Business Reporter, Vancouver Sun
Business reporter at The Vancouver Sun
vancouversun.com — Tzeporah Berman, the eco-activist who gained notoriety a generation ago as a "whacked-out nature worshipper" for blockading logging roads during British Columbia's divisive War in the Woods, was honoured Thursday at the University of B.C. with a doctorate. Berman's evolution, from tree hugger to joining forest industry icons H.R.
vancouversun.com — A shy and reclusive heiress who lived alone for 20 years in a rambling mansion on Southwest Marine Drive left the bulk of an estate worth $40 million to the Vancouver Foundation, it was revealed Thursday. Judith Jardine was 82 when she died seven years ago in her home - the WilMar Estate at 2050 SW Marine Drive.
bloomberg.com — Ford Motor Co. (F) Falcons, driven by Mel Gibson in Australia 's 1979 movie "Mad Max," have rolled off a Melbourne production line for 53 years. Now, like Max's "last of the V-8s," their days are numbered. Ford, in Australia since 1925, said yesterday it will close its local manufacturing plants in October 2016, resulting in 1,200 job losses.
reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Nir Elias Waze, an Israeli mobile satellite navigation application, is seen on a smartphone in this photo illustration taken in Tel Aviv May 9, 2013. Waze is seeking more than $1 billion and is fielding expressions of interest from multiple parties, said Bloomberg, citing a source.
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