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Apr 1, 2020
2020 Women of the Year Awards: Leader
Jessica Natale Woollard

Founder and president, Excel Career College When Pauline Stevenson hears employers say they can’t find skilled labour, she sees an opportunity: “How can we find them the people who could be their next employees?” Since 1989, Stevenson has run Excel Career College, an...

Apr 1, 2020
2020 Women of the Year Awards: Community Builder
Jessica Natale Woollard

Co-founder and CEO, Gillespie’s Fine Spirits; founder and CEO, Boozewitch Brands; founder and CEO, State B Cannabis Beverage Co.; founder, Squamish Craft Beverage Association Ancestry research confirmed that Kelly Ann Woods’s pioneering spirit and love of formulating was literally in her DNA: some of...

Apr 1, 2020
Big Fat Deal: $6.5 million for a Langley house with all of the bathrooms
Steve Burgess

Address: 19870 3B Avenue, Langley Price: $6,500,000 Listing: R2426692 The skinny: Eight bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, 13,289 square feet, 87,120-square-foot property The bling: “What the world needs now,” sang Jackie de Shannon, “is love, sweet love” Not to disagree with Jackie—she makes a good point—but what the...

Apr 1, 2020
Nonprofit offers funding and other support for SMEs pursuing COVID-19 solutions
By the Editors

These are tough times for small and medium-sized businesses in B.C. and across the country. But if you’re an SME with an idea that could contribute to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, a new program can help you spring into action. Mitacs, a government-funded national nonprofit that aims to foster...

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Apr 1, 2020
5 tips for handling commercial leases and contracts during COVID-19 and beyond
Nick Rockel

With rent due on April 1, the COVID-19 crisis has left commercial landlords and their cash-strapped tenants scrambling to figure out a way forward. Looking ahead, the outbreak could also see pandemic clauses become a standard feature of commercial leases and agreements. For some tips on dealing with leases and contracts...

Mar 31, 2020
How to keep your employees safe while working from home
Alyssa Hirose

A few weeks ago, your workplace may have been a bustling skyscraper, a cool coworking space or a second-floor office flooded with natural light and surrounded by crows (but maybe that’s just us). Now our homes have become our workspaces...

Mar 30, 2020
A COVID-19 isolation playlist, from our quarantine to yours
By the Editors

There’s no shortage of bad news these days, but we’re doing our best to stay upbeat. Here are 20 songs the editors have been cranking while isolated (as loud as our families will allow, at least). I may not have the...

Mar 30, 2020
What you need to know about federal and provincial support for B.C. businesses and workers during the COVID-19 pandemic
By the Editors

**Updated on April 4. Please check back for further updates as new information becomes available** As businesses and workers throughout B.C. struggle with plunging revenue and job losses from the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal and provincial governments have stepped up with multibillion-dollar relief efforts.

Mar 30, 2020
Tips for staying sane in a pandemic from... Ampersand Distilling co-founder Jessica Schacht
By the Editors

Born and raised on Vancouver Island, Jessica Schacht is co-founder of Ampersand Distilling Co., a family-owned small-batch distillery in Duncan. She and her husband, Jeremy (an engineer by trade), launched the business because they share a love of craft cocktails.

Mar 27, 2020
Calling all tech startups: There’s still time to enter the New Ventures BC Competition
By the Editors

The business world may be in rough shape, but B.C. startups in need of funding can take heart that a long-running provincial contest remains very much alive. The New Ventures BC Competition for early-stage tech companies, marking its 20th anniversary, is...

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