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Apr 29, 2020
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year®: Geoff Chutter
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + EY Canada There’s no question that entrepreneurship is in Geoff Chutter’s blood. His grandfather’s business, Wright’s Canadian Ropes Ltd., was founded in 1930 in the building that currently houses Granville Island Market. Fast forward nearly 90 years, and in 2019 Chutter became the first national EY Entrepreneur Of The...

Apr 28, 2020
Getting creative in a pandemic: Vancouver startup incubator encourages businesses to adapt in the wake of COVID-19
Nathan Caddell

Like so many budding entrepreneurs, Sophie Wyne found a gap in the market. Only hers was a tad more personal. Having experienced a toxic workplace in what the Vancouver native calls “another life,” Wyne realized there were no B2B solutions...

Apr 27, 2020
Every picture tells a story: The Dog Cover
Cathy Mullaly

You know what they say about photographing kids and dogs...don’t. But they also say that the things you work the hardest for you appreciate the most—and that’s the case with the July 2010 cover, which I always call “the Dog Cover.” The...

Apr 27, 2020
Move to online platform expands reach for the Science Fair Foundation’s Youth Innovation Showcase
Alyssa Hirose

The organizers of the Science Fair Foundation of British Columbia’s Youth Innovation Showcase are setting a good example for their participants—due to the COVID-19 outbreak, they’ve shifted the applications, workshops, and final event online. “It’s sort of been a blessing in...

Apr 27, 2020
Matrix: B.C.'s appetite for electric vehicles keeps growing
Andrew Findlay

This article was originally published in our March issue, before the COVID-19 pandemic came to Canada. When it comes to adoption of electric cars, B.C. already has a running start. In the third quarter of last year, 10 percent of all...

Apr 24, 2020
Can we build a greener, more livable future for B.C.? Dreams, meet reality
Steve Burgess

This article was originally published in our March issue, before the COVID-19 pandemic came to Canada. The future looks bright. That’s not necessarily a good thing. Climate change forecasts speak of blazing heat, raging wildfires and the sun shining down on...

Apr 24, 2020
Pot Shots: The legal cannabis market hasn’t lived up to investors’ high hopes. Will that change?
Guy Saddy

This article was originally published in our March issue, before the COVID-19 pandemic came to Canada. For the national costume segment of the 2019 Miss Universe competition, Alyssa Boston, our very own Miss Universe Canada, came out wearing a smoking ensemble—literally.

Apr 24, 2020
12 B.C. businesses doing good during COVID-19: Sharing food, free photo shoots and much more
Darian Kovacs

It’s been several weeks since COVID-19 shut down countless businesses here in B.C. and across the globe. Although the months ahead look unpredictable, we can reflect on the good things that companies have been doing for others during a time...

Apr 24, 2020
34F Profile: Designing Success
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + 34F Design Erica Wickes is a person who makes things happen. Whether it is climbing the ladder from college graduate to CEO or building the skills to be as diverse in business as possible, her approach is the same: have vision, step out of your comfort zone and do it...

Apr 23, 2020
Tips for staying sane in a pandemic from... Suku Vitamins CEO Ju Young Yoo
By the Editors

Born and raised in North Vancouver, Ju Young Yoo graduated from UBC with a bachelor of science and started plying his trade as a research assistant with his alma mater and Arthritis Research Canada. But it wasn’t long before he...

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