Feb 2, 2023
UBC-founded carbon startup moves into the next stage of its development as Arca

There’s a moment in the lives of many endeavours where they have to make the transition from academia to the market. For Carbin Minerals, as with many of its peers, that point was decades in the making. Greg Dipple, a geology...

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Feb 2, 2023
Plan Your Next Adventure from YBL in Campbell River
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + City of Campbell River When it comes to airports, location matters in a big way. Back in the early 1950s, enterprising local citizens realized that Campbell River’s central Vancouver Island location and proximity to dozens of islands requiring air support...

Feb 1, 2023
Pacific Trader: This Ivanhoe Mines looks like another money-maker
Michael McCullough

IVN shares have rallied nearly 60 percent over the past six months to $12.33 as of Tuesday’s close. Earlier this week, the company released its first development plan for Kamoa-Kakula since 2020, which was well received by analysts.

Jan 31, 2023
Carry On: These wellness trends and perks are keeping business travellers healthy and eco-conscious
Charlene Rooke

Experts say that turbulence, already the leading cause of injuries to air passengers and flight attendants, could triple in the next decade due to climate change effects. The biggest threat: so-called clear air turbulence, which comes on suddenly, without clouds...

Jan 30, 2023
The 2023 Women of the Year Awards are open for nominations

Are you an outstanding female entrepreneur or executive of an organization who is a leader, innovator, community builder, diversity and inclusion champion, or rising star? Do you know a B.C. woman executive or business owner who deserves to be recognized? If so, we want to hear from you.

Jan 30, 2023
Fort St. John is Powering Possibility
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + City of Fort St. John Fort St. John is a hub in the Peace River Region, an area of progress, growth and opportunity. Economic activity has spurred the region’s development for years, and with low business tax rates and economic...

Jan 29, 2023
Grief care platform Help Texts spreads its message with a new subsidiary in Vancouver
Rushmila Rahman

If you’ve lost someone you cared about, you know how it feels. Emma Payne knew the feeling all too well when she went to speak at her friend’s funeral in 2015. She had lost her husband to suicide a decade...

Jan 27, 2023
Big Fat Deal: $10 million to live a Middle America dream in Shaughnessy
Nathan Caddell

Address: 1350 Laurier Avenue Price: $10,000,000 Listing: R2743330 The skinny: Four-bedroom, four-bathroom, 4,240 square foot house on 20,000 square feet of land in Shaughnessy The bling: The price has been set: it’s $10 million minimum to buy a house in Shaughnessy. That’s the barrier. How do we know that?

Jan 26, 2023
Weekend Warrior: Function Point's Jenny Ly is a software sales exec, hunter and conservationist all at once
Rushmila Rahman

Imagine winning a Limited Entry Hunting draw that allows you to go shoot a caribou in B.C.’s Itcha mountain range. That would mean driving 10 hours from Vancouver, jumping on a Beaver float plane and getting dropped off in the...

Jan 25, 2023
Emily Carr graduates nab Oscar nomination, face interesting competition
Nathan Caddell

Most years when the Academy Award nominations come out, Canadians are well represented. That’s no different this time around, with heavyweights like Brendan Fraser, James Cameron and Sarah Polley taking the spotlight. Notably, however, there’s a lack of Vancouverites and...

Jan 25, 2023
12 tech startups now have a chance to join the TiE Incubation Lab in Vancouver
By the Editors

For most tech entrepreneurs in the country, the fun part is the innovation. Implementation and funding? Decidedly less so. “In Canada, we spend billions of dollars on research and development, but we fail when it comes to commercialization of these ideas,”...

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