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Jul 24, 2018
Entry Level: A day in the life of fitness guru Ilan Cumberbirch
Nathan Caddell

Like many good Canadian kids, Ilan Cumberbirch dreamed of playing in the NHL. The Vancouver native got closer than most but realized that his season with the Limburg Eaters in the Netherlands’ top league would be the end of the...

Jul 12, 2018
Weekend Warrior: Ad exec Frank Palmer has a colourful past, present and future
Felicity Stone

In many executive offices, the desk dominates the space. Frank Palmer’s is in a corner, facing a wall of windows overlooking downtown Vancouver. A thick three-ring binder of colour printouts sits on a coffee table between two couches. Genial and...

Jul 10, 2018
Lunch with Flytographer boss Nicole Smith
Lucy Hyslop

Like all entrepreneurs, Nicole Smith is at the front line of seeking funds for her business. We’re meeting in Vancouver between her appeal at the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs’ Pitch for the Purse competition (after skipping breakfast with a “nervous...

Jul 6, 2018
Why star drummers are drawn to Abbotsford
Jessica Werb

An Abbotsford industrial office park flanked by a diesel truck repair shop, a towing company and a granite fabricator is hardly the place you’d expect to find some of the heaviest hitters in music. Hang around awhile, though, and you...

Jul 4, 2018
The 2018 BCBusiness Top 100 with Goldcorp's Ian Telfer
Paul Duchart

More than 800 attended the sold-out 2018 BCBusiness Top 100 event at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver on June 28. The afternoon began with a stand-up networking luncheon followed by an interview with Goldcorp chairman and director Ian Telfer with Canada Wide...

Jun 27, 2018
Diabetes Canada Midsummer's Eve 2018
Paul Duchart

More than 200 people attended the Diabetes Canada Midsummer’s Eve gala on June 20. Held at the new Polygon Gallery on North Vancouver's Lonsdale Quay and presented by the Sandman Hotel Group, the event raised over $111,000 for diabetes research. Celebrating...

Jun 20, 2018
CAN Reveal Gala 2018
Paul Duchart

More than 540 guests attended the 3rd annual Canucks Autism Network (CAN) Reveal Gala at Rogers Arena on June 9, raising more than $1.1 million for families living with autism in B.C. The arena was transformed into “St. Tropez” with...

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...

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