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Jan 22, 2019
Made in Vancouver Awards celebrate local craft

Our slogan at BCBusiness is “Make it here.” In our pages and on our website, we’re proud to identify the people and organizations throughout the province who do that, from big companies to crafty individuals. In that spirit, we’d like to introduce you to the first annual Made in Vancouver Awards from our...

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Jan 22, 2019
Okanagan firm embraces four-day work week
By the Editors

A company in B.C.’s Lake Country claims that it’s the first Canadian business to move to a permanent, four-day, 32-hour workweek without cutting pay or benefits. Beelineweb, a boutique provider of online marketing and SEO services in the Okanagan Valley municipality...

Jan 22, 2019
Vancouver drops two spots in shared mobility ranking
By the Editors

After ranking fifth in the 2018 Shared Mobility City Index (SMCI) by transportation consultant Movmi Shared Transportation Services, Vancouver dropped two spots, to No. 7, in this year’s report. The study, by Vancouver-based Movmi, aims to assess the scope of and expansion potential for shared mobility in 20 major North American cities. Unsurprisingly...

Jan 22, 2019
5 most popular biz books from the week of January 14 to 20
Munro’s Books

Best-selling business titles provided by Munro’s Books, 1108 Government Street, Victoria, B.C.

Jan 22, 2019
Understanding the Values Behind Commercial Property Assessments

BCBusiness + BC Assessment The increased value of commercial properties has sparked debate in the media about what is the true value of commercial properties in B.C. The truth is market demand for those properties is what really drives prices up or down

Jan 22, 2019
Local video game developer launches new publishing division
By the Editors

A Vancouver video game developer announced today that it’s branching out. With a new publishing division, independent mobile game creator Hothead Games is turning some of its attention toward assisting others in the industry, using its expertise in analytics, marketing and monetization to help fellow companies’ games in various stages of development. “Because Hothead...

Jan 21, 2019
Tourism Vancouver Dine Out Festival Grand Tasting 2019
Paul Duchart

Tourism Vancouver’s Dine Out Festival’s second annual Grand Tasting attracted more than 400 guests to Rocky Mountaineer Station to celebrate the launch of Dine Out’s 17th season with 36 beverage tastings, 14 restaurants and a Nespresso bar. Guests wandered the grand...

Jan 21, 2019
Specialized options for students build on global economic growth and stewardship

BCBusiness + Thompson Rivers University Thompson Rivers University’s MEEM and MScEEM tackle environmental economics and management issues. Increasingly, global economic growth in the 21st century—regardless of the business or industry—is linked to the call for sustainability and environmental stewardship. It follows, then, that business...

Jan 21, 2019
Philanthropy is Helping to Shape the Future

BCBusiness + BMO BMO Financial Group pursues a vigorous program of philanthropy from coast to coast, not just because it’s committed to the spirit of giving back, but even more so because contributing to the community has always been part of its DNA.

Jan 18, 2019
Opinion: 17 tips for successful business dining in our global business world
Sharon Schweitzer

Conducting business centred around a meal provides a level of shared experience that opens up a dialogue unlike ordinary meetings in the office. Dining in a restaurant or home allows an escape from the familiar work atmosphere and adds an element of social connectivity. Business meals can be an enjoyable...

Jan 17, 2019
Habitat for Humanity partnership with City of Coquitlam clears hurdle
By the Editors

In what will be the largest project ever undertaken by Habitat for Humanity in British Columbia, 50 homes will be built for families in the city of Coquitlam. Earlier this week, the City of Coquitlam voted unanimously to approve the memorandum of understanding that will allow the non-profit international organization to...

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