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Feb 28, 2019
Opinion: 3 tips for building a high-performance work culture
Marni Johnson

Culture is simply “the way we do things around here”—it’s how employees practise values, rituals and patterns of behaviour, even when no one is looking. Research shows that companies with high-performing cultures create triple the returns than those without them. Change must be modelled from the top, but that doesn’t mean...

Feb 28, 2019
WNORTH Showcases Dynamic Female Business Leaders

BCBusiness + WNORTH Today’s top female business leaders are chartering the corporate world unabashedly and fearlessly. Each of them is scripting her own success story in today’s world. During the fifth Annual WNORTH Conference, you will hear the journeys of some of...

Feb 27, 2019
Vancouver fishery makes a splash at female entrepreneurs competition
Juan Rivera

After the third-annual showdown, a new winner of the Odlum Brown Forum for Women Entrepreneurs’ (FWE) Pitch for the Purse Gala was crowned, with Sonia Strobel, co-founder of Vancouver-based Skipper Otto Community Supported Fishery, taking the $25,000 prize. The FWE, a charity...

Feb 27, 2019
Canadian cleantech companies encouraged to go global
Juan Rivera

Calling all green energy innovators: with support from various levels of government, the Cleantech Scale-Up Program is seeking Western Canadian tech companies specializing in clean power. The program aims to give them a clear path to mass-marketing and exporting their products and...

Feb 27, 2019
Invested in Women

BCBusiness + BMO Bank of Montreal Not every organization recognizes the power of women and then follows through with a commitment to understand the unique needs of women investors and women business owners. Supporting causes important to women, developing tools and resources...

Feb 26, 2019
5 most popular Canadian biz books from the week of February 18 to 24
Munro’s Books

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

Feb 26, 2019
Leadership Meets Global Acumen

BCBusiness + Royal Roads University By the age of 33, Georgina Maddern had forged a promising career with Vancouver Coastal Health in the mental health and substance abuse field, but wanted to advance further. After careful consideration, she chose Royal Roads University’s (RRU)...

Feb 25, 2019
The biggest contributors to RRSPs in B.C.: Mustel Poll
Felicity Stone

In January on behalf of BCBusiness, Mustel Group asked 300 B.C. residents: “Do you currently invest in a registered retirement savings plan or RRSP?” Just over half of female respondents (57.8 percent) replied yes, compared to three-quarters of men (75.5 percent). Despite the wage gap between sexes, principal Evi Mustel...

Feb 25, 2019
The Life Cycle of Your Business Dictates the Ideal Time to Sell

BCBusiness + Pacific M&A and Business Brokers Ltd. Understanding the life cycle of a business, including its, growth, peak, flattening out, and decline periods that comprise such a cycle is important because you want to sell when you’re still on the way up and not at the peak

Feb 22, 2019
Environment: Business interests clash with caribou survival
Andrew Findlay

Ross Cloutier wants to help save B.C.’s southern mountain caribou—but not at any cost. Renewed efforts to protect the threatened animals could hit his $150-million industry hard, says the executive director of Helicat Canada, which represents the country’s heli-skiing and catskiing operators. “Things are happening very fast right now, and we...

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