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New KPU beekeeping program creates a buzz, Report

New KPU beekeeping program creates a buzz, Report

A new program at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) in the Lower Mainland is hoping to create buzz in B.C.’s agriculture. The university will introduce B.C.’s first commercial beekeeping program in January, and by November 2016 its graduates will have the skills to work in, manage and grow existing beekeeping operations or establish and grow their own diversified cottage beekeeping business ... Read More »

Small carriers win big in wireless spectrum auction, Report

Small carriers win big in wireless spectrum auction, Report

Rogers Communications Inc., Canada’s biggest wireless carrier, missed out on getting new airwaves in a government auction that favored smaller companies. Telus Corp., BCE Inc., Quebecor Inc. and Wind Mobile, the brand name of Globalive Wireless Management Corp., all won spectrum in the auction that netted the government $2.1 billion. Read More »

Christy Walton: The Richest Woman in the World in 2015

Christy Walton: The Richest Woman in the World in 2015

World’s richest woman Christy Walton tops $US41.7 billion. Christy Walton owes her fortune to the founders of Walmart (WMT), the Walton family, although she married into the clan. Her husband, John Walton, died in 2005 at the age of 58 when he crashed a small experimental plane he was piloting in Wyoming. John Walton was one of Walmart founder Sam ... Read More »