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May 14, 2019
Matrix: Memorable moments with Christine Day, David Foster, Jim Pattison and Joseph Segal at the Top 100

As our 30th Top 100 event approaches next month, Canada Wide Media chair and CEO Peter Legge looks back on some standout interviews he’s conducted with B.C.’s biggest business players at the annual gathering. This year he adds the venerable Jim Treliving, co-owner of T&M Group of Companies and Dragons’ Den judge, to the list

May 13, 2019
Entry Level: Alice de Crom runs a blooming business with Floralista

Alice de Crom has always loved flowers (her parents owned a greenhouse when she was young), so after graduating high school, she enrolled in the only florist class she could find, about an hour away at Kerrisdale’s famed Thomas Hobbs. Meanwhile...

May 10, 2019
10 Things You Didn't Know About... Article CEO Aamir Baig

One of the coolest companies in the province was started by four software engineers. In 2011, Aamir Baig, along with Fraser Hall and twin brothers Sam and Andy Prochazka, launched Article. Since then, the Vancouver-based furniture e-tailer has made every list of hot...

May 9, 2019
BCBusiness Report Card: Justin Trudeau looks to the Greens with envy

Welcome to another edition of the BCBusiness Report Card.After last week’s doozy, which the B.C. government brought up in the hallowed halls of the provincial legislature, we’ve realized that every week is not always going to bring obvious patsies. So if...

May 7, 2019
Power Ball: The new team trying to prove professional sports can work in the Fraser Valley

Lee Genier doesn’t have to look far from the Abbotsford Centre for proof that outside Vancouver, professional sports in the Lower Mainland are a tenuous bet at best. It’s a 20-minute drive to the Langley Events Centre (LEC), home of the...

May 3, 2019
BCBusiness Report Card: Metro Vancouver makes a mess with Pee and Poo

Everyone likes being graded, right? Well, it's time to find out, as we attempt to put a letter grade on how the week that was affected certain individuals, groups and inanimate objects. From new mascots to layoffs, here’s what we thought...

Apr 29, 2019
Good Week/Bad Week: Small town kid goes public and gas prices cause political chaos

Coming after a week in which all the Canadian teams were officially eliminated from the NHL playoffs, here’s something else that will just feel right for some reason you can't really explain. It’s time for Good Week/Bad Week, where we attempt...

Apr 18, 2019
BCB Roundup: Ferries, pipelines and Board of Traders

BCBusiness gives you an update on some of the stories turning heads across the province. Like BC Ferries’ continued foray into the future, here’s what else surprised us this week. BC Ferries continues to shock in its push to enter the 21st century. First there was the introduction of debit machines onboard. Now—alcohol?

Apr 9, 2019
5 questions with Fraser Health Authority CEO Victoria Lee

1. You joined Fraser Health in 2010 and took over as CEO last October after serving as a medical health officer and then chief medical officer. What unique perspective do you bring? In my prior role, I always looked at my patients...

Apr 1, 2019
This teacher runs a popular movie-making camp for kids in the off-season

It’s easy to believe Levente Mihalik when he says he loves kids. When we reach him, the East Vancouver native is at the hospital, having just witnessed the birth of his first child, a daughter. He also spends nearly every waking moment surrounded by young folks. Mihalik taught robotics at Gladstone Secondary before his recent parental leave, and since he was a teenager he’s devoted every summer (and many Saturdays) to running moviemaking camps for children aged five to 18...

Apr 1, 2019
His company is one of the leading installers of electric vehicle charging stations in the Lower Mainland

Life Story: Some people contemplate for years about what they’ll do after high school. The day he graduated, Taylor Ross got a call from a family friend who owned an electrical company. He started work the following Monday. The Pemberton native...

Apr 1, 2019
His cellphone repair business is fighting off imitators and fake reviews

You know how it goes. Guy meets girl while studying abroad, falls in love, follows her back to her hometown of London, England, and…well, that’s where this takes a turn. Alex Dechant moved from Lethbridge, Alberta, to the U.K., and when he couldn’t get a job on a two-year visa, he started a company called Apple Tree that fixed iPhones and other Apple products.

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