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Network with B.C.'s business leaders then hear Ian Telfer's inspirational story of how he went from 5 employees to $2.4 billion after the age of 50


Recenlty inducted in to the Canadian Business Hall of Fame, Ian will share with you how he never let adversity get in the way of his dreams



Jun 14, 2018
Face the World 2018
Paul Duchart

Over 240 business, community and social leaders attended the 28th annual Face the World gala at Jacqui Cohen’s Point Grey waterfront home with special guest and legendary singer Sir Tom Jones. The event, held on June 4, raised more than...

Jun 12, 2018
Heart of Gold Gala 2018
Paul Duchart

More than 500 guests attended the Heart of Gold Gala at Parq Vancouver on June 1. Presented by Goldcorp in support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the event raised over $900,000 to support women’s heart and brain health. The evening...

Jun 11, 2018
Five Questions with BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson
Nick Rockel

1. How would you rate the NDP government so far, and why? They’re showing themselves to be erratic and not well prepared to govern. They just did a complete revision on their speculation tax because they figured out they hadn’t...

Jun 7, 2018
BC Sports Hall of Fame Induction Gala 2018
Paul Duchart

More than 900 guests, including past and present inductees, attended the BC Sports Hall of Fame Induction Gala at Parq Vancouver on May 31. Presented by Victory Square Technologies, the event raised over $180,000. The evening of sport celebration and recognition...

Jun 7, 2018
An inspirational story of disappointment to triumph

Success may be measured by how well you play the long game — and it looks as though Ian Telfer is winning. The renowned entrepreneur and mining exec is chairman of the board at Goldcorp Inc., one of the leading gold producers. If there is a lesson to be learned from...

Jun 4, 2018
Vancouver businessman wins NPA mayoral nomination race
Nathan Caddell

While much of the Vancouver mayoral race is still up in the air, one of the city’s main parties has decided on a leader for the October 20 election. On June 3, the Non-Partisan Association (NPA) chose local entrepreneur (and 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year winner) Ken Sim as its candidate for mayor, giving him 977 out...

May 30, 2018
Former premier Christy Clark joins law firm
By the Editors

Those wondering what Christy Clark’s next venture would be have their (somewhat boring) answer. The former B.C. premier is going to Canadian law firm Bennett Jones. The firm, founded in Calgary in 1922, has offices across the world, including one on West Hastings Street in downtown Vancouver, where Clark will be...

May 28, 2018
Lunch with Edge of the Knife co-director Gwaai Edenshaw
Lucy Hyslop

From carving and metalsmithing to helping identify the plants on the protection list used by loggers, Gwaai Edenshaw is something of a Renaissance man. Now, as a co-director and co-writer, he’s leading the charge for a new film industry in his...

May 22, 2018
ARThritis Soirée 2018
Paul Duchart

More than 250 guests attended the ARThritis Soirée 2018 on May 17 at the Roof at Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. Presented by City Square Shopping Centre, the event raised over $330,000 to support life-saving arthritis research. Featured guests included JUNO award-winning...

Apr 30, 2018
The Greater Vancouver Board of Trade Governors' Banquet and Rix Awards 2018
Paul Duchart

Over 1,000 business leaders and Board of Trade members attended the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade Governors' Banquet and Rix Awards on April 23 at the Vancouver Convention Centre to celebrate the contributions of the GVOT past chairs—known collectively as the Governors.

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