Jun 2, 2023
Review: BlackBerry movie slyly encapsulates the story of a Canadian tech company's rise and fall

If you haven’t heard of BlackBerry, the film about the rise and fall of Waterloo-based software company Research in Motion (most famous for its BlackBerry smartphone line), you’re likely not alone. Even though it’s earned very good reviews—it currently holds a...

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Jun 2, 2023
Carry On: Travelling east? Here are some sleep tips for the journey
Charlene Rooke

Ace Hotels in chicly renovated heritage buildings have long been favourites of nomadic creative types. The new purpose-built Ace Hotel Toronto is a decidedly grown-up version. Its Camden Street location is perfectly positioned between downtown’s Bay Street and entertainment and...

Jun 2, 2023
Block Party: Take a walk down Vancouver's West 6th Avenue
Nathan Caddell

The Vancouver location and head office of AG Dominion Blue takes up a large chunk of the block, and serves as a reminder of what most of Mount Pleasant used to look like. Many of the neighbourhood’s old facades still...

Jun 1, 2023
Tectoria promises to show off the innovation happening in B.C.'s capital
By the Editors

Technology is one of Victoria’s largest industries. So it makes sense that the Victoria Innovation, Advanced Technology and Entrepreneurship Council (VIATEC) has been hosting a biennial trade show in “Tectoria” since 2003 to present and celebrate innovation in the city. Taking...

Jun 1, 2023
5 Questions: Saul Klein reflects on 11 years as dean of UVic's Gustavson School of Business
Rushmila Rahman

First of all, it's grown. We have almost twice as many faculty and staff as we had when I joined. But we've also sharpened the positioning and approach of the school quite significantly, really leaning in on issues around organizational...

May 31, 2023
Visit the Joint Replacement Center of Scottsdale
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + The Joint Replacement Center of Scottsdale Scottsdale, Arizona, renowned for its world-class healthcare, is home to a concierge orthopedic joint replacement practice, specifically tailored to meet the needs of Canadian patients. For more than 15 years, this innovative group has...

May 30, 2023
How B.C. is playing a major role in the growing trade ties between Taiwan and Canada
Ng Weng Hoong

Taiwan is emerging as a rare bright light for Canada in a dark and dismal start to the 2020s. The decade began with COVID, climate disasters and deteriorating ties with China, all followed by Russia’s war on Ukraine. Then came inflation...

May 30, 2023
Two of six foodtech projects to secure $516,959 from the CFIN have strong presence in B.C.
Rushmila Rahman

The Canadian food industry is pro-innovation. But even though it’s known to explore new opportunities with technology, processing and manufacturing and sustainable agriculture, food security remains a major problem across the country. To that end, national member-based organization Canadian Food...

May 26, 2023
Vancouver-based Numinus is on the cutting edge of psychedelic treatment
Nathan Caddell

The exterior of 2555 Commercial Drive looks about as innocuous as a building can look. As you scan the grey facade sandwiched between two financial institutions on a Vancouver block that likely has a story or two to tell, you’d never...

May 26, 2023
Go Figure: Check out these wheely interesting numbers about biking in B.C.
Melissa Edwards

Some 1,000 cyclists are arriving in the Cowichan Valley for Canada’s first-ever (gruelling, 210-kilometre) Belgian Waffle Ride from May 26 to 28.

May 25, 2023
Inventory: The best hair care products from B.C.-based companies
Alyssa Hirose

Bruce Mullen started Jusu Wellness as a cold-pressed juice bar in 2014, and in 2016 launched body care products made from pulp left over from the juice production. Now, the Victoria- based lifestyle brand is owned by Sonya Laurenssen, and...

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