Michael McCullough

Michael heads up Canada Wide’s editorial team, with a special focus on custom publishing. He has worked as an editor and storyteller for more than 25 years with media outlets including Canadian Business, Alberta Venture and the Vancouver Sun. He has won or been a finalist for more than a dozen journalism awards, and was named the inaugural Editor of the Year by the Alberta Magazine Publishers Association in 2008. Michael specializes in putting complex ideas into formats and language accessible to a wide range of audiences.

Recent Posts on BCBusiness

Jun 27, 2022
The 2022 Top 100: Anything but Normal

The boom times only look that way in hindsight. We may come to remember 2021 as the sweet spot between the initial shock COVID-19 dealt to the world economy and the twin perils of inflation and rising interest rates that...

Jun 27, 2022
The 2022 Top 100: B.C.'s biggest companies by industry

Climbing out of the claws of the pandemic wasn't an easy feat. The push and pull of supply chain issues and inflation impacted businesses throughout B.C. in 2021, but even with ground lost in 2020, the economy was able to...

Jun 27, 2022
Top 100 2022: 50 to 100

2020 rank: 48Chief executive: John Anderson Revenue by fiscal year ($000)2021: 1,108,3182020: 1,164,496% change: -4.8 2020 rank: 54Chief executive: Brad Thorlakson Revenue by fiscal year ($000)2021: 1,100,000 e2020: 1,000,000 e% change: 10.0 2020 rank: 40Chief executive: Neil Chrystal Revenue by fiscal year ($000)2021: 1,081,0002020: 1,274,000% change: -15.1 2020 rank: 47Chief executive: Norman Hower Revenue by fiscal year ($000)2021: 1,050,000 e2020: 1,150,000 e% change: -8.7 2020...

Jun 27, 2022
Top 100 2022: 1 to 50

2020 rank: 1Chief executive: Darren Entwistle Revenue by fiscal year ($000)2021: 16,838,0002020: 15,341,000% change: 9.8 2020 rank: 2Chief executive: Jim Pattison Revenue by fiscal year ($000)2021: 14,000,0002020: 12,700,000% change: 10.2 2020 rank: 3Chief executive: Don Lindsay Revenue by fiscal year ($000)2021: 13,481,0002020: 8,948,000% change: 50.7 2020 rank: 9Chief executive: Ray Ferris Revenue by fiscal year ($000)2021: 10,518,0002020: 4,373,000% change: 140.5 2020 rank: 5Chief executive: Philip Pascall Revenue by fiscal year...

Jun 21, 2022
Pacific Trader: Skeena Resources aims to revive Eskay Creek's glory days

The stock: In contrast to **cough, cough** cryptocurrency, gold is once again showing itself to be a genuine store of value in perilous markets. The trouble with buying bullion now is that you’re paying full price. But there’s another way of...

Jun 17, 2022
Real Estate Investment Guide 2022: COVID-19 upended B.C. real estate-or did it?

“We weren’t those people who got into the real estate market early and who’ve managed to benefit from that. We are not those people who played the market, flipping homes,” Adam Bullied says, by way of explaining how he and...

Jun 8, 2022
Pacific Trader: Can this biodegradable plastic maker turn a good idea into a winning investment?

The stock: Have you ever looked at all the plastic in your grocery bags and kitchen and bathroom cabinets and wondered, How hard can it be to make waterproof, airtight, sterile material that won’t still be poking out of the...

May 24, 2022
Pacific Trader: A pure play on America's travel revival

The stock: It’s surprising that Vancouver, where so many fortunes have been made in real estate, is home to so few real estate investment trusts (REITs). The reigning elder statesman of this very small bunch is American Hotel Income Properties...

May 11, 2022
Pacific Trader: Can CloudMD stage a miraculous recovery?

The stock: Two years ago, at the start of the pandemic, the idea of providing digital health care services was just what the doctor ordered—or was that her investment advisor? With its aggressive acquisition strategy, CloudMD Software & Services (TSXV:DOC)...

Apr 27, 2022
Pacific Trader: This junior miner’s 500-percent rise will help you forget the markets’ woes

The stock: Some weeks it’s best for your sanity, if not your portfolio’s value, to tune out the market noise and think about long-term wealth creation. That’s what the investors in Filo Mining (TSX:FIL) have been doing for the past...

Apr 13, 2022
Pacific Trader: Hardwoods Distribution offers growth on the cheap

The stock: Inflation can be a fickle companion. A year ago, investors had fallen hot and heavy for the building supply sector, whose profits were spiking thanks to a pandemic-driven passion for home improvement. In retrospect, that was a warning...

Mar 30, 2022
Pacific Trader: Can Wall Financial build its way back?

The stock: Its properties literally have a high profile in the Vancouver skyline, but Wall Financial Corp. (TSX:WFC) is a public company that behaves like a private one in many respects. It publishes the bare minimum of disclosure on its corporate website. Ukraine-born entrepreneur and philanthropist Peter Wall, who co-founded...

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