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Nov 25, 2022
Arc'teryx hits new firsts with Kitsilano store as company continues business model shift
Nathan Caddell

Arc’teryx has been a household name in B.C. for some time. Unlike a lot of retail brands, though, that reputation was built mostly through wholesale deals. These days, that’s changing. Nowhere is that more evident than in Kitsilano, where the...

Nov 24, 2022
Market Trends in the Tech Sector
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + IT/IQ Tech Recruiters IT/IQ is a BC-based provider of specialized Information Technology (IT) recruitment and staffing solutions. Since 2002, the company has grown into a national organization with offices in Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto. IT/IQ's team is placing 1.6 IT professionals...

Nov 21, 2022
BTS Logistics Redefines Full-Service Logistics
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + Breakthrough Studios The past five years have seen unprecedented growth in ecommerce, and one BC-based company is making sure Canadian businesses are keeping up. For more than two decades, the team at Breakthrough Studios (BTS) has been entrenched in the...

Nov 17, 2022
New Vancouver-based AI platform schedules social events so you don't have to
Alyssa Hirose

Getting together with friends is supposed to be fun—but when one friend works 12-hour shifts, one has three kids who play eight sports and one is ghosting you on the group thread, going out for a casual beer is basically...

Nov 16, 2022
Pacific Trader: The Yamana takeover gives Pan American Silver a much needed upgrade
Michael McCullough

The stock: “What have you done for me lately?” investors might have asked Pan American Silver (TSX:PAAS) earlier this year. Though one of the world’s largest silver producers, its performance and profitability had been lagging behind its peers. Then, on...

Nov 15, 2022
Holiday gift idea: Vancouver-designed scarves made from recycled water bottles
Alyssa Hirose

When Salma Kashani first started her e-commerce business in 2020, she splashed her colourful prints onto T-shirts, skirts, shawls and matching sets. But the Vancouverite soon realized that vibrant clothing isn’t for everyone—and if you want to spice up a boring...

Nov 10, 2022
Inventory: Order your holiday greeting cards from these small B.C. businesses
Alyssa Hirose

Vancouverite Kristen Trojanoski lost her job as an interior designer when the COVID-19 pandemic hit in 2020, but she dove right into disrupting another industry: single-use greeting cards. All of PlantedRoot’s cards are made using compostable paper that’s infused with...

Nov 9, 2022
Gulf & Fraser: Power Your Possible
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + Gulf & Fraser Since merging with Aldergrove Credit Union in 2021, the credit union has been hard at work building a shared future with its employees, members and community partners. This past January, it merged with two other BC credit unions—Mount...

Nov 3, 2022
British Columbia Investment Management Corporation: An Investment Management Leader
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + BC Investment Management Corporation Millions of British Columbians pay into or receive benefits from a public sector pension plan or insurance plan, or are community-based beneficiaries of government-funded programs receiving investment management services from British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI).

Nov 2, 2022
Pacific Trader: The B.C.-based gusher that has nearly doubled this year
Michael McCullough

The stock: It’s hard to find a stock that is up at all in 2022, let alone one that is up 96 percent. Yet that’s the position International Petroleum Corp. (TSX:IPCO) finds itself in after another quarterly earnings report released...

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