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BC Premier Christy Clark announcing a carbon tax freeze in 2015

B.C. businesses call on Clark to lift carbon tax freeze, introduce annual hikes

VICTORIA — A group of British Columbia businesses is calling on Premier Christy Clark to raise the carbon tax to help the economy. The open letter to Clark signed by more than 130 businesses comes in...

Paul Bronfman and Paul Potvin share tips on expanding and growing your business

William F. White’s Paul Bronfman and Paul Potvin share 6 key tips for success

David Van Seters brings illuminating view of shared economy to Board of Change event

People packed into the SAP Canada building in Yaletown on Thursday night for a wonderful evening with David Van Seters,  president of Sustainability Ventures and pioneer of the "shared...

Another media platform for the world's rich and powerful?

As Arianna Huffington teams up with billionaire Nicolas Berggruen in new venture, critics charge, 'The 1% are about to get their own publication'.

Kinder Morgan buys tankers

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners announced last week that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire American Petroleum Tankers (APT) and State Class Tankers (SCT) from affiliates of The...

After JRP approval, Enbridge stock inches up, Rich Kinder buys more Kinder Morgan shares

Shares in Enbridge, Inc.closed slightly up at $45.33 after the National Energy Board Joint Review Panel report yesterday recommending federal government to approve the Northern Gateway pipeline...

Vancouver's inner city gets creative with economic development

With the federal government focused squarely on resource extraction and export Canada's urban centres like Vancouver have been forced to adjust and get creative.
2013 Land Awards

2013 Land Awards highlight leadership in sustainable land use

Real Estate Foundation of BC’s 2013 Land Awards Gala honours Carol Newel, laneway housing, an effort to cut energy use and a multi-unit housing project made of recycled shipping containers

Fancy hats and fashion with "Ladies Who Lunch"

October's Ladies Who Lunch event boasted an inspiring line-up of speakers, a glamorous audience and an audacious fashion show by Jason Matlo.