Tourism & Culture

Sep 20, 2021
5 Questions: Royce Chwin, president and CEO, Destination Vancouver
Nick Rockel

1. After you took over as CEO last year, why did Tourism Vancouver change its name to Destination Vancouver? It was a long time coming. Destination Vancouver was a better representative of what this organization’s mandate needed to be. The old...

Aug 18, 2021
Brewery and the Beast organizer Scott Gurney talks selling out in seconds and B.C.'s restaurant staffing crunch
Nathan Caddell

For all the things that may be different about Brewery and the Beast this year, ticket sales seemed to hold steady. “We sold out as fast as the Internet could process tickets,” says Scott Gurney, founder of Victoria-based 17 Black Events...

Aug 9, 2021
B.C. musicians and concert venues prepare to go live again after more than a year of hardship
Saphiya Zerrouk

Zachary Gray, who’s been out of work since the start of the pandemic, is one of many local musicians hit hard by COVID-19 shutdowns. “Vancouver is a place that’s constantly coaxing you to give up music and leave,” says Gray...

Aug 3, 2021
After Hours: Learn about wizardry, inventive genius and empathetic leadership
By the Editors

Genius Lessons Besides painting the Mona Lisa, was there anything polymath Leonardo da Vinci couldn’t do? The Da Vinci Experience, making its North American debut at Tsawwassen Mills with no scheduled end date, highlights the engineering skills of the archetypal Renaissance man. Featuring 10 models of his flying and other machines...

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...

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