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Top Read Stories of 2013

As we wrap up another year and head into the holiday season, we at BIV would like to thank our subscribers for reading our BIV Today e-daily. We hope you enjoy this compilation of our top-read stories of the year. Included are the 10 most popular news stories, as well as our most popular video, profile, column and lists.
This is our last e-daily of the year. The first one in 2014 will be on January 6.
Happy holidays and all the best in the New Year!

Top 10 news stories of 2013

Exclusive: City of Surrey furious over parody T-shirts

Surrey city hall has sent a cease-and-desist letter to a website selling hoodies and T-shirts that draw attention to the city's ... READ MORE


Target opens nine B.C. stores

Target Canada today opens its first nine stores in B.C. as well as 13 others across western Canada, the chain announced... READ MORE


Eight B.C. neighbourhoods in Canada's top 100 for most promising growth

Eight of the top 100 neighbourhoods set to lead growth in Canada are in ... READ MORE


Film, TV, gaming left out of BC Jobs Plan

Premier Christy Clark's BC Jobs Plan boosts agrifoods, forestry, mining, natural gas, international education, technology, tourism and transportation... READ MORE


Canada’s smallest condos go on sale in Surrey

Surrey development company Tien Sher plans to start selling Canada’s smallest condos – starting at just ... READ MORE


David Aisenstat expands Keg steakhouse chain at the expense of Shore Club and Ki restaurant

David Aisenstat is one of Vancouver’s best-known hospitality industry entrepreneurs. His restaurant empire generates more than... READ MORE


Life in the Village pays off for local webzine editor

Marketers of the in-receivership Olympic Village are paying the editor of well-known local culture webzine ... READ MORE


Carl’s Jr. set to open first of 25 Metro Vancouver restaurants

Multinational burger giant Carl’s Jr. is slated to open its first Lower Mainland store in mid-January and will then open another five outlets in ... READ MORE


Exclusive: BC Place renovation final costs were five times original budget

The cost to renovate BC Place Stadium ended up five times higher than the figure B.C. Pavilion Corp. (PavCo) originally estimated, it has ... READ MORE


B.C. winery wins award for world's best affordable Pinot Noir

A British Columbia winery has won top honours as the world's best Pinot Noir in the under £15 category at ... READ MORE

Crowe MacKay

Top Viewed Video of 2013

In Person: Joo Kim Tiah

Joo Kim Tiah of the Holborn Group on his relationship with the Trumps and the pressures of a family name ... CLICK HERE

Top Profile of 2013


Joo Kim Tiah: Youth movement

Joo Kim Tiah, 33-year-old scion of one of Malaysia's wealthiest families, is spearheading the development of Vancouver's $360 million Trump tower and ... READ MORE

Top Column of 2013


Peter Ladner: News flash for drivers: Cyclists are helping subsidize your ride

As the “war on bikes” continues in my little corner of our sun-drenched paradise, I’ve been trying to understand the road rage that’s generated every time ... READ MORE

Top Lists of 2013


Top 100 highest-paid executives in B.C. in 2013

Fastest-growing companies in B.C. in 2013

Visitors' Choice
Sunshine Coast ebook

The Visitors' Choice Sunshine Coast ebook is packed with insiders' tips for a memorable "Go Coastal" trip. To view ... CLICK HERE

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