May 27, 2022
5 things to do when you land your dream C-suite job, according to these global headhunters

When it comes to hiring, there's no such thing as the perfect candidate, especially for C-suite positions. Vancouver-based Alisha Adams and Tess Sloane, founders of global headhunting firm Eleven Eleven Talent Collective, know that all too well. The firm, which...

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May 26, 2022
SeedChange is hosting a local seed demonstration site in Abbotsford this summer
Rushmila Rahman

Rising food prices has been a consistent problem throughout the pandemic, coming to a head with the conflict in Ukraine. But prices are rising for the wrong reasons, according to David Catzel, program manager for the Bauta Family Initiative on...

May 26, 2022
This long-awaited park in Vancouver is going to feature a quite-excellent coffee shop
Neal McLennan

Vancouver is spoiled when it comes to parks. Not because it necessarily has a great park system but, much like New York, it have one unbelievably great park that makes us forget how just okay the rest can be. A case...

May 25, 2022
Vancouver-based iQmetrix is putting customer experience first with a $14 million acquisition
Rushmila Rahman

Back in the late '90s, Regina, Saskatchewan was buzzing with up-and-coming entrepreneurs, but not many businesses were thriving off that wave. So the founders of retail management software provider iQmetrix decided to take advantage of it by starting a people-first...

May 25, 2022
Unbounce adds three high profile executives to support growth
By the Editors

Last year, the big news at Vancouver-based Unbounce was the appointment of Felicia Bochicchio as CEO. Bochicchio, the company’s former president, replaced co-founder Rick Perrault, who had been diagnosed with cancer and moved into the executive chair role. At the time...

May 24, 2022
Ethọ́s Lab is throwing a public block party to celebrate its new home in Mount Pleasant
Rushmila Rahman

What’s the best way to get kids interested in STEAM? Throw a public block party, of course. On Saturday, June 18, youth academy Ethọ́s Lab will do just that to celebrate the launch of its first in-person venue in Mount Pleasant. The...

May 24, 2022
Pacific Trader: A pure play on America's travel revival
Michael McCullough

The stock: It’s surprising that Vancouver, where so many fortunes have been made in real estate, is home to so few real estate investment trusts (REITs). The reigning elder statesman of this very small bunch is American Hotel Income Properties...

May 19, 2022
The CEO of MarineLabs thinks everything that floats should be a real-time data station
Rushmila Rahman

The kind of data that Victoria-based coastal intelligence company MarineLabs collects could’ve prevented the Suez Canal crisis, according to its CEO, Scott Beatty. “There was an issue with high wind and it was determined to be a pilot error,” he...

May 19, 2022
EY's Pacific Region Entrepreneur of the Year finalists are a mix of old and new
Nathan Caddell

When browsing over the list of EY’s Pacific Region Entrepreneur of the Year finalists, it’s hard not to feel a little bit like the hipster who actually saw that super popular band play at a tiny bar years ago. After all...

May 19, 2022
Meet B.C.'s New Real Estate Regulator - BC Financial Services Authority

Buying or selling real estate is a big investment. For some individuals, it’s the biggest financial decision of their lives. For businesses, securing real estate in a location that meets both customer and business needs can be crucial for success.

May 18, 2022
CBC's new podcast reveals hidden stories behind the unmarked graves on Penelakut Island
Rushmila Rahman

Ever since the Penelakut Tribe discovered some 200 child graves on the grounds of a former residential school last summer, Anishinaabe investigative journalists Duncan McCue and Martha Troian, along with journalist and producer Jodie Martinson, decided to bear witness to...

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