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Feb 3, 2010
Culture: Daniel Bernard Roumain, The Candahar, & Delusion

A Haitian-American violinist who’s changing the face of classical music. Plus: the art of drinking and the delusion of memories He’s been called a hip-hop violinist, the future of classical music and “about as omnivorous as a contemporary artist gets.” The...

Feb 3, 2010
Winter Olympic Logos

Winter Olympic Games Lake Placid, USA, 1932 Canada sent a record 59 athletes to the 1932 Games at Lake Placid, New York, and the team came away with 13 performances in the top six. Only the U.S. and Norway won more medals. Three Canadian speed skaters Winter Olympic Games Garmisch, Germany, 1936 The world...

Feb 3, 2010
Summer Olympic Logos

1924 Summer Olympic Games – Paris, France At the 1924 Games, the Olympic motto, “Citius, Altius, Fortius” (Faster, Higher, Stronger) was introduced, as was the Closing Ceremony ritual of raising three flags: the flag of the InternationaVarious Summer Olympic Games – Los Angeles 1932 Because the 1932 Olympic Games were held in the...

Feb 3, 2010
At Your Service

Bob Washington, 75 YVR Green Coat volunteer Been in the job: Four years. The best thing about it: Meeting people from all over the world and all walks of life. My hope for the Olympics: That all goes off as planned. We’ve had a...

Feb 3, 2010
What Are You Doing During the Olympics?

ROB FERGUSON (left)Vancouver store director, Tiffany & Co.
 “We really want to address the needs of the visitors to Vancouver, but we also want to be accessible to residents. February is a busy month for us: in addition to the Olympics it is also Valentine’s Day and lunar new year, which...

Feb 2, 2010
Time Lapse Vancouver

"Vancouver City" is an artistic collaboration between Innerlife Project and TimeLapseHD. These time lapses were taken with DSLR still cameras. They have a built in timer that can be set anywhere from one picture a second to a day between. Each...

Jan 6, 2010
Culture: Great Lake Swimmers, Mrs. Dexter, Drinking Vancouver

Two women reflect on life after divorce. 
Plus an old sound made new and the 
definitive guide to drinking in Vancouver. Music // The Great Lake Swimmers The Great Lake Swimmers Toronto indie rockers the Great Lake Swimmers bring their rural-tinged sound...

Jan 6, 2010
And When You Grew Up?

When you were a child, what did you want to be?  JOHN MACDONALD (left) Founder, MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. and Day4 Energy Inc.
 “I grew up in Prince Rupert, and when I was around 14 I had a job at a gas station. My ambition was to drive an 18-wheeler down Highway 16 – and try to stay out of the Skeena River in the process. I used to gas them up every once in a while, and I just thought it...

Dec 8, 2009
Video: Best Companies Interviews

Interview clips from the 2009 Best Companies event. BCBusiness editor Matt O'Grady catches up with representatives from Expedia CruiseShip Centers, Concert Properties, Cactus Restaurants, and Great Little Box Company, four of the top 20 employers in B.C. in 2009. – All the 2009 Best Companies Coverage – B.C.'s Best Companies (Under 100 Employees)

Dec 3, 2009
Video: Over 100 Winner

Nurse Next Door sits atop the Over 100 Employees flight of the 2009 Best Companies to Work for in B.C., but founders John DeHart and Ken Sim aren't resting on their laurels. They're "changing Canadian healthcare." In this video, BCBusiness editor Matt O'Grady catches up with pair, fresh from their victory. – All the 2009 Best Companies Coverage

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