Felicity Stone

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Nov 22, 2019
Inventory: B.C. First Nations creations from clothing to decor

ROOM SERVICE Each of the 18 boutique hotel suites in Vancouver’s Skwachàys Lodge and Residence is unique, but all were conceived by Indigenous artists in collaboration with local interior designers. A fair trade gallery at street level showcases Indigenous artistic and cultural work. The proceeds from the hotel and gallery go to...

Nov 7, 2019
Weekend Warrior: Wendy Lisogar-Cocchia goes to the dogs

When Wendy Lisogar-Cocchia isn’t managing her Vancouver businesses, she devotes herself to charity activities. Since 1987, her Women’s Media Golf Classic has raised millions of dollars for child-related organizations, including Variety Children’s Charity and the Children’s Foundation, although it recently...

Nov 1, 2019
After Hours: 3 things to do in November 2019

Run as a charity to benefit the community, Cornucopia, Whistler’s Celebration of Food & Drink is 11 days of culinary workshops, winemaker dinners, food and drink seminars, health and wellness events, parties and presentations. Learn how to cook and eat sustainably, experience a global night market, go to a Warhol...

Oct 31, 2019
10 Things You Didn’t Know About... Nude Beverages head of operations Maddy Amisano

North Vancouver native Maddy Amisano studied journalism and communications at BCIT yet wound up in the food and beverage industry. In 2015, she turned her passion for baking into a business. Two years later, Amisano became the first person hired by Nude Vodka Soda shortly after it launched. Impressed by...

Oct 17, 2019
On Trend: How to prepare for the Big One

International ShakeOut Day is October 17. At 10:17 a.m., whether at work, at home or in transit, it's time to practise what to do when an earthquake hits. And don’t think this only applies to coastal residents: the magnitude 9...

Oct 9, 2019
After Hours: What to do in October 2019

Billed as Canada’s largest harvest festival, Harvestland brings activities for all ages to the Pacific National Exhibition in Vancouver this month. Look for the family-friendly Bavarian Village (axe-throwing, pumpkin catapult, swordplay), Kinder Farm (pumpkin carving stations, tractor rides), Woodland Labyrinth...

Oct 4, 2019
Green Party of Canada Leader Elizabeth May has a jobs-friendly plan to combat climate change. Will it work?

As Elizabeth May enters Sidney’s Mary Winspear Centre for a town hall meeting with her constituents on Vancouver Island, she waves to one audience member, hugs another, sits and chats to a third. Apparently May knows most of those in the room, as she notices a few newcomers and asks...

Oct 4, 2019
Entrepreneur Of The Year 2019: Environmental Products + Services

Thomas Ligocki knows firsthand the hardships that refugees face. When his family tried to escape from their native Czechoslovakia, “there was one failed attempt where we actually got arrested and got separated from my parents and got questioned,” he recalls. “And then there were multiple attempts where we came close...

Oct 3, 2019
10 Things You Didn't Know About...Burdock & Co owner and chef Andrea Carlson

In her new book, Burdock & Co: Poetic Recipes Inspired by Ocean, Land & Air, available October 8, Vancouver chef and restaurant owner Andrea Carlson recalls that going out on a fishing boat off Haida Gwaii made her want to...

Sep 20, 2019
Inventory: Business clothes that work in and out of the office

BLAZER AHEAD Karen and Tanya Lee, friends who share a last name and were among our 2019 30 Under 30 winners, founded Lezé the Label less than a year ago to produce women’s workwear that is comfortable, sustainable and versatile, starting...

Sep 16, 2019
5 questions with Liberal Party of Canada candidate Tamara Taggart

1. How will the federal government’s Women Entrepreneurship Strategy support women’s businesses? It’s a $2-billion investment that aims to double the number of women-owned businesses by 2025 by increasing their access to financing, talent, networks and expertise. There are 1.2 million...

Sep 13, 2019
Weekend Warrior: Formwerks Architectural's Jim Bussey gets up to speed

Jim Bussey is making up for his misspent youth. The Victoria native got a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and history from UVic in 1980, followed by a master of architecture at UBC. He’s hung around Vancouver ever since, establishing himself professionally by working for other people and then starting an...

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