BC City Guides

Jul 21, 2023
Block Party: Despite the economic downturn, business on Vancouver's West 4th Avenue is thriving
Stacey McLachlan

The newest addition to the block, the Edmonton-based ethical-fashion shoe brand now is slinging its slingbacks from a bright-and-airy new retail space. First launched as a DTC jewelry brand, Mejuri now runs physical showrooms across North America; the Vancouver location...

Jun 2, 2023
Block Party: Take a walk down Vancouver's West 6th Avenue
Nathan Caddell

The Vancouver location and head office of AG Dominion Blue takes up a large chunk of the block, and serves as a reminder of what most of Mount Pleasant used to look like. Many of the neighbourhood’s old facades still...

Apr 13, 2023
Block Party: We dig into University Boulevard on UBC campus
Nathan Caddell

The name really is perfect for capitalizing on that classic description of students being lazy that we all love. But Loafe, which has been around since 2015, is very much on it when it comes to its offerings, which include...

Feb 16, 2023
Block Party: Taking stock of the businesses that make up Cleveland Avenue in Squamish
Nathan Caddell

We thought we’d start with one of our Most Resilient City’s best-known streets. Here’s Cleveland Avenue in Squamish, from Victoria to Winnipeg Streets. When something is advertised as “not your grandparent’s hotel,” you know it’s probably not a Four Seasons. The...

Feb 3, 2023
B.C.'s Most Economically Resilient Cities in 2023
Andrew Macaulay

Continuing with a post-pandemic theme of resiliency, our ninth annual ranking of B.C.’s best cities for work sees the return of a top pre-COVID contender and shines a spotlight on the economic dynamism of B.C.’s small cities. As the province...

Feb 3, 2022
Salmon Arm: Where Opportunity Meets Community
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + City of Salmon Arm A Small City with Big IdeasWith more than 130 high-tech companies, Salmon Arm is a hub for technology and innovation. Recognizing the exciting growth potential within this sector, Salmon Arm Economic Development Society (SAEDS) launched the Salmon Arm Innovation Centre Powered by SASCU in 2018. A...

Feb 1, 2022
New Westminster: Future Forward
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + City of New Westminster New Westminster has deep roots in the Lower Mainland. Metro Vancouver grew up around the 15 square kilometres New Westminster occupies, as evidenced by its heritage downtown commercial district. “New Westminster is a compact community with approximately 80,000 residents, but it is robust in history,” says Blair...

Jan 27, 2022
Live, Work, Play and Thrive: Finding it all in Langford
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + City of Langford The City of Langford: a fast-growing, business-friendly lifestyle city where a young, motivated, hard-working and diverse population is turning heads and making headlines. In fact, Langford has stacked up some recent awards, including “Best Community in BC,” “#18 in Canada” by Maclean’s, and “Most Resilient City” and “Best Place...

Jan 25, 2022
Fort St. John: Not Your Grandparents' City
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + City of Fort St. John Quick: think of a community in BC with a young, energetic vibe, plenty of work in high-paying jobs, and 304 days of sun every year. If your mind’s eye went straight to the Okanagan, make a full stop and head north because those characteristics are...

Jan 24, 2022
Visit Ambleside and Dundarave
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + Ambleside Dundarave Business Improvement Association In Ambleside and Dundarave, we believe it takes a village to make a village, to embrace our local shops and services, and to encourage residents, employees and visitors to West Vancouver to support our local economy. The villages are home to interesting and varied shopping...

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