Oct 24, 2018
Wealthy Barber and Dragons’ Den alumnus David Chilton makes Whisky Wisemen festival go that much smoother
Nick Rockel

It isn’t every day you get to chase a talk by a best-selling author with some of the world’s best whiskies. More than 200 people recently had that privilege when they gathered at the Imperial Vancouver for the latest instalment of the Be Wise Speaker Series & Whisky Festival. The event...

Oct 24, 2018
Lunch with BC SPCA head Craig Daniell
Lucy Hyslop

Originally from South Africa, Craig Daniell swapped life in New York City to work in animal welfare in Ontario and B.C. With his charity’s Offleashed fundraising gala fast approaching this month, the BC SPCA chief executive talks about being a risk taker and why he’s always hoping to do himself out of a job…

Oct 18, 2018
Glow 2018: A gala benefiting BC Women's Hospital Foundation
Paul Duchart

A sold-out crowd of 375 guests gathered for an intimate fundraiser for Glow, a gala benefiting BC Women’s Hospital Foundation, at the Pan Pacific Hotel on October 13. Presented by Telus, the evening featured a performance by B.C. superstar Michael...

Oct 16, 2018
A Night to Dream: Ronald McDonald House BC & Yukon Gala 2018
Paul Duchart

Over 430 guests attended an elegant evening October 11 to help dreams come true for the kids of Ronald McDonald House BC and Yukon. Beedie was presenting sponsor for the event, held at the JW Marriott Parq Vancouver. Guests entered the...

Oct 3, 2018
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards 2018 Pacific Region Gala
Paul Duchart

More than 1,200 people attended the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards at the Vancouver Convention Centre on September 25. Entrepreneur Of The Year (EOY) is an annual global awards program administered by Ernst & Young (EY). Every year an impressive...

Sep 19, 2018
Lunch with Vancouver's first film commissioner David Shepheard
Lucy Hyslop

For the fourth time in his 20-year career, David Shepheard has set up a film commission office from scratch. The British transplant landed in Vancouver from London in late 2016 as one of only 350 film commissioners worldwide, to promote...

Sep 12, 2018
Entry Level: Colliers agent Peter Muench finds homes for burgeoning tech firms
Nathan Caddell

The fall after he graduated from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland with an MA in economics, Peter Muench started work as an associate at the Vancouver branch of Toronto-based real estate giant Colliers International. That was five years...

Sep 10, 2018
How saving on daycare helped a B.C. family afford a bigger home
Anne Casselman

Tiffany Ottahal, a working mother of two children aged three and one, knows how lucky she is. Her son and daughter are in licensed child care, and she and her husband own, together with the bank, the roof over their...

Sep 5, 2018
Five Questions for new Arts Club head Ashlie Corcoran
Nathan Caddell

1. What’s the challenge in taking over from Bill Millerd, who was at the Arts Club for 47 years?I would say it’s not a challenge; it’s an amazing opportunity. Bill’s created this fantastic legacy. The Arts Club is an incredibly vibrant...

Sep 5, 2018
Star-studded White Envelope Event 2018 features performances by Nickelback, Dan Mangan and Scott Helman
Paul Duchart

Some 200 guests attended the White Envelope Event at the West Vancouver waterfront home of Obakki Foundation founder Treana Peake and her husband, Ryan, on August 28. The evening, which raised more than $450,000, included a backyard acoustic stage with celebrity friends...

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