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Media Hit Roundup – August 21, 2014

Aug. 21st, 2014
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Welcome to our latest edition of Media Hit Roundup! It’s time to recognize some of our clients’ most exciting appearances in the news lately. Innovation in sustainable energy Chrysalix Energy Venture Capital president and CEO Wal van Lierop joined Amanda Lang on The Exchange at CBC live from Vancouver. He shared with her his insights …

Welcome to our latest edition of Media Hit Roundup! It’s time to recognize some of our clients’ most exciting appearances in the news lately.

Innovation in sustainable energy

Chrysalix Energy Venture Capital president and CEO Wal van Lierop joined Amanda Lang on The Exchange at CBC live from Vancouver. He shared with her his insights into the innovation industry and the need for cleantech options in the next 30 years to maintain sustainable energy for the future.

View Chrysalix’s recent feature on CBC’s The Exchange with Amanda Lang

CKNW shakes up programming, adds DJ Drex to roster

Don’t be surprised if Justin “Drex” Wilcomes brings a bit of Howard Stern to CKNW Radio

Corus Entertainment radio station, CKNW News Talk 980, recently announced a shift in programming to target a younger, more diverse audience. This shift will be accompanied by a new lineup of energetic and socially connected hosts including the outspoken and sometimes controversial personality Justin ‘Drex’ Wilcomes, who is sure to bring an interesting twist to CKNW’s programming.

Read about CKNW’s new shift in programming and lineup in the Globe and Mail

Learn more about Drex’s history in radio and his plans for CKNW in the Georgia Straight

Recreational buyers find sales are up, prices are down

Lakestone, a waterside neighbourhood near Kelowna on Lake Okanagan, was featured in Western Investor as Macdonald Development Corp. spoke to acquiring the project from 20/20 Group Inc. and Lakestone’s endurance through the financial crisis of 2008.

Read about Lakestone on page 39 of Western Investor

Buzz or bubble? Vancouver tech veterans encourage vision among startups

Social networking company bazinga! was included in an article that was syndicated across 53 news outlets, commenting on the state of the tech bubble in Vancouver and how startup and mid-sized companies are facing the challenges of a budding Silicon Valley North.

Read bazinga!’s commentary about Vancouver’s tech industry in Canadian Business magazine

Investing in the real estate market a focus for buyers

Intergulf Development Group was featured in HOME magazine and across eight Black Press publications including the Maple Ridge News, Langley Times, Surrey and South Surrey Leaders, Richmond Review, Burnaby News Leader /New West and the Tri-City News. In the article, Intergulf’s VP Shaadi Faris provides investment strategies for purchasing your dream home.

Read about Intergulf’s perspective on investment strategies in BC Local News

Browns Restaurant Group Recruits Industry Veteran Dale Colbran to Pioneer Eastern Expansion

Browns Restaurant Group recently welcomed Dale Colbran to spearhead Browns Socialhouse’s growth and development in eastern Canada. Dale has ample experience in the restaurant industry and will be providing multi-leadership support for all programs in the Ontario market and beyond. Browns’ first eastern location is set to open in the Erin Mills region in October, 2014.

Learn more about Browns Restaurant Group’s new team member in Western Restaurant News

#idreamofYORK

As mentioned in our previous Media Hit Roundup, influential style and design blogger Monika Hibbs helped to decorate MOSAIC Homes’ new townhome development in Langley, YORK. Monika has released a post in her self-titled blog that shows her clean, classy, and fresh approach to designing the townhome.

Take a look at MOSAIC Homes’ YORK townhome beautifully designed by Monika Hibbs on her blog