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Cruising along: Airport volumes are up, cruise ship traffic strong, hotel revenues on the rise, and food and drink sales growing
Cruising along: Airport volumes are up, cruise ship traffic strong, hotel revenues on the rise, and food and drink sales growing

International visitors drive B.C. tourism growth

By By Jock Finlayson and Kristine St.-Laurent - Business Council of B.C.
July 9, 2018 - 11:04am

It turns out that 2017 marked a 14-year high for annual international tourism to B.C. Some 7.9 million international travellers entered the province last year, an increase of 3.5 per cent over 2016.

Young nudists seem less interested but if you’re looking to go au naturel, there are still resorts that cater to your interests
Young nudists seem less interested but if you’re looking to go au naturel, there are still resorts that cater to your interests

Financial status, body image mean very little at nudist resorts

By By Peter Bailey - Travel writer - Troy Media
July 3, 2018 - 10:30am

Do you have dreams of being naked in a crowd of clothed strangers? Are you okay with that? If so, you may have the makings of a nudist. Especially if you’re over 35.

Getting to the heart of medical error and malpractice

By By Bernard Simon - Contributor - Troy Media
July 3, 2018 - 10:23am

In a 2003 Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) survey, “about a quarter [of adults] said that an adverse event had occurred in their own care, or that of a family member.” Half claimed that the adverse event had produced “serious health consequences.” Three-quarters claimed that it ha

Potential risks should be measured against the benefits of relieving symptoms of the disorder
Potential risks should be measured against the benefits of relieving symptoms of the disorder

There is no stigma to taking needed medication

By By Dr. Paul Latimer - Columnist - Troy Media
June 27, 2018 - 9:58am

Many people respond to a psychiatric diagnosis and medication recommendations by saying that they are simply “not a pill person”. It seems that the idea of having to take a pill every day is a daunting thought to some and a sign of weakness to others.

The worst thing an organisation can do is to reward pathological behaviour
The worst thing an organisation can do is to reward pathological behaviour

5 ways to stay sane if your boss is a micromanager

By By Mike Davies - Contributor - Troy Media
June 26, 2018 - 10:11am

My boss, Janet, was clever, hardworking and had an amazing eye for detail. She had high standards: if you e-mailed with a question at 10 p.m., she replied by 10.05. She worked hard, delivered on time, hated mistakes and expected the same from her team.

Good performances don't happen by accident – they're a result of positive and tactical thinking. So train your thoughts
Good performances don't happen by accident – they're a result of positive and tactical thinking. So train your thoughts

Finding and maintaining motivation this summer

By By Faith Wood - Columnist - Troy Media
June 22, 2018 - 10:10am

It’s officially summer! School is done. The kids are excited about sprinklers, beaches and long bike rides with friends. Your colleagues are booking time off and your work productivity might be suffering a bit.

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