Brendan Munro Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/6240 en Finance's newest dirty word http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/businessnews/2011/12/12/finances-newest-dirty-word Many of us learning the language of finance now know a new dirty word: re-hypothecation. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/businessnews/2011/12/12/finances-newest-dirty-word" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business News Commentary Tue, 13 Dec 2011 02:45:00 +0000 Brendan Munro 10011 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Special-effects studio scouts local film schools for talent http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/film/2011/12/05/special-effects-studio-scouts-local-film-schools-talent Hollywood's come calling. Are we ready?<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/film/2011/12/05/special-effects-studio-scouts-local-film-schools-talent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Film Bill Dwelly Hollywood Image Engine Jason Dowdeswell movie industy MPC (Moving Picture Company) special effects Vanarts Vancouver Film Industry Vancouver Film School Vancouver Institute of Media Arts (Vanarts) Tue, 06 Dec 2011 08:55:00 +0000 Brendan Munro 9887 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com People everywhere fed up with banks, except in Canada http://www.vancouverobserver.com/money/business/2011/11/10/people-everywhere-fed-banks-except-canada New survey shows we aren't as upset about our financial institutions as Americans are.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/money/business/2011/11/10/people-everywhere-fed-banks-except-canada" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Money Business banking Canadian Bankers Association Canadian banks Chris Catliff credit cards credit union loans mortgages North Shore Credit Union Thu, 10 Nov 2011 16:23:00 +0000 Brendan Munro 9448 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Vancouver's Board of Trade Co. brings high-end fashion to Chinatown http://www.vancouverobserver.com/money/business/2011/10/06/vancouvers-board-trade-co-brings-high-end-fashion-chinatown Meters away from the site of a restaurant where a young Jimi Hendrix developed his love for the guitar, you can find Eunice Quan and David Lim expressing their love of fashion at The&nbsp;Board of...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/money/business/2011/10/06/vancouvers-board-trade-co-brings-high-end-fashion-chinatown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fashion Business Board of Trade Chinatown David Lim Entrepreneur Eunice Quan fashion Small business Vancouver Fri, 07 Oct 2011 05:31:00 +0000 Brendan Munro 8969 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Top 10 reasons why businesses love Vancouver http://www.vancouverobserver.com/money/business/2011/09/09/top-10-reasons-why-businesses-love-vancouver Most Vancouverites will tell you they love living here. Now find out why businesses love being here just as much.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/money/business/2011/09/09/top-10-reasons-why-businesses-love-vancouver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Money Business City 1-800-GOT-JUNK Asian investors Brian Scudamore Chip Wilson Gabrielle Loren Greg Holmes Image Engine Jim Pattison Loren Lulumelon Athletica Nancke and Co Principal of Pinpoint Tactics Sandy Huang Vancouver business West coast Sat, 10 Sep 2011 07:22:00 +0000 Brendan Munro 8602 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Cheeky Umbrella founder Jen Zurowski loves rainy days http://www.vancouverobserver.com/money/business/2011/07/07/cheeky-umbrella-founder-jen-zurowski-loves-rainy-days Rain always brings a smile to Cheeky Umbrella founder Jen Zurowski's face, because unlike so many Vancouverites, she sees something else pouring down all around her: opportunity.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/money/business/2011/07/07/cheeky-umbrella-founder-jen-zurowski-loves-rainy-days" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Olympics Ian Marshall Jen Zurowski Vancouver Consultants Vancouver Winter Olympics Fri, 08 Jul 2011 13:56:00 +0000 Brendan Munro 7926 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Vancouver stuntmen create eco-friendly car wash http://www.vancouverobserver.com/money/business/2011/06/04/vancouver-stuntmen-create-eco-friendly-car-wash <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/money/business/2011/06/04/vancouver-stuntmen-create-eco-friendly-car-wash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business business carwash Chad Bellamy entrepreneurs Hugo Steele Hyatt Vancouver mobi glow MobiGlow Rorelee Tio steam technology Vancouver Sun, 05 Jun 2011 12:55:00 +0000 Brendan Munro 7547 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Bike doctor gives tips for healthy cycling http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/outdoors/2011/05/15/bike-doctor-gives-tips-healthy-cycling Paul Bogaert of The Bike Doctor on West Broadway has been keeping cyclists on the road for the last 20 years and offers some great advice for getting ready to ride this season. Getting back to biking...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/outdoors/2011/05/15/bike-doctor-gives-tips-healthy-cycling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Outdoors Sports bike Business for Bikes Cycling in Vancouver Paul Bogaert The Bike Doctor Mon, 16 May 2011 12:44:00 +0000 Brendan Munro 7282 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Zulu Records still the home of great music http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/music/2011/05/04/zulu-records-still-home-great-music For the first few days the shop was open, it didn’t even have a name -- and that’s about as punk rock as you can get.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/music/2011/05/04/zulu-records-still-home-great-music" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Music City Culture Grant McDonagh Quintessence Records Record Store Day Yukon Blonde Zulu Records Thu, 05 May 2011 13:46:00 +0000 Brendan Munro 7197 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Canadian Pacific Rail predicting strong demand growth this year http://www.vancouverobserver.com/money/business/2011/04/26/canadian-pacific-rail-predicting-strong-demand-growth-year Surge in commodity prices, export flow through B.C. ports likely to have positive local effect.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/money/business/2011/04/26/canadian-pacific-rail-predicting-strong-demand-growth-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Canada News Money Business Wed, 27 Apr 2011 13:00:00 +0000 Brendan Munro 7090 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com