Jenny Peng

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Oct 27, 2016
5 weekend brunches to cheer about

If you’d ever wanted to enjoy a hearty brunch while sipping sparkling wines and champagne in one of Canada’s best restaurants, L’Abattoir’s Bubbles at Brunch special on Saturdays and Sundays is sure to please and surprise those taste buds. Along...

Oct 27, 2016
What to put on your business agenda in November

CANADA'S TOP EMPLOYER SUMMIT Offered annually since 2004, the summit brings together executives and CEOs from Canada’s Top 100 Employers project—an editorial competition that determines the best organizations at which to work. This year’s keynote speaker, George Takei, will talk...

Oct 20, 2016
Hootsuite CEO Ryan Holmes announces young entrepreneurs to watch

There was no shortage of creativity nor big ideas among this year’s class of tech startups chosen by The Next Big Thing—an entrepreneur-led charity co-founded by Ryan Holmes, CEO of Hootsuite, and serial entrepreneur Meredith Powell that connects entrepreneurs under...

Oct 17, 2016
Six-hour workdays could boost productivity in Canada

An interesting experiment has been underway in recent years in Sweden—among both private and public companies—to see how workers respond to six-hour workdays. The result so far: a boost to productivity (somewhat surprisingly) and also worker satisfaction (not so surprisingly).

Oct 14, 2016
Five jazzy happy hour spots in Metro Vancouver

Happy hour at Yew Seafood + Bar is catering to those looking for late night snacks and cocktails. For seven days a week from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. the “reverse happy hour” features five new cocktails for $10 to...

Oct 6, 2016
B.C.'s rare brews delivered to your door

Victoria-based Cook St. Liquor has launched a new campaign to make local and imported craft beers available to small or remote B.C. communities. The store, known among craft beer brands as the go-to retailer for local and imported beers, is launching...

Oct 5, 2016
B.C. agrees to Ottawa's CPP expansion

With B.C.’s agreement to federal reforms of the Canada Pension Plan, Ottawa can now move forward with long-awaited enhancements that needed the partnership of the majority of provinces representing two-thirds of Canadians. The provincial government’s decision, announced on Tuesday, comes...

Sep 29, 2016
3 B.C. women filmmakers to watch at VIFF

Local independent filmmaker Anne Marie Fleming, who was born in Japan to Chinese and Australian parents, often incorporates animation, documentary and drama to explore themes of family history. Fleming’s 89-minute feature Window Horses is a visually stunning animation about Rosie Ming, a young Canadian poet who dreams of an artistic...

Sep 22, 2016
5 of B.C.'s most scenic bike trails

For families and serious bikers alike, the Kettle Valley Rail Trail starts from Myra Canyon in Kelowna. The 11-kilometre trail is famous for its stunning mountainous and lakeside views, 18 trestles, two steel bridges and two tunnels. A host of local companies offer guided bike tours. Coquitlam’s Colony Farm is a...

Sep 14, 2016
5 tasty new lunch spots in Vancouver

PokérritoPoké fever just got hotter in Vancouver with the arrival of Pokérrito. Getting a scoop of the raw fish salad has never been easier with the opening of this sleek, Japanese-inspired eatery serving a variety of poké in customized burritos...

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