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Apr 2, 2010
MBA Programs in B.C.

Reviewing nine MBA programs in B.C. that can meet your every business school need. Tuition fees at these B.C. business schools fall in a range from about $20,000 to $40,000, while time commitments range from 12 months to two years. Fresh-faced graduates can opt for one, while seasoned managers might choose another. You don't have to leave the province to get a top-notch education. UBC Sauder School of Business | Vancouver

Apr 2, 2010
Vision Critical

Everybody knows that the days when pollsters could phone up a diverse sample of people and get measured responses to an in-depth survey are, well, gone. Long gone. What’s surprising is how slow the market research world has been to follow Vision Critical’s lead.

Apr 2, 2010
Macdonald Dettwiler and Associates

Macdonald Dettwiler and Associates (MDA) has built some of the most impressive machines ever to come out of B.C.: the Canadarm space robots and Radarsat surveillance satellites being the most well known. But surviving as a company on government engineering contracts alone can be a risky business, so MDA completely...

Apr 2, 2010
Culture: Re/Naissance and Philip Glass

Composer Philip Glass takes centre stage at the Chan. Precocious spellers hit the Belfry, and Ballet BC finds new life at the QE. Re/Naissance by Ballet BC It’s been a rocky road back from bankruptcy, but Vancouver’s flagship dance company, Ballet...

Apr 2, 2010
Westbank Projects

The transformative aspect of real estate development is mostly a fiction reserved for florid marketing brochures and breathless sales pitches; “cutting edge” and “a new way of living” are almost always cookie-cutter replicas of the same old thing. Or so it was until Woodward’s opened its doors last September.

Mar 5, 2010
Vancouver Interior Design Candy

Photographer Barry Calhoun unlocks the design – and composition –behind his favourite interior images. This is a composite of three images. The soft light and natural feel are enticing, but it was challenging to shoot, because the space so sm This image...

Mar 3, 2010
What Was Your Career Breakthrough?

David Emerson, executive chair and CEO, B.C. Transmission Corp. “Every time I accepted a deputy minister’s job, colleagues would tell me I was crazy because the average tenure was only 2½ years, so I was just going to end up being fired. The breakthrough point was when I realized you have to take risks in your career. Debt is a career inhibitor: you start making decisions in a way to preserve your job and pay your mortgage, and that is not the...

Feb 17, 2010
The Landing

Feb 17, 2010
Shaw Tower

Feb 17, 2010
Bentall 5

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