Category: People

Tastemaker: Jeff Brodawka

It’s as true for women as it is for men: To be a real trendsetter, you must rely on your shoes do most of the leg work. While cutting-edge clothes turn heads, the ultimate way to give your ensemble an…

Tastemaker: Mark Smith

Mark Smith is many things: an event planner, former music industry executive, strategic communicator, logistics manager, community advocate, philanthropist, free-speech activist, and personal chef. Put all those hats together and he’s nothing short of an inspiration. Smith dedicates approximately 60%…

VAN Tastemaker: Carine Redmond

Publicist and creative consultant Carine Redmond has worked for some of the biggest names in entertainment as well as renowned national and global lifestyle brands. Although the Vancouver-based media relations guru splits her time between Van City and Los Angeles,…

VAN: Fjällräven Opens Bringing Swedish Outdoor Style To Vancouver

Late last week, Vancouver saw the launch of another well-known and globally recognized Swedish brand (not of the IKEA variety) with the opening of Fjällräven’s first Canadian store on West Broadway. On what has become somewhat of a corridor for…

Tastemaker: Sonya Gill

Founder and CEO of Youzus (a Toronto-based digital marketing and PR firm), Sonya Gill is also the brains behind The Youzus Report, Canada’s first ever social media magazine. We caught up with the digital pioneer to find out more… What…

Tastemaker: Top Chef Canada’s Shelley Robinson

Season 4 of Top Chef Canada is heating up, and we are following closely. Last night, we sadly said good-bye to West Coast Chef Shelley Robinson, who was the seventh chef eliminated from this season’s competition. Shelley is a personal…