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Sep 8, 2022
The Vancouver International Film Festival lineup just dropped, here are 10 films that caught our eye
Nathan Caddell

For some people (yes, I’m talking about myself), the falling of leaves and the fading away of summer brings with it a special time of year: Oscar season. Sure, Will Smith’s right hand left an indelible mark on an awards...

Sep 8, 2022
Jewish Community Foundation Connects Locally and World-wide
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + Jewish Community Foundation The Jewish Community Foundation provides a personalized, hands-on approach, fuelled by specialized, communal knowledge and experience. The team at the Foundation works closely with community members and fund holders to match their interests with community needs. “Our intimate...

Sep 7, 2022
Sisters in Psychedelics is looking to establish Vancouver as the 'psychedelic capital of Canada'
Rushmila Rahman

Bea Chan and Dana Harvey hosted a psychedelic potluck last November, just a year after meeting each other. Sure, that definitely sounds like they took some shrooms and tripped out together, but that wasn't at all the case. The two women...

Sep 6, 2022
MRG Group is taking a shot at livening up Vancouver's nightlife with Par-Tee Putt Golf
Nathan Caddell

Generally speaking, we aren’t in the category of people who relish in calling Vancouver “No Fun City,” but it’s hard to disagree with the fact that the town has a disappointing dearth of watering holes in which patrons can actively...

Sep 6, 2022
Pacific Trader: Ballard Power has its eyes on the BidenBucks
Michael McCullough

The stock: Amid the renewed stock market carnage of recent weeks, one cohort of issuers had something to celebrate. Makers of green energy technology enjoyed a sizeable bump after U.S. President Joe Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law...

Sep 2, 2022
Deloitte launches a Greenhouse in Vancouver to fan the city's flame for innovation
Rushmila Rahman

The ability to nurture an idea from seed to impact requires the business equivalent of a green thumb. To that end, American real estate company Coldwell Banker Richard Ellis (CBRE) just ranked Vancouver as the eighth best talent market in...

Sep 1, 2022
Vancouver-based developer Townline Homes cleans up its act for a circular economy
Rushmila Rahman

The CEO of Vancouver-based developer Townline Homes used to be a regular consumer of products just like anyone else. Then, one day, his son started talking about what he was learning at school, pulling up stories and images on the...

Sep 1, 2022
After a decade at the helm of S.U.C.C.E.S.S., Queenie Choo is still fighting for affordable housing
Nathan Caddell

Queenie Choo arrived in Canada in the winter of 1980 in Edmonton, Alberta. After some 42 years, Hong Kong-born Choo hasn’t forgotten what it was like. “Really cold,” she says with a laugh over a Zoom call with BCBusiness. “I learned...

Sep 1, 2022
Southridge School develops students with strong minds and good hearts
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + Southridge School Since 1995, Southridge School, a K-12 independent school of 680 students located in South Surrey, BC, has been charting a new course in education—driven to be a school where students receive outstanding teaching and where they flourish as...

Aug 30, 2022
Jillian Harris puts on her teacher's hat in this course for entrepreneurs and marketing mavens
Rushmila Rahman

Jillian Harris doesn’t like to sit still. "If my team would let me, I would have 10 business plans on the table for you right now,” she tells BCBusiness. And her titles speak for themselves. She is the CEO of Jillian...

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