An occasional series on how to make B.C. a place where creative people thrive, benefitting all.
In This Series
Vancouver's Creative Space Crunch
It's a hot issue in a city with lots of red tape but few old, affordable places to gather.
Why Can't Vancouver Keep Its Start-ups Here?
Local talent churns out hot new enterprise! If that's such a good story here, why does it keep ending someplace else?
So You Want to Break into Hollywood North
Capilano U. is the latest school to promise to help. But self-starters like Chris Clark plunge in without the '$40K handshake.'
How to Plug BC's Creative Brain Drain
Business sectors unite to find ways to keep our brightest talents in the province.
Vancouver's Underground Music Lab
Inside Nite Prison studio, where cross-genre bands breed the city's newest sounds.
Vancouver's New Frontiers of Creative Space
An abandoned car rental joint may become an artistic oasis. And other positive signs.
Vancouver's New Make-It-Yourself Parks
'Parklet' program puts public space in neighbours' hands.
To Combat Weak Social Ties, a New Way to Create
An 'arts hive' with focus on therapy puts expression before instruction.