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Jan 12, 2023
The 2023 Project Zero Incubator is ready to sustain green ventures in B.C.
By the Editors

It’s hard enough to start a business these days, much less one that’s trying to operate within the circular economy. That’s why Synergy Foundation, a Victoria-based nonprofit, has been running its free Project Zero Incubator program in partnership with Vancity...

Jan 12, 2023
B.C.-based No Meat Factory announces massive Series B funding round
By the Editors

It’s been a fast and furious few years of growth for No Meat Factory, the plant-based food producer, which was founded in 2019. Today, the company announced that it has raised a Series B funding round of US$42 million. The...

Jan 11, 2023
Terry Mirza: Ahead of His Time
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + Compugen Terry Mirza, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer of Compugen Inc in Canada and President of Compugen Systems Inc in the US, came into IT on a mission for an entirely different career. Entering the field at one of its most exciting times in history, he quickly discovered that IT...

Jan 10, 2023
Vancouver real estate company the lone B.C. entry on Glassdoor's list of best places to work in Canada
By the Editors

Glassdoor just released its eighth annual ranking of the best places to work in Canada in 2023, and a Vancouver company not only made it onto the list for the first time, but rounded out the top three. The recruiting site...

Jan 10, 2023
Downtown Vancouver office vacancy rises sharply in final quarter of 2022 but remains lowest in Canada: report
By the Editors

The national office market saved its worst for last in reporting its weakest quarter in the final one of 2022, according to a report from global real estate firm CBRE. After the pandemic initially cratered the market for years, some...

Jan 9, 2023
Baker Tilly Offers a Full Range of Business Services
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + Baker Tilly WM LLP Baker Tilly WM LLP can help businesses with full-scope accounting needs on local, national and international levels. It offers compliance and business consulting at all three levels, which is important for companies as they may be...

Jan 6, 2023
Delta-based developer Build Smartr is breaking ground to reach new heights
Rushmila Rahman

Growing up watching his dad build houses for a living, Harv Sidhu had higher ambitions—quite literally. “At a very young age, I told my dad, I'm going to build towers, even though my dad was building houses,” he says with...

Jan 6, 2023
Q&A: Ilaria Baldan of the Italian Chamber of Commerce - West on keeping Italy alive and well in British Columbia
Nathan Caddell

The goal is to enhance trade relationships between Canada and Italy—mainly Italy to Canada but we also support Canadians accessing the Italian market. Most of our members are either Canadian or Italian companies that have some involvement with the Italian-Canadian market.

Jan 6, 2023
Central 1's latest report questions whether the door is open for B.C.'s housing market to bounce back
Rushmila Rahman

Life in B.C. is great—cool mountains, good food and a welcoming, diverse population are attractive enough features to convince anyone that it’s the place to be in Canada. But is it actually possible to live here? Well, for some. But based...

Jan 4, 2023
Vancouver Canucks ticket sales stay strong so far, despite struggling team and uncertain future
Nathan Caddell

If you’re an ardent fan of the Vancouver Canucks, you may be surprised to learn that, despite some porous on-ice results, the franchise is doing quite well at the box office this year. As the Canucks turned the calendar into 2023...

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