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Client Profile

The Granola King


Owner: Mr. Ben Harapat or The Granola King!

Established: Been in business since 2005 (approximately 14 years)

Location:  Production Facility – 107 Bowser Avenue, North Vancouver


The Granola King makes fantastic granola products (Classic granola and Hazelnut Hemp granola) baked fresh every week in small batches using only the highest quality natural ingredients including organic rolled oats.  Their granola products contain no salt, wheat, sugar or dairy.  They also make other great products including Nut Butters (Hazelnut Butter, Almond Butter, & Choko Hey – Premium Nuts and Dark Chocolate). 

A few years ago, they also launched a new pie division – Her Majesty’s Pie Company that makes magnificent fruit and dessert pies made with whole BC fruit and an award winning crust.

Our office loves their granola and pies!  In fact, we belong to their Pie of the Month Club and get a freshly baked pie delivered to our office every month!  You can order their products online directly or look for them in your favorite retail outlet (including Save on Foods, IGA and other fine retailers).

BNI Member Profile

Paul Diamond

Paul Diamond is the IT Consultant for our BNI Creekside chapter.


Paul can help you or your corporation manage all your IT issues and provide great IT solutions for:

technology consulting and planning from simple Desktop PCs and Laptops to large corporate Servers;

E-mail, web hosting and internet connectivity;

Network security and protection;

Multi-site and mobile workforce solutions.


We use Paul Diamond to manage our IT system, and we can definitely say – That when you have Paul Diamond managing your IT system – You HAVE NO PROBLEMS.  Whenever, we have an IT issue, we call Paul and he immediately works at finding a solution.  In addition, he does ongoing maintenance of our IT system so that we have NO PROBLEMS.  We have been extremely happy with his expertise and service levels. 

If you have IT issues and want a second opinion, please do not hesitate to contact Paul at 604-559-1836 or by email at help@noproblemnetworks.com.

Tax Tips/Thought of the Day

Butter’s Tax Tip of the Month!

March is the start of Personal Tax Season at our office.  It is the time that my clients should be organizing and then sending our office all their tax slips and tax information.  Try to take some time to ensure that your information is complete and organized when you send it in to our office (email, fax, mail or even personally deliver).  Please let us know if anything large has changed for you in 2018.  For example, have you disposed of your principal residence (we now have to report this separately to CRA) or any rental property, have you started a new business, have you made any donations or incurred large medical expenses, have you paid for child-care in 2018? 

Please do not hesitate to review our Personal Tax Checklist which lists the typical information that you should submit to us to help us prepare your Personal Tax returns.  Don’t worry if you forget anything, we will follow up with you to ensure that you Keep What’s Yours!


Butter’s Quote of the Month!

“A well-spent day brings happy sleep”

– Leonardo da Vinci


Hope you have a great March and April of 2019!
We look forward to receiving all of your personal tax information 🙂

Please see our resources page for our personal tax return checklist to assist in the organization of your tax information.