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Five Summer Fitness Tips to Enjoy while Social Distancing

Five Summer Fitness Tips to Enjoy while Social Distancing

The sunny weather and blue skies of summer give us the perfect excuse to get outside and get moving, and it’s clear that the COVID-19 situation is going to last for a while, and although we’re all safe at home, we need to create healthy activities for ourselves and our families. Whether we are enjoying … Continued

GLBC and the University of Saskatchewan Design Innovative Corrugated Emergency Bedding

GLBC and the University of Saskatchewan Design Innovative Corrugated Emergency Bedding

Innovative corrugated bed designed to supplement hospital bedding in public health emergencies GLBC and Engineering professor Dr. Sean Maw create sturdy, inexpensive emergency bed The Great Little Box Company/Ideon Packaging (GLBC) of Richmond, BC, working with Engineering Professor Dr. Sean Maw of the University of Saskatchewan, have developed a corrugated (cardboard) bed to supplement hospital … Continued

Black Widow Winery: A Family’s Passion, a Time of Challenges

Black Widow Winery: A Family’s Passion, a Time of Challenges

When the news of COVID-19’s full impacts started spreading, the family-run Black Widow Winery was in the midst of their springtime bottling. “Fortunately, we have a big wine club,” says founder and winemaker Dick Lancaster. His son and fellow wearer-of-all-hats James Lancaster concurs. “During the month of April, we are only open Saturdays and Sundays. … Continued

Righteous Gelato: How to Put People First During a Pandemic

Righteous Gelato: How to Put People First During a Pandemic

“It’s been interesting, to say the least,” says Righteous Gelato founder James Boettcher when you ask him how the last few months of quarantine have been. “There’s certainly been some good to be had. We’ve taken this opportunity to share happiness with people in the community who need it most.” James is humble to share, … Continued

Township 7: Navigating Challenges like COVID-19 with Creativity & Generosity

Township 7: Navigating Challenges like COVID-19 with Creativity & Generosity

In March, when COVID-19’s implications for the hospitality industry began to sink in, Township 7’s Vineyards & Winery, Assistant General Manager Trevor Allen felt overwhelmed—but grateful. Despite everything, the South Langley and Naramata Bench based winery was well-positioned to continue serving customers. “We had processed our club member shipment, so we were able to first … Continued

Better Together – GLBC Acquires Ideon Packaging

Better Together – GLBC Acquires Ideon Packaging

Ideon Packaging Acquired By GLBC, a Leading Canadian Packaging Manufacturer Packaging leaders enter a new phase of focused growth to accelerate  innovation and values-based leadership     May 1, 2020, (Vancouver, BC) —  Great Little Box Company (GLBC) and Ideon Packaging today announce the coming together of two aligned organizations in one of the most … Continued

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