Tourism & Culture

Jul 30, 2021
Farmers markets could be the perfect entrepreneurial lab for small business, say industry advocates
Pallavi Rao

When you think of farmers markets, you might not see them as key economic drivers of small businesses and an indispensable part of food supply in B.C. But that’s what they are. “I think COVID really blew the lid off [farmers...

Jul 26, 2021
The Best of Two Worlds
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + Linh Cafe Linh Café’s mouth-water menu is about to get easier than ever to experience as the Vancouver favourite opens a second location on Granville Street. But this is not a fusion restaurant. The menu features a delectable combination of traditional French and Vietnamese cooking, serving both cuisines in one place. Delight...

Jul 16, 2021
10 Vancouver-area art shows to feast your eyes on this summer
Saphiya Zerrouk

With B.C. in Step 3 of its restart, it’s a great time to plan some culture into your summer. Whether you grab some friends or go solo, these local exhibitions include work by a wide variety of artists from B.C.

Jun 28, 2021
Immersive art finds a permanent home—in Tsawwassen
Michael McCullough

If Imagine Van Gogh at the Vancouver Convention Centre whetted your appetite for the new style of “immersive” projected art show, get ready for a whole series of such attractions rotating in a semi-permanent exhibition space—and it all comes with free...

Jun 17, 2021
Ranking the proposed names for the Vancouver Canucks’ new AHL team
Nathan Caddell

The Vancouver Canucks finally committed to moving their farm team closer to home this off-season, leaving the confines of Utica, New York, for the considerably more fertile ground (yeah, that’s a farm joke) of Abbotsford. Although professional sports have been something...

Jun 16, 2021
8 Signature Golf Holes in Kamloops
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + Golf Kamloops With gorgeous views, an eight-month season, and a crowd-free, relaxed ambiance, deciding where to golf in Kamloops might be the toughest choice you make all summer. Its top courses offer relaxed play, winding parkland layouts and dramatic riverside links—and signature holes known for their challenge, diversity, and incredible...

Jun 8, 2021
It's a Good Thing: To recover from COVID-19, Indigenous tourism will draw on its culture of resilience
Matt O'Grady

Tourism is often described in terms similar to manufacturing or mining, with industry reports tallying the number of operators, employees or customers (the tourists). But for Brenda Baptiste, chair of Indigenous Tourism BC (ITBC), the sector can also be seen...

May 27, 2021
Douglas Coupland gets a Vancouver highrise as his canvas
By the Editors

This isn’t just any old paint job. Since rising to international fame as the voice of Generation X, Douglas Coupland has invigorated his hometown of Vancouver with public artworks ranging from the waterfront Digital Orca to Golden Tree on Southwest Marine...

May 18, 2021
New maps of B.C. wine regions let locals and visitors drink them all in
Saphiya Zerrouk

B.C.’s wine industry is already on the map in a big way, but now enthusiasts can really get the lay of the land. Wine Growers British Columbia (WGBC), a nonprofit that has represented local wineries since 1990, just unveiled 10 high-resolution...

May 14, 2021
Opinion: B.C.’s tourism and hospitality sector desperately needs a restart plan
Mandy Farmer, Chief Clarence Louie, Brian McCutcheon, Victoria Olmstead, Nancy Stibbard and John Wilson

Of all provincial industries, tourism has been hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s a huge problem for everyone. The sector is one of B.C.’s largest, historically employing more than 300,000 workers and contributing some $8 billion to gross domestic...

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