December 2019 - January 2020 Best Cities for Work in B.C.

With a mission to inform, empower, celebrate and advocate for British Columbia's current and aspiring business leaders, BCBusiness go behind the headlines and bring readers face to face with the key issues and people driving business in B.C.

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V O L U M E 4 7 N U M B E R 1 0 DECEMBER/JANUARY 2020 BCBUSINESS 5 "People now think, Oh, well, all I've got to do is flick this lever here and flick that lever there, and I'll be a zillionaire. I don't know anything about that world. Man, my life was one shoe at a time" –p.20 COVER: ALEX HARVEY-WICKENS; TOP: DESTINATION BC/GRANT HARDER; BOTTOM FROM LEFT: COURTESY OF JOHN FLUEVOG; TOURISM WHISTLER/MIKE CRANE; ROBERT KENNEY ( contents ) Ski Lesson When Vail Resorts bought Whistler Blackcomb in 2016, nothing seemed to go right. But the U.S. behemoth avoided a wipeout, with help from a little something called the Epic Pass by Steven Threndyle Sole Survivor At home and abroad, John Fluevog has left an imprint on shoe design and retail. In a new book, the fashion icon recounts five decades of doing it his way by Nick Rockel 29 40 (Clockwise from left) Prince Rupert; economist Iglika Ivanova; Whistler Blackcomb; Peter Fox (left) and John Fluevog 20 10 Views on 2020 What kind of year should B.C. businesses expect? From economic growth to the labour shortage to relations with China, the experts share their thoughts on some key issues by Nick Rockel Best Cities for Work in B.C. While several communities make topping the list a habit, our sixth annual ranking shows that others might need a new plan by Andrew Macaulay 49

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