Wednesday, 18 Jul 2018
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ORBUS BUSINESS NETWORK

Victoria, BC:  I was in Victoria again last week to attend an Orbus luncheon meeting. This is a membership-based organization that has a monthly luncheon meeting at the old Strathcona Hotel on Douglas Ave in downtown Victoria.  This interesting organization has 3 chapters in Victoria and is looking to expand their concept Nationally. This was […]

Wildfire Firefighting in British Columbia

Dangerous and Deadly   The 2018 wildfire season is already upon us and I wanted to take the time to speak a little about the business of fighting wildfires. We always read and hear about the terrible devastation wildfires inflict on our communities.  Loss of life always being the ultimate threat.  Properties and forests vaporized, […]

NORTHERN BIOMASS

Turning waste wood into sustainable products. In January, I attended the 15th Annual BC North Resource Conference in Prince George, BC. By all accounts this was a very successful conference that boasted record attendance. On of the keynote speakers was Dr. Daniel Muzyka, CEO and President of the Conference Board of Canada, Chair of the […]

St. Jean’s Cannery & Smokehouse, Nanaimo BC

Sustainable Fish Products from the Pacific Northwest I was in Nanaimo last week, second time in two weeks.  Great place and great people. My wife Donna and I were in Nanaimo this trip specifically to visit the St Jean’s Cannery. For those who live in BC, St Jean’s Cannery may evoke thoughts of delicious, fresh […]