Purchase of $51M Vancouver mansion the latest example of wealthy Chinese buyers fuelling B.C. real estate boom
VANCOUVER — Chinese buyers are snapping up some of the most exclusive real estate in the Lower Mainland. The latest jaw-dropping sale was a $51.8-million mansion on three lots, one of which overlooks the ocean. 779 more words
Torstein Hagen is a cruise maverick and risk-taker.
The owner and CEO of Viking Cruises decided — when most river lines were building one or two boats a year — that he wanted to own the largest share of the market on the rivers of Europe. 647 more words
Just a few decades ago, I spent my summers sailing the coastal waters of British Columbia. More than anything else, it was those summers that piqued my interest in cruising. 706 more words
It was 1:15 p.m. on this perfect Thursday summer afternoon when Canada’s Mike Weir was announced on the first tee of Royal Montreal.
The gallery was horseshoed a few deep around the tee box and continued behind the ropes on both sides down into the lush fairway, these fans enthusiastically patriotic but also politely welcoming the two others in Weir’s group: Luke Donald of England and Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland. 1,143 more words