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Jun 17, 2019
Entry Level: A day in the life of Vancouver caterer Jacques Kabuya
Nathan Caddell

Some stories have an obvious starting point. For Jacques Kabuya, there are a few to choose from. It could be at five years old, when he moved from his birthplace of Lusaka, Zambia, to Vancouver with his mother and older...

Jun 13, 2019
10 Things You Didn't Know About... Lighthouse Labs CEO Jeremy Shaki
Felicity Stone

Jeremy Shaki has a BA in political science from Montreal’s Concordia University, but he doesn’t believe a degree is the route to success for everyone. Especially software developers. In 2013, the former Montrealer co-founded a coding bootcamp with tech-savvy pals Joshua Borts and Kurram Virani. Vancouver-headquartered Lighthouse Labs trains developers in...

Jun 6, 2019
The Heart and Stroke Foundation's Heart of Gold Miami Nights Gala
Paul Duchart

The Heart and Stroke Foundation’s Heart of Gold Miami Nights Gala at Parq Vancouver on May 31 attracted more 500 guests. Presented by Newmont Goldcorp, the event raised more than $900,000 to support work in cardiac arrest and resuscitation. Guests followed...

May 28, 2019
7th annual ARThritis Soirée
Paul Duchart

The 7th annual ARThritis Soirée raised over $2.35 million at the Hotel Vancouver’s rooftop bar with more than 400 guests in attendance. Gourmet hors d’oeuvres, champagne and wonderful B.C. wines along with an oyster bar kept partygoers busy. There was a...

May 27, 2019
Jody Wilson-Raybould will run for re-election as an independent in Vancouver Granville
Nathan Caddell

“My time in federal politics isn’t over.” Those were Jody Wilson-Raybould’s words as she took the stage at a packed Marpole Neighbourhood House in South Vancouver. The assembled media and community members were on hand to hear the Member of Parliament for Vancouver Granville announce that she would be running for re-election...

May 24, 2019
Five questions with Ballet BC artistic director Emily Molnar
Felicity Stone

1. You assumed control of Ballet BC when it was near bankruptcy. What drew you to it? Throughout my career, I was fascinated about what makes someone do what they do. I was looking at leadership from a very early age, and I was watching how we coached, how we worked with individuals and...

May 23, 2019
10 Things You Didn't Know About... Lendesk founder and CEO Alex Conconi
Felicity Stone

It figures that Alex Conconi would take an interest in real estate matters. First, he lives in Vancouver, where property issues are top of mind. And second, providing services to realtors runs in the family. Following in the footsteps of his dad, Robert, Alex became a mortgage broker. In 2011, father...

May 22, 2019
Face of Today gala 2019
Paul Duchart

A VIP-only crowd of more than 200 people attended Face of Today’s 10th anniversary gala and the launch of the Cohen Centre for Social Enterprise at the family’s iconic Dominion Building at 207 West Hastings in Vancouver. The event, which...

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

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
Nathan Caddell

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...

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