Columnists


Biz 1-on-1: Catherine Robertson
Visland Media - Apr 16, 2019 - Columnists

 Produced by Kelowna’s Visland Media, Biz 1-on-1 is an interview series that explores the lives of some of the most interesting business people in North America. Host Randy Lennon sits down with CEOs and founders of a diverse selection of businesses, talking with them about their vision, passion, and experiences building and running their company. The show […]

Cleaning up at work, in life
Contributed - Apr 15, 2019 - Columnists

By Tom Kernaghan Start creating the life you imagine … one free weekend at a time! For Daleen Qazilbash, time is simply too valuable to spend in ways that keep us from fully enjoying our lives. Qazilbash and her amazing team at Custom Cleaning Solutions are here to lift the burden of housekeeping so you […]

Biz 1-on-1: Amber Simpson
Visland Media - Apr 10, 2019 - Columnists

 Produced by Kelowna’s Visland Media, Biz 1 on 1 is an interview series that explores the lives of some of the most interesting business people in North America. Host Randy Lennon sits down with CEOs and founders of a diverse selection of businesses, talking with them about their vision, passion, and experiences building and running their company. […]

Faces of #OKGNtech
Accelerate Okanagan - Apr 04, 2019 - Columnists

A strong community can promote new ideas and ensure accountability. It can also act as motivation, support and even provide a little friendly competition. The power of community is undeniable, and the Okanagan tech community is no exception. Our community is strong and growing with record speed, and maintaining connections through a period of growth […]

Biz 1-on-1: Wendy Fedoruk
Visland Media - Apr 02, 2019 - Columnists

 Produced by Kelowna’s Visland Media, Biz 1-on-1 is an interview series that explores the lives of some of the most interesting business people in North America. Host Randy Lennon sits down with CEOs and founders of a diverse selection of businesses, talking with them about their vision, passion, and experiences building and running their company. The show […]

Biz 1-on-1: Trent Fequet (con’t)
Visland Media - Mar 26, 2019 - Columnists

 Produced by Kelowna’s Visland Media, Biz 1-on-1 is an interview series that explores the lives of some of the most interesting business people in North America. Host Randy Lennon sits down with CEOs and founders of a diverse selection of businesses, talking with them about their vision, passion, and experiences building and running their company. The show […]

To stage or not to stage?
Bill Hubbard - Mar 25, 2019 - Columnists

Is home staging worth it? It depends, which has to be one of the most annoying answers to any question. However, as a veteran Realtor I have seen people who proudly display their home as a thing of beauty that I would call a fixer upper or El Dumpo. Others, who are so critical of […]

Biz 1-on-1: Trent Fequet
Visland Media - Mar 21, 2019 - Columnists

Produced by Kelowna’s Visland Media, Biz 1 on 1 is an interview series that explores the lives of some of the most interesting business people in North America. Host Randy Lennon sits down with CEOs and founders of a diverse selection of businesses, talking with them about their vision, passion, and experiences building and running their company. The […]

B.C. has few head offices
Kirk Penton - Mar 11, 2019 - Columnists

By Jock Finlayson and Kristine St.-Laurent Statistics Canada’s latest survey of corporate headquarters provides updated counts of direct head office jobs for each province and the biggest metropolitan areas across the country. The data shows B.C., and Vancouver in particular, are falling behind. The survey covers publicly traded and privately owned companies as of 2017. […]

Market hits balanced level
Bill Hubbard - Mar 05, 2019 - Columnists

After a dramatic turn down in January, the Okanagan Shuswap has bounced back to even things out. The stats for January were terrible in the Central Okanagan and the Shuswap. Sales and absorption were way down. The North Okanagan, on the other hand, remained steady. It was obvious in January that the market would bounce […]