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May 31, 2017
Tofino mayor Josie Osborne on what makes her seaside town tick
Lucy Hyslop

Josie Osborne may have left behind a career as a marine biologist to be “consumed” by her role as mayor of Tofino, but there’s plenty of science behind her political modus operandi. Osborne, 45, was acclaimed to the office in...

May 26, 2017
JABC's Business Laureates of British Columbia Hall of Fame 2017 gala
Paul Duchart

Over 400 guests attended the JABC Business Laureates of BC Hall of Fame gala dinner and induction ceremonies at the Hotel Vancouver on May 24. The evening began with a cocktail reception followed by the Vancouver Police Pipe band leading...

May 25, 2017
Weekend Warrior: Startup entrepreneur Jason Carvalho is a big-picture thinker
as told to Felicity Stone

I grew up in a small town, Kitimat, and my fiancée grew up in a smaller town, Harrison Hot Springs. We lived in downtown Vancouver for close to seven years. In 2013, we had sold the company, Marilynjean, and moved...

May 18, 2017
Face the World Today Gala 2017
Paul Duchart

The 300 well-dressed guests and business leaders who turned out for the inaugural Face the World Today Gala raised $925,000 for local charities. Local philanthropist Jacqui Cohen, Army & Navy president and Face the World founder, joined forces with her...

May 17, 2017
First Nations activists take the lead in the battle against Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion
Jacob Parry

From Larry Commodore’s vantage point near Chilliwack at the top of the Fraser Valley, the Trans Mountain Expansion Project isn’t a done deal. “Not going to happen,” vows the former two-term chief of the Soowahlie nation turned grassroots activist. Commodore...

May 2, 2017
UBC Sauder School of Business celebrates Canada Wide Media's Legge family
Paul Duchart

More than 400 members of the business community attended the Family Series Legacy Gala at the Hotel Vancouver on April 27. The evening began with a stand-up cocktail reception before welcoming remarks by emcee Chris Gailus, Global News Hour at...

Apr 26, 2017
Christy Clark and rivals field a few pre-election questions
Nick Rockel

CRED: First elected MLA in 1996; former cabinet minister, deputy premier and radio talk-show host SIGNATURE LOOK: Suit and wrap CAMPAIGN PROP: Hard hat CAMPAIGN MANAGER: Laura Miller, Previously Ontario Liberal staffer STAR CANDIDATE: Ex–TV news anchor Steve Darling (Burnaby–Lougheed) 1) Maintaining the best job...

Apr 25, 2017
Lunch with Faye Wightman, executive director of the Canadian Cancer Society
Lucy Hyslop

At the end of our lunch, Faye Wightman opens up—for the first time in public—about the painful past at the heart of her 35-year career in philanthropy. Earlier the executive director of the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) in Vancouver and...

Apr 24, 2017
Shortchanged junior hockey players look to even the score
Steve Burgess

“Someone hit the big score / They figured it out,” goes the Gillian Welch song “Everything Is Free.” “That we’re gonna do it anyway / Even if it doesn’t pay.”Welch is referring to musicians and the curse of free downloads...

Apr 19, 2017
BCBusiness 30 Under 30 2017
Paul Duchart

BCBusiness 30 Under 30 celebrates young entrepreneurs who excel in their industries and give back to their community

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