Why Does Westjet Beat the Tar Out of Air Canada…Without Even Trying?

Because Air Canada is it’s own worst enemy.  Can you tell I just got back from a trip?  Rather than recount the whole saga all I need to do is quote the counter person explaining in her best condescending manner to the guy in front of me (1 of 30 who had been bumped from […]

Treading Lightly – The Business of Being Green.

It’s a rainy day in Vancouver (this is actually good since we just finished the dryiest June in eons) and looking for inspiration I went window shopping.  I found….English Retreads maker of truly unique bags and accessories out of … truck tire inner tubes.  Whether you are vegan, sortah vegetarian, carnavore or omnivore – these […]

Google > Microsoft ?

Are Google the next Microsoft? It’s certainly looking more and more likely as they make monthly inroads on our computers and phones with fast/free apps which take advantage of the Internet’s abilities. We have Google Maps, Google Earth, Google Video, Google Chrome, Google Android, Google Docs, Gmail and of course, how could we forget their […]

Social Media – NASABA conference roundup

Just over a week ago I had the privilege of participating on a business development panel discussion at the North American South Asian Bar Association‘s annual conference, which took place in Vancouver this year. My fellow panelists Sanjiv Kapur , Shirish Gupta (@shirish_gupta), Samia Kirmani, Aaron Templer (@aarontempler) and I discussed different approaches to business […]

Green Spaces BC 2009.

<!–[if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false EN-CA X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 <![endif]–><!–[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]–> <!–[endif]–> BIV Magazines has just issued Green Space BC 2009 – British Columbia’s Sustainability Resource. While I wish our copies had not arrived wrapped in heavy plastic…it was still interesting to look at what’s going on in […]

Tattoos and Alternatives to Paint Fumes…

So I’m thinking of getting my kids some tattoos — wall tattoos that is.  I have to say I am not a big fan of painting.  It’s expensive, it’s messy, it’s smelly (even with the low fume paints) and it’s environmentally not so good.  So, imagine my delight when I stumbled on the fine folks […]


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