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Glen Korstrom

Glen Korstrom

Glen has decades of experience as a business reporter. His areas of focus tend to be retail, tourism and hospitality.

Glen has won journalism awards, such as the Jack Webster Award in the Business, Industry, and Economics category. He has also won gold and silver Ma Murray Community News Media Awards.

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Recent Work by Glen

Downtown Vancouver poised for growth amid challenges

Downtown Vancouver poised for growth amid challenges

Restaurant sector struggles while hoteliers enjoy highest occupancy and room rates in Canada
Canada needs commission to keep productivity top of mind: BCBC

Canada needs commission to keep productivity top of mind: BCBC

Commission's aim would be to conduct public inquiries, reverse Canada's long decline in labour-productivity growth
B.C. robot-maker Sanctuary AI lands investment from Accenture

B.C. robot-maker Sanctuary AI lands investment from Accenture

Investment comes as competition ramps up in burgeoning niche of providing robots to perform repetitive tasks, reducing need for human labour
Retail space remains scarce across Metro Vancouver

Retail space remains scarce across Metro Vancouver

Suburban retail vacancy is low, despite expansions at sites such as Amazing Brentwood, Richmond Centre.
B.C. eateries, pubs seeing steepest sales drops among provinces

B.C. eateries, pubs seeing steepest sales drops among provinces

Sales declines in January were evident on year-over-year and month-over month bases.
B.C. wineries plan survival strategies following deep freeze

B.C. wineries plan survival strategies following deep freeze

Some urge controversial regulatory changes, such as to allow them to import foreign grapes.
Vancouver hotels priciest, most filled in Canada in February

Vancouver hotels priciest, most filled in Canada in February

Hotel room prices across Metro Vancouver increased 6.2 per cent year-over-year in February — a higher jump than in most Canadian cities.
Industry urges governments to commit to ongoing EV rebates

Industry urges governments to commit to ongoing EV rebates

Quebec government's planned phase-out of its EV rebates have industry players fearing B.C. could follow suit.
Cannabis use twice as high among younger Canadians, survey shows

Cannabis use twice as high among younger Canadians, survey shows

Dried leaf, or flower, is the most popular cannabis product category, followed by edibles.
Paolo Aquilini sued after alleged failed real estate transaction

Paolo Aquilini sued after alleged failed real estate transaction

Part owner of the Vancouver Canucks allegedly failed in his attempt to buy a Los Angeles penthouse condominium
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