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Apr 30, 2019
5 most popular biz books from the week of April 22 to 28
Munro’s Books

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

Apr 30, 2019
Army & Navy celebrates its 100th birthday
Paul Duchart

An intimate gathering of 200 guests attended the Army & Navy’s 100th birthday celebrations at the flagship store in Gastown. Guests wandered the renovated store, enjoyed food and drink and shopped the night away. Jacqui Cohen, Army & Navy Department...

Apr 30, 2019
Coworking Like You've Never Seen

BCBusiness + Pavilion Cowork Ever since the first shared office space launched in San Francisco over a decade ago, coworking has become a global movement. People have embraced the concept of communal office spaces, which provide not only shared amenities and resources...

Apr 30, 2019
Investing in Employee Financial Health Provides Excellent Returns

BCBusiness + Montridge Advisory Group A recent State Street Global Advisors survey found that nearly 60 percent of employees are emotionally stressed and distracted by their financial situations, “to the point where worksite productivity is being compromised by absenteeism, decreasing engagement, and other...

Apr 29, 2019
Good Week/Bad Week: Small town kid goes public and gas prices cause political chaos
Nathan Caddell

Coming after a week in which all the Canadian teams were officially eliminated from the NHL playoffs, here’s something else that will just feel right for some reason you can't really explain. It’s time for Good Week/Bad Week, where we attempt...

Apr 29, 2019
Newmont-Goldcorp merger and other mega-deals help shore up Canada’s mining industry
Juan Rivera

Waters remain turbulent, but the country’s mining industry seems to be coming out of the storm. Although the sector took a hit on the Toronto Stock Exchange last year, recent mega-deals could help right the ship, according to PwC Canada’s latest Canadian Mine...

Apr 26, 2019
Finalists announced for 2019 Technology Impact Awards
Juan Rivera

B.C.’s tech innovators are showing off their skills this week. The Technology Impact Awards (TIAs), a competition recognizing the province’s top startup performers, has revealed its 2019 finalists. Hosted by the BC Tech Association, which aims to “make B.C. the best place to grow a tech company,” the 26th annual TIAs come...

Apr 26, 2019
Weekend Warrior: Shooting hoops helps Richard Pass work out business problems
Felicity Stone

Despite his name, these days Ronald McDonald House CEO Richard Pass keeps his basketball pretty much to himself. That’s because he no longer plays on a team as he once did—as a guard in high school and university in his...

Apr 25, 2019
Big Fat Deal: $13 million to live like Liberace in South Granville
Fiona Morrow

Address: 1588 West 54th Avenue, South Granville Price: $12,888,888 Listing: R2347935 The skinny: Eight-bedroom, 10-bathroom, 8,364-square-foot house on a 12,537-square-foot lot in South Granville The bling: Well, by gosh, by golly: what a lot you get here for your lolly. Seriously, this is a veritable behemoth...

Apr 24, 2019
Vancouver-based Lendesk acquired by U.S. lending giant
Juan Rivera

The biggest mortgage lender in the U.S. is about to get a new Canadian addition to its family. This morning, Rock Holdings, parent company of lending giant Quicken Loans, announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Lendesk, a Vancouver-based mortgage tech company that...

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