at the local schools with global reach. The World Through Our DoorMurray MacTavish | BCBusinessMurray MacTavish believes taking Trinity Western’s MBA to China will have...

Feb 4, 2014
Lunch with Amar Doman

He may be the founder and sole shareholder of a holding company with more than $1 billion in annual revenue, but Amar Doman pays little attention to the top line of The Futura Corp.’s accounting statements. “I run on fear all the time,” he admits, while sipping a Pinot Grigio in...

Feb 4, 2014
Marsha Walden, CEO, Destination BC

What attracted you to Destination BC, especially considering it’s freshly reorganized, and is quite a departure from your former position at B.C. Lottery Corp.? One of the initial draws for me was looking at the kind of dynamic and talented board members that also chose to be part of this new...

Feb 3, 2014
TED Comes to Vancouver

Vancouver’s cityscape, surrounded by natural beauty and infused with a vibrant cultural mix, won over the TED conference, uprooting the annual gathering from its original home in California. We talked to TED curator Chris Anderson and insiders about the conference’s relocation, its storied past and what’s ahead in B.C. How TED...

Jan 16, 2014
Vancouver Income-to-Home-Price Ratio Highest in Canada

It's no secret that Vancouver and B.C. as a whole are home to lots of high-priced real estate. But an infographic compiled by Gold Zebra points out just how glaring the disparity is between salaries and the average price of homes in the province. While the median household income in B.C. is...

Jan 7, 2014
Canadian Tourism Commission Names Greg Klassen CEO

Greg Klassen has officially taken the wheel of the official tourism arm of the Canadian government. The board of directors of the Canadian Tourism Commission, a Vancouver-based Crown corporation, announced the selection Saturday. Formerly the senior vice-president of marketing strategy and communications, Klassen has worked with the Canadian Tourism Commission in various...

Jan 6, 2014
Where Should Your Money Go?

Murray Leith, Odlum BrownMurray Leith, Odlum Brown | BCBusinessMurray Leith of Odlum Brown. Murray Leith Vice-President and Director, Investment Research, Odlum Brown Ltd. Large-cap stocks Look to the U.S. to capitalize on... Read More > Jeff Guise, Connor, Clark and Lunn Private CapitalJeff Guise, Connor, Clark and Lunn Private Capital | BCBusiness Jeff Guise Vice-President and Chief Investment...

Jan 6, 2014
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. Pipeline PermissionKinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline | BCBusiness Ian Anderson had a friendly crowd on November 5, 2013, at the Fairmont...

Jan 6, 2014
Beyond Profit

More companies are going the extra philanthropic mile, whether it’s holding in-office fundraising campaigns, sponsoring specific charities or even encouraging employees to take company time to volunteer in their respective communities. But for other companies, social responsibility means more than just cutting a donation cheque at the end of the...

Jan 6, 2014
Top Trafficked Stories of the First Week of 2014

1. Best Places for a Power LunchBCBusiness brings you the top picks for restaurants around the province to close a daytime deal. 2. 2014 Executive Outlook Seven business leaders open up about the challenges they’ll face head-on in 2014 and the opportunities ripe for the picking. 3. Avigilon Acquires Analytics Firm for $32...

Jan 2, 2014
Top Trafficked Stories of 2013

1.Top 100 Companies in B.C. 2013 The authoritative ranking of British Columbia's mightiest companies, both public and private, by revenue, performance, and sector. 2. The Most Innovative Companies in B.C. 2013 All it takes is one good idea to build a company and redefine an industry. We found 20 of them. 3. Dîner en...

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