Monocle is a global briefing covering international affairs, business, culture and design. Lucy Hyslop recently interviewed Alana for the Monocle radio edition. Lucy is acontributor to Monocle 24 www.monocle.com/24 / BCBusiness Magazine Column: Lunch With Lucy & Canadian Tourism Commission's Top Travel Story award winner 2011.
Featured in Italy on a major TV broadcasting station, the show "Living In America" deals with the Economic situation in Canada & the USA ; how people have re-invented themselves to overcome the crisis and how social values have changed due to the current situation. The host is Domenico Nesci, a young Italian who lives and works in the USA, he has been the protagonist of the MTV's show "That's amore", requested to interview Alana Husby, President of CoastEcoTimber about her company.
"If consumers are getting hardwood from us," she explained, "they are not taking it out of virgin forests..."
Alana Husby isn’t the first B.C. entrepreneur to dream of making millions from tropical hardwoods submerged in man-made reservoirs. But unlike others, she has actually succeeded in bringing container-loads of the exotic timber to market. ..