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Aug 6, 2020
5 questions with Tom Conway, president and CEO of Small Business BC
Michael McCullough

1. You were on the job not quite a year when the COVID-19 crisis hit. Did that help prepare you for what was to come? I’m so grateful that this crisis, if it had to happen at all, occurred in my...

Aug 4, 2020
How are B.C. airports and airlines preparing for a post-COVID future?
Matt O'Grady

When Geoff Dickson entered the aviation world 35 years ago, it was, he recalls, “quite a challenging time.” The federal government had just launched airline deregulation, and Dickson—hired as a financial analyst for Pacific Western Airlines—was helping the company shift...

Aug 4, 2020
5 B.C. businesses and others doing good during COVID-19: Nicola Valley makes nice and much more
Darian Kovacs

Hot weather and summer evenings have us reminiscent of patio drinks and summer BBQs with our friends and family. As businesses and public places continue to test the waters by slowly re-opening their businesses, we continue to look for stand-out...

Jul 30, 2020
Next time the stock market crashes, here’s why you should wait before you sell
Nick Rockel

For students of financial crashes, it was yet another Black Monday. On March 9, partly thanks to fears about the COVID-19 pandemic, global stock markets suffered their worst one-day rout since 2008. Before things began to recover late in the...

Jul 30, 2020
7 B.C.-based vodka soda brands to check out this long weekend
Darian Kovacs

It’s the peak of summer, the sun is hot, and we’re chasing the most refreshing vodka soda of the season. I know what you’re thinking—with so many ready-to-drink options to choose from, finding the perfect one is a daunting task.

Jul 28, 2020
Summer golf getaways to Kamloops, BC
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + Golf Kamloops From lake shores to cliff sides, Kamloops’ distinct landscapes offer unique challenges for all skill levels. Home to top-ranked courses Tobiano and Talking Rock, Kamloops boasts some of the most unique golf layouts in Canada—eight in total—and with plenty of annual sunshine, amazing conditions and an eight-month...

Jul 27, 2020
Big Fat Deal: $16 million to live a life aquatic in White Rock
Nathan Caddell

Address: 13778 Marine Drive, White Rock Price: $15,800,000 Listing: R2452144 The skinny: Five-bedroom, seven-bathroom, 10,743-square-foot house on 67,082 square feet in White Rock The bling: Why White Rock, you ask? Well, where else can you look out from your massive mansion at our neighbours to the south, take...

Jul 24, 2020
BCBusiness Report Card: Blueberries, glory holes and giving some Slack
Nathan Caddell

Guess who’s back, back again. COVID’s back; tell a friend, but keep your distance while you do it. Yes, the increase in cases in B.C. is troubling. So are the parties in Kelowna and on Vancouver’s Third Beach. As our collective...

Jul 24, 2020
9 B.C. businesses and others doing good during COVID-19: Tourism aid, helping farmers get paid and much more
Darian Kovacs

After taking some time off last week, we’re back with a fresh round of B.C. businesses and other good citizens making an effort to support their community. Despite a recent uptick in COVID-19 cases, the province appears to be heading...

Jul 24, 2020
Young Guns: Samantha Lindeman pours her heart into Wildeye Brewing
Nathan Caddell

This article appeared in the March issue of BCBusiness before the COVID-19 pandemic came to Canada. Sitting at the middle of a long table, sipping a cranberry sour, Samantha Lindeman argues that she’s often judged by how she looks or by her...

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