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Brendan Munro

Brendan Munro started writing for the Vancouver Observer in 2011. He has contributed to a number of other publications including Vue Weekly, Hockey Now Magazine and the Wisden Cricketer. He holds a B.A. in History from the University of Alberta.

212 Productions pleads for less fashion groupthink

When former model Scott Walhovd and business partner Anthony Castro decided to launch their own clothing label, 212 Productions, and a boutique store (located at 454 West Cordova Street), some...

Personal branding with former Jacobs Suchard CEO John Bell

Bell has accumulated nearly four decades worth of marketing and branding experience and the Vancouver Observer recently caught up with him to pick his brain on the art of personal branding.

Contemporary Art Gallery thrives through Vancouver business community's generosity

A massive 20-foot pinwheel attached to a tandem bicycle awaits visitors entering an exhibit at the Contemporary Art Gallery (CAG) at 555 Nelson Street. The Roy Arden sculpture, incorporating the...

McElhanney's Vancouver

The McElhanney companies have helped build Vancouver. Now what?

A walk in the woods with Sea to Sky Expeditions

Mark Waldbillig of Sea to Sky Expeditions can't wait to see what the new post-Olympic tourist season has in store.

As Hollywood North grows, local companies play leading role

A local visual effects company rides the wave of Hollywood North.