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May 10, 2022
Meet Little Phoenix Daycare, B.C.'s first trauma-informed child care centre
Rushmila Rahman

When we drop our kids off to daycare, we hope they get the specialized attention that they deserve. But for kids who've had to face extraordinary circumstances in their lives, that hope becomes a necessity to ensure their safety and...

May 9, 2022
New Vitruvi president Cindy Bokitch talks learning from B.C. success stories and the importance of smell
Nathan Caddell

For years, Cindy Bokitch’s family had to deal with her sense of smell. “I have this thing, if I smell strong perfume, I get a headache within five minutes,” she says. “When we’d go to hotels, my kids would send...

May 6, 2022
Kostuik Gallery is taking a walk down memory lane for its silver jubilee
Rushmila Rahman

While COVID had some businesses closing up shop, Jennifer Kostuik’s art gallery in Yaletown pulled off some of its biggest art sales to date. “The biggest competition is not necessarily other art galleries—it's travel and people's lifestyles being so busy,”...

May 6, 2022
This local tech unicorn thinks people analytics can reveal informal leaders in your organization
Rushmila Rahman

A company is like a machine with many moving parts—a single chink in the armour can bring everything to a grinding halt. By identifying which parts of a company aren’t performing as well as they could be, Vancouver-based tech unicorn...

May 6, 2022
Vancouver's GlüxKind the only startup west of Toronto to make NEXT AI Montreal cohort
Nathan Caddell

Babies and technology can be a tricky mix. Studies have shown that you don’t want your 6-month-old staring at a TV screen for an entire day. But advances in technology have made parenting easier (in some ways, at least) than...

May 5, 2022
Global tech and media brands are at high risk of losing followers: report
Rushmila Rahman

The fear of being #cancelled is not just a celebrity or influencer thing anymore—it’s very much a branding concern as well. In fact, Canadians are willing to vote with their wallets when it comes to brand values, according to the 2022 Gustavson...

May 5, 2022
Offices at 2 Burrard Place
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + 2 Burrard Place In the heart of downtown Vancouver, steps from restaurants, convention centres, parks, galleries and luxury shopping, 2 Burrard Place—the final tower in this state-of-the-art full city block precinct—is ready to welcome you. The development comprises three exclusive...

May 4, 2022
14 startups seek to level up at the 2022 Investor Showcase
Rushmila Rahman

So you have a great business idea. Now what? Unfortunately, that’s where a lot of great ideas come to an end—often due to a lack of funding and support. But with the annual Investor Showcase, hosted by entrepreneurship@UBC and the Institute...

May 4, 2022
Voters in Burnaby, Okanagan set to see change with new proposed federal election districts
Nathan Caddell

Adding a new electoral district in a province is sort of like playing Tetris: each addition has deep-reaching implications. Every 10 years, electoral district boundaries are reconsidered and, thanks to the growing population in the province, a 43rd riding was...

May 3, 2022
BC Achievement Foundation names recipients of 19th annual Community Awards
By the Editors

Browsing the list of winners of the BC Achievement Foundation’s 19th annual Community Awards is a pretty good way to feel like you’re not doing quite enough. The recipients come from industries and locations all across B.C. and were selected by...

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