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Nov 27, 2017
VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation's Night of a Thousand Stars Gala 2017
Paul Duchart

Over 900 guests and VIPs attended the 22nd annual Night of a Thousand Stars Gala at the Vancouver Convention Centre on November 18. Presented by Telus, the event raised a record-breaking $5.95 million toward the next generation of robotic surgery...

Nov 22, 2017
B.C.’s 20 most powerful women leaders in 2017
Felicity Stone

The Women's Executive Network (WXN) has named 20 B.C. women to its 2017 Top 100 list. The awards recognize outstanding women across Canada who have advocated for diversity in the workforce and who serve as an inspiration for the next...

Nov 15, 2017
Segal family honoured at National Philanthropy Day summit
By the Editors

National Philanthropy Day celebrates its 20th anniversary on November 15, but the festivities don’t end there. On November 16 in Vancouver, businessman, philanthropist and SFU chancellor emeritus Joe Segal, his wife, Rosalie, and their family will receive a special honour. At the Giving Hearts Awards, part of the 2017 National...

Nov 14, 2017
The Over 16 Billion Dollar Problem Every Business Has

BCBusiness + Wellness Matters Every employee needs time off and that comes at a price. According to a study done by the Conference Board of Canada, the average employee takes 9.3 days off a year. While this doesn’t sound like much the actual cost to employers was $16.6 billion in 2012. The Conference Board of...

Nov 14, 2017
Q&A with Manjit Minhas, CBC Dragon and CEO of Minhas Craft Brewery
Nathan Caddell

Manjit Minhas was studying engineering at the University of Calgary when she and her younger brother, Ravinder, began importing private-label spirits for a chain of liquor stores owned by their parents. In 2002, the family started importing beer; four years later, after they bought one of the oldest U.S. brewers, Joseph Huber Brewing...

Nov 8, 2017
A conversation with Mining Association of BC president and CEO Bryan Cox
Nick Rockel

You might think the mining sector and the beer business have little in common. Bryan Cox knows different: both are technical, highly regulated and people-driven industries, says the president and CEO of the Mining Association of BC (MABC), who led...

Nov 7, 2017
Whisky Wisemen Society’s Casino Royale Club Wise
Paul Duchart

Almost 50 guests attended the Whisky Wisemen Society’s Casino Royale Club Wise at The Space, An Art Gallery, in Yaletown on November 4. Glenmorangie poured single malt as guests entered the gallery while the casino roared in the back room. The...

Nov 6, 2017
Don’t worry about NAFTA, Washington insider David Frum tells real estate crowd
Nick Rockel

He coined the phrase Axis of Evil, and he doesn’t have anything much nicer to say about U.S. President Donald Trump. At real estate brokerage CBRE Ltd.’s Canadian Market Outlook breakfast in Vancouver on November 1, keynote speaker David Frum highlighted potential risks to business from the Trump administration’s...

Nov 6, 2017
Lunch with FrontFundr chief growth officer Jill Earthy
Lucy Hyslop

It’s hard keeping up with Jill Earthy. Positively fizzing over lunch, the 44-year-old is just back from working for two weeks in Whistler, across Alberta and in Ottawa at the Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference, the intensive invitation-only meeting of...

Nov 2, 2017
BC Children's Hospital Foundation's 9th annual A Night of Miracles Gala
Paul Duchart

More than 450 guests and business leaders from the South Asian community attended the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation’s ninth annual A Night of Miracles Gala at the Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Hotel on October 28. Co-presented by Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP...

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