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Dec 18, 2019
New Campus for Tomorrow's Leaders

BCBusiness + University Canada West Students at University Canada West’s (UCW) new campus will find more than the business-focused, teaching-intensive educational experience they have come to rely on. The school is offering a robust range of courses at Vancouver House, which...

Dec 18, 2019
5 most popular Canadian biz books from the week of December 9 to 15
Munro’s Books

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

Dec 17, 2019
The Best Cities for Work in B.C. 2020
Andrew Macaulay

At first glance, the 2020 Best Cities for Work in B.C. ranking looks much like 2019’s, with the Sea-to-Sky Corridor taking the lead again. But given the province’s more-subdued economic performance over the past year, our latest list may be...

Dec 17, 2019
Carry On: Travel tips and accessories for the holiday season
Charlene Rooke

The business traveller on your holiday list doesn’t need another luggage tag, thanks. What they really want (even if they don’t know it yet) are these six modern essentials. STRONG SUITCASE Away is the colourful, practical luggage brand winning over world travellers with design that’s both hardy and ingenious (think: compression straps...

Dec 16, 2019
Opinion: Forget 2020—let’s talk 2025!
Ben Baker

In his monthly column for BCBusiness, Richmond-based employee engagement and internal brand communications expert Ben Baker shares his insights into how to communicate value effectively, so people want to listen and engage. In the end, it’s about creating influence through trust. Too many companies make it to December only to lament...

Dec 15, 2019
BCBusiness Report Card: The price of Prince George and the New York (behind the) Times
Nathan Caddell

Much of this week’s report card centres on how our province is viewed by the outside world. As you’ll see, that perception can be positive, negative and just hilariously misguided. Here’s what made the grade (and what didn’t) this week. Traction Guest Grade: A Things...

Dec 15, 2019
Wholehearted Leadership Opinion: 3 roles of a wholehearted leader
David MacLean

I sat there on the stage in my borrowed dress shoes, dress socks, dress pants, dress belt, dress shirt and tie. I wasn’t prepared. I had no idea I would be doing this—it was a total surprise. While the provincial premier gave his speech, I feverishly tried to get my thoughts...

Dec 13, 2019
Pot Shots: A gift guide for the marijuana enthusiast in your life
Guy Saddy

God rest ye, merry gentlefolk Let nothing you dismay For you can purchase rolling kits For five bucks on eBay Or vapourizers, joints and grinders At your local mall ’Tis the season, why not buy it all? (I mean, it’s your call…) It’s legal now, so why...

Dec 13, 2019
On Trend: 6 principles for building a zero energy home
Felicity Stone

BCIT’s Learning Centre for Zero Energy Buildings (ZEB) offers short, hands-on courses so construction industry professionals can upgrade their skills to meet new energy-efficient building codes. Its Burnaby-campus High Performance Building Lab, developed with BC Housing and BC Hydro, has...

Dec 12, 2019
Weekend Warrior: Michael Wrinch has a taste for danger
Felicity Stone

“I’ve been doing electrical engineering my whole life,” says Michael Wrinch. “I was born this way.” When Wrinch was a child, his mother noticed that he enjoyed taking things to pieces, so she asked the local TV repairman to drop off anything customers didn’t want fixed at the end of...

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