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Jan 20, 2017
Six philanthropists who devote time and money to uncommon causes
Nick Rockel

The Vancouver property developer champions beauty and the beasts. Since 1997 the Audain Foundation has given more than $100 million to the visual arts; the Audain Art Museum, home to a permanent collection of nearly 200 B.C. works, opened last...

Jan 16, 2017
Brian Scudamore goes to the gutter
Jenny Peng

Brian Scudamore has a new dirty business. With his latest venture, Shack Shine, the founder and CEO of 1-800-Got-Junk has moved into house detailing. It’s another unsexy, service-based play, but Scudamore’s franchise has turned out to be popular with millennials...

Jan 3, 2017
The bag man: Lunch with Herschel co-founder Lyndon Cormack
Lucy Hyslop

I’m feasting on Lyndon Cormack’s brio this lunchtime. The fast-talking managing director of Herschel Supply Co. is buzzing from a weekend of wakesurfing at home in Deep Cove—we’re meeting in September—and is about to head to a trade show in...

Dec 16, 2016
Steve Darling opens up about his departure from Global BC
TV Week

In a move that few saw coming, the former morning show anchor announced he’s joined the ranks of Christy Clark’s Liberals—with the hopes of becoming MLA for Burnaby-Lougheed after next spring’s provincial election. “I spent my career at Global trying to...

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

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.

Dec 7, 2016
Jingle Mingle 2016: BC Cancer Foundation
Felicity Stone

More than 300 guests attended the 10th annual Jingle Mingle fundraiser at Victoria’s Fairmont Empress on December 1. Presented by Proline Property Management, the event raised $1.74 million and received a commitment of an additional $1 million over three years...

Sep 28, 2016
Brilliant 2016: St Paul’s Hospital Foundation Gala
Paul Duchart

Vancouver Police inspector Howard Tran; Miriam Stewart, Providence Health Care program director acute and access services; and Daryl Wiebe, Vancouver Police superintendent Broek Bosma, St. Paul’s Foundation chief development officer; Jessica Bosma; Sharon Janzen; and Dr. Jeff Pike, Providence Health Care redevelopment physician lead clinical planning Dr. Steve Mathias, BC Integrated Youth Services Initiative...

Sep 26, 2016
Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business Vancouver Gala
Paul Duchart

Candice Holmstrom, CH Designs president and CCAB board member; Gazheek Morrisseau-Sinclair, award recipient on behalf of her father, Senator Sinclair; and Hart Holmstrom, Temp Air Control president Boyd Humby, H.J. O’Connell Construction Ltd. HR manager/ aboriginal partnership liaison; Nolan Jenkins, H.J. O’Connell Construction Ltd. SVP; and Frank De Luca, Bird Construction...

Sep 12, 2016
Weekend Warrior: MEC's David Labistour takes off for the water
Felicity Stone

In terms of time, it’s not my main sport, but it’s fun. I normally do a couple of kiteboard trips a year: Nitinat on the west coast of Vancouver Island, and we try and get down to Baja once a year. We’ve just come back from Italy and we kiteboarded...

Aug 24, 2016
B.C. Finance Minister Mike de Jong speaks out on real estate and re-election
J Parry

This past February, Mike de Jong—a BC Liberals stalwart since the early ’90s and finance minister since September 2012—tabled his third balanced budget. For most governments, a string of balanced budgets would be a public relations coup, but in the days that followed budget day, attention turned to everything not addressed...

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