Jamie Maw

Recent Posts on BCBusiness

Dec 12, 2016
Alan Ruddiman, B.C.'s top doc, on why the province needs more GPs

Born in Dundee, Scotland, and raised and educated in South Africa, Alan Ruddiman moved to Canada in 1991—practising rural medicine on the Prairies for five years before settling in bucolic Oliver, where he continues a general practice to this day.

Jul 13, 2016
Earls restaurants go big in the U.S.

Dadeland, Florida, is an exurb of residential bungalows, apartment blocks, office towers and strip malls located 25 kilometres southwest of Miami—a half-hour through the Metroplex’s muggy traffic. This is where the July 1979 “Dadeland Massacre” took place—a barrage of gunfire between rival cocaine dealers inside a Crown Liquor store that left two...

Jul 28, 2015
How Kelowna reinvented itself

Municipal Election Day dawned clear and piercingly cold in Kelowna. After months on the stump, and a quiet celebration of his 37th birthday with his wife, Leanne, the night before, Colin Basran, a young Indo-Canadian former broadcaster, realtor and one-term city councillor—and now mayoral hopeful—hauled himself out of bed and...

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