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Fallen B.C. tech star BuildDirect’s hopes for second chance hinge on March 12 vote

A Vancouver e-commerce company that filed for creditor protection last fall is seeking a second chance, backed with fresh money from a Silicon Valley venture-capital firm and a new strategy drawn up by a former Amazon.com Inc. executive.<p>Creditors of BuildDirect.com Technologies Inc. have been …

These 5 Exercises Are the Secret to Kayla Itsines's Insanely Sculpted Abs

Whether you're a gym newbie or a seasoned regular, chances are you've been in the following (somewhat awkward) situation: you make your way to the floor exercises area of your gym, ready to dominate some core work, but then you're suddenly overwhelmed by all of the options. <i>Do I grab a medicine ball</i> …

Workouts

Scientist Says Human Brains Are Connected By ‘Wi-Fi,’ Which Causes Gut Feelings

The "interbrain" phenomenon could also drive complex forms of communication in other ways, such as bringing people together at large gatherings.<p>New …

University of Sheffield

Apple shares Apple Watch LTE battery stats: 1hr talk time, 4hr GPS + LTE workout, more

Following the announcement of the LTE Apple Watch earlier today, Apple is sharing more detailed information on battery life. While it still touts that the Apple Watch Series 3 gets 18 hours of battery life, there are some contingencies to that when LTE is in use…<p>On its Battery Information webpage, …

Smartwatches

After rate hikes, Canadian housing braces for ‘biggest rule change of all time’

It didn’t take long for the impact of rising rates to hit the market. People rushed to lenders Thursday to lock in contracts and get pre-approved …

TD CEO shrugs off Great White Short trade; loonie climbs after strong GDP report

Noah Zivitz<p>Managing Editor, BNN<p>Follow|Archive<p>One of Canada’s most powerful bankers is shrugging off the Great White Short trade. “We’ll see how the …

Loonie hits highest level in over two weeks on oil recovery

The Canadian dollar strengthened on Monday to its highest level against its U.S. counterpart in more than two weeks as the price of oil, one of …

How to Do Pigeon Pose: Master This Stretch for Tight Hips

Pigeon pose is amazing for runners, cyclists or anyone with tight hips, but many people simply don't understand proper alignment and find all kinds of ways to compromise their knees.<p>Simple padding with a yoga block, pillow or rolled up towel and a few placement tweaks of the knees and ankles can …

Yoga

12 Boxing-Inspired Core Exercises for Rock-Solid Abs

You might find it surprising that boxing is one of the most complete, full-body workouts you can do. Your aerobic, anaerobic, and nervous system have …

Workouts

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.<p>According a study published in the American College of Science and Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal, the combination of aerobic and resistance training performed at a high-intensity can be extremely …

Is it possible to build muscle at 50, 60 or 70 years of age?

<i>April 7, 2016 (image provided by: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1PzKYkSwp0)</i><p>As I’ve gotten older, I’ve come to realize some cold hard truths. It …

Canfor eyes Prince George for major biofuel facility

One of the world's largest logging companies is looking to get into the oil business.<p>Canfor is in the early phases of developing what would be the …

The XTEND Perform 21-Day Challenge Workout

Perform each workout once per week, resting a day between each session. Perform all exercises as straight sets except for the last weight-training …

Workouts

Lumber & Outdoor Structures & Installation - Shed, Deck, Fence

Step inside Vancouver’s <b>Premier Lumber Supplier</b><p><b>Featured</b><p>A variety of sizes and styles available<p><b>Top Products</b><p>Make your backyard an outdoor sanctuary with …

Customer Service

Lose Your Gut In 3 Moves

The rectus abdominis receives all the credit for a well-developed midsection. But there's an underrated star beneath it that can pull your stomach in …

14 Great Reasons to Start Your Own Business Today

It may seem easy to think of reasons not to start your business -- but here are plenty of reasons why you should.<p>Thinking about starting a business, but just aren't sure you're ready?<p>You <i>are</i> ready.<p>Here's why.<p><b>1. You do have the money.</b><p>As Growthink founder Dave Lavinsky says, being an entrepreneur is …

Panama Papers names going public

Journalist group plans to publish identities of people behind more than 200,000 offshore accounts<p>They hoped to keep their business private, but some …

Do you really want to break that mortgage? It could be more painful than you think

It’s the type of break that could cause you more pain than you imagined.<p>[np_storybar title=”Yes, you can negotiate your mortgage — with so many …

Some real estate agents believe more foreign buyers snapping up luxury properties: survey

About a quarter of real estate advisors across Canada suspect that at least 25 per cent of luxury properties in their market have been snapped up by …

How to close your business with a smart tax strategy

When entrepreneur Andrew Sider decided to sell his mobile discussion platform Bunch to online marketplace VarageSale in 2014, he had little idea how complicated the tax side of the deal would be.<p>"You can do some DIY [do-it-yourself], but you'll find very quickly, if you attempt to read the tax act, …

Small Business

Leah McLaren: How to explain Donald Trump to your kids

"Look! It's the bad man who wants to keep the Muslims out of Europe. Why is his hair so weird?"<p>This from my seven-year-old stepson, Freddie, in response to the televised spectre of Donald Trump, bathing in shameless, spray-tanned glory after becoming the presumptive Republican nominee last week.<p>My …

Donald Trump

Ryanair reveals strategy to be a digital business with an airline bolted on

In revealing its new MyRyanair platform to disrupt the travel industry, Ryanair has revealed its vision to be the Amazon of air travel, a digital …

After gold’s best quarter in 30 years, billionaire fund manager says the rally is just beginning

Billionaire hedge fund manager Paul Singer said that gold’s best quarter in 30 years is probably just the beginning of a rebound as global investors …

Calling the CRA can be a huge frustration for small businesses

Two months. Five phone calls.<p>That's what Jeff Bembridge says it took to complete a straightforward transaction with Canada Revenue Agency in late 2015. Mr. Bembridge, who owns a 30-year-old pizza joint and two other restaurants in Amherst, N.S., says he had overpaid his payroll deductions and …