Oct 17, 2018
Canadian entrepreneurs are increasingly young, well-educated women: study

More than 98 percent of Canadian businesses are small or medium-sized, according to the Business Development Bank of Canada. A new study looks at gender and generational differences among of Canadian entrepreneurs. Sponsored by customer relationship management firm Salesforce and conducted...

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Oct 17, 2018
Entry Level: Graham Cook balances a 9-to-5 with a city council bid
Nathan Caddell

More than 40 candidates are vying for a seat on Vancouver city council in what promises to be one of the more hotly contested municipal races in recent memory. Among the dozens of hopefuls is 24-year-old SFU business grad Graham...

Oct 17, 2018
Hands-on Banking Support Takes Winery Business to the Next Level

BCBusiness + BMO Bank of Montreal Traditionally, entrepreneurs in the agriculture industry have struggled to get ongoing help from financial institutions, and the challenges are intensified for those in the winery sector. That’s been the case with Sean Salem and his wife...

Oct 16, 2018
A Night to Dream: Ronald McDonald House BC & Yukon Gala 2018
Paul Duchart

Over 430 guests attended an elegant evening October 11 to help dreams come true for the kids of Ronald McDonald House BC and Yukon. Beedie was presenting sponsor for the event, held at the JW Marriott Parq Vancouver. Guests entered the...

Oct 16, 2018
Wellness a Key Ingredient to Success

BCBusiness + GroupHEALTH Benefit Solutions Talk to anyone at GroupHEALTH for more than a few minutes and it becomes clear that this third-party group insurance provider (one of the largest in Canada, in fact) is driven by a corporate culture that encourages...

Oct 15, 2018
5 most popular biz books from the week of October 8 to 14
Munro’s Books

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

Oct 15, 2018
Secure Your Intellectual Property Before Commercial Success

BCBusiness + Oyen Wiggs One of the great satisfactions of entrepreneurship is creating new and beneficial ideas, and being able to claim an intellectual property (IP) right such as a patent as one’s own. However, there is no end of those who...

Oct 12, 2018
Innovate BC awards nearly $1 million to four research projects
By the Editors

Crown agency Innovate BC has awarded a total of $944,600 to four projects shepherded by B.C. universities. Through its Ignite Awards program, Innovate BC seeks to commercialize technologies in the hope of solving problems in natural resources and applied sciences. To that end, the organization has given out $4.3 million in Ignite...

Oct 11, 2018
Big Fat Deal: $4.5 million to live in monotonous mediocrity in Abbotsford
Fiona Morrow

Address: 1116 Gladwin Road, Abbotsford Price: $4,500,000 MLS: R2312455 The skinny: Nine-bedroom, nine-bathroom, 10,271 square foot house on 10.67 acres in Abbotsford. The bling: Enough with frippery and flounces: you need a dose of the hard stuff. No pain, no gain, right? Oh yes...

Oct 10, 2018
Five Questions about cannabis legalization for NICHE Canada CEO Barinder Rasode
Nathan Caddell

1. What is NICHE Canada’s role?The U.S. states that legalized did so through a referendum, so both the pro and con sides spent resources and dollars debating the issue. In Canada, a majority of our population still feel like they...

Oct 9, 2018
5 most popular Canadian biz books from the week of October 1 to 7
Munro’s Books

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

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