Education + Technology = A Winning Strategy

There is much in the news today about how technology is driving a wedge between people. Children and adults spend too much time with heads bent downward looking at small screens rather than talking to the person beside them. more »

Jul 10, 2014 Wine Opinions

ALR Review Process Was Deeply Flawed

Depending on your perspective, the core review of the Agriculture Land Commission and the land reserve itself is either clumsy politicking at its worst, or a cleverly engineered campaign with a hidden agenda. more »

Jul 10, 2014 Columns

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Innovation Starts With an Open Mind

Innovation is loosely defined as a new method, idea or product, or some sort of change or breakthrough, so it's interesting to reflect and think about what it is that makes things innovative as it relates to the work we do with our clients. more »

Jul 10, 2014 Marketing

5 Tips for Going Green

The prospect of going green and doing so in a way that customers won’t poke holes in can be daunting. Yet, consumers are demanding it and there is no shortage of evidence to prove it. more »

Jul 10, 2014 Environment

Funding Helps BC Agriculture Go Global

From the US to the UK, throughout Asia and the Middle East, BC agrifoods have been circling the globe in pursuit of new markets, thanks to the BC Agrifoods Export Program. more »

Jun 10, 2014 Financial

Support the Bees, and They'll Support You

We’ve all heard that honey bees and native bees are in trouble in North America. There seem to be a number of factors leading to the decline of native pollinator populations of honey bee colonies. more »

Jun 10, 2014 Environment

Have the Grapes Really Been Freed? Part 2

As the tourist season picks up, a review of the provincial laws regarding inter-provincial wine importation seems appropriate. more »

Jun 10, 2014 Legal

How Do You Compete in a Competitive Market?

When I am working with a new client I usually ask this question. “What makes you different from your competition? Why should I hire you over them? more »

Jun 10, 2014 Marketing

Ontario Needs to Learn from BC VQA Program

The province’s big picture support for the sale of BC wine – and the BC industry’s successes – has been highlighted following recent announcements in Ontario. more »

Jun 10, 2014 Wine Opinions

Managing your Winery - It's All About the Cash

Owning and operating a winery requires a significant amount of capital investment. Initial start up costs are substantial, such as establishing vineyards and paying for winery buildings and equipment. more »

Jun 10, 2014 Financial

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