What's New on BCBusiness - Page 2

Aug 10, 2018
How to create a happier workplace
Danielle Egan

BC Hydro and Power Authority’s materials management warehouse is the depot for every nut and bolt of the province’s power supply—from light switches to 40,000-pound spools of power line. When the Surrey facility faced shipment delays and staff morale issues...

Aug 10, 2018
Explore Atlanta, the gateway to the New South
Matt O'Grady

In the past few years, Atlanta—gateway to the New South—has had a bit of a reboot in the popular imagination. For the longest of times, many people’s familiarity with the city might have been limited to connecting through its sprawling...

Aug 9, 2018
Three possible scenarios for Vancouver's housing market
Guy Saddy

THE UPSHOT: In the aftermath of a worldwide trade war or another macroeconomic shock, financial markets dive–and Vancouver’s bloated property prices drop 50 percent or moreWHO'S CALLING IT: Marc Cohodes, the ex–Wall Street trader who recently (and successfully) shorted Canadian...

Aug 9, 2018
Cannabis deals give Canadian, B.C. M&A activity a big boost
Nick Rockel

With help from homegrown cannabis deals, Canadian merger and acquisition (M&A) activity remains healthy in an uncertain world. That’s one key takeaway from PwC Canada’s 2018 mid-year review and outlook report, which tracks M&A deal volume and value...

Aug 8, 2018
Growing Legal: Six organizations ready to take advantage of cannabis legalization
Nathan Caddell

Based:VancouverLaunched: 2018What it’s rolling out:Because blockchain is everywhere all the time, proponents of the online ledger are already getting in on the cannabis game. Vancouver’s DMG Blockchain Solutions is developing CannaChain as an e-commerce marketplace and supply-chain management system. CannaChain...

Aug 7, 2018
Vote for Vancouver's best new bike rack design
By the Editors

The City of Vancouver is looking for new bike racks that: • Are fun, functional and hold two bikes• Can be fabricated and installed cost-effectively• Reflect Vancouver in a creative and original way A judging panel has reduced 450 submissions to six designs—and members of the public can check out prototypes and vote...

Aug 7, 2018
Bright Ideas: One B.C. family is painting the province neon
Felicity Stone

Troy Hibbs arrives at his office looking none the worse for wear despite being up during the night with his two-year-old daughter, Lillya, who has stomach flu. But then, family figures prominently in his business, TDH (Troy David Hibbs) Experiential...

Aug 7, 2018
5 most popular biz books from the week of July 30 to August 5
Munro’s Books

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

Aug 3, 2018
How B.C. manages the complications of combining tourism and the environment
Nathan Caddell

Anyone who’s ever visited B.C. can figure out the province’s main selling point in about five minutes. It’s all over posters and press conferences—heck, it’s on our licence plates: Beautiful British Columbia.But as the tourism industry gets larger by the...

Aug 2, 2018
2018 Deighton Cup photos
Christine McAvoy

Saturday, July 20, marked the 10th anniversary of the Deighton Cup. The annual afternoon soirée at the Hastings Racecourse saw folks dressed their best, cocktails in hand, cheering on the riders and horses. Here are some of our favourite people and looks from one of Vancouver's best fashion events of the...

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