Industries

Nov 25, 2020
B.C. women have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19: report
By the Editors

Everyone’s been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, including those who don’t believe in it. But not everyone has sufferred equally. A study released today by the BC Women’s Health Foundation, in partnership with Pacific Blue Cross, concluded that COVID has disproportionately affected women...

Nov 25, 2020
Two University Initiatives Receive Boost from TD in Support of Entrepreneurs

BCBusiness + TD While such challenges can be attributed to a lack of capital, other factors are usually at play. Entrepreneurs may face barriers to resources such as mentorship support or specialized skills development and training that could make launching or scaling their unique ideas a little easier. Recently, TD announced its commitment...

Nov 24, 2020
Nanaimo startup aDolus Technology takes top prize at 2020 New Ventures BC Competition
By the Editors

Nanaimo cybersecurity startup aDolus Technology will take home some $135,000 in cash and prizes after winning the 20th annual New Ventures BC competition. The company specializes in safeguarding against malicious software and firmware in smart devices. Organizations in any industry can use...

Nov 20, 2020
Young Guns: Corbin Lowe keeps busy between wealth management, vegan food and ventilators
Nathan Caddell

Talking to Corbin Lowe, it takes about a minute before you realize he’s not your average 29-year-old. That’s when he says, “I have this weird dissociation with money that I’ve learned–if you focus too much on the amount, you get paralyzed...

Nov 19, 2020
Weekend Warrior: Road riding turns property manager Erin Gibault's crank
Nathan Caddell

Right around the time he made the biggest career move of his life, Erin Gibault took up cycling. Sure, that could have had more to do with age than anything, as the then-35-year-old Richmond native found that running was getting...

Nov 19, 2020
Ask a Leader: Karn Manhas says goodbye to the traditional office
By the Editors

We asked prominent members of the B.C. business community what they’ve learned from the COVID-19 pandemic—and how this crisis will change everything from work to leadership. Karn Manhas is founder and CEO of Terramera, a Vancouver-based cleantech agriculture firm...

Nov 18, 2020
Only six B.C. companies make Deloitte’s list of fastest-growing tech businesses in Canada
By the Editors

Last year, accounting giant Deloitte’s annual list of the fastest-growing technology, media, and telecommunications companies in Canada was dotted with B.C. endeavours. With 20 percent of the 50 companies in the ranking, B.C. was the second-most-represented province (behind Ontario). A year later...

Nov 17, 2020
Yellow Dog has the best reputation among B.C. breweries: report
Nathan Caddell

What’s the best brewery in B.C.? It’s a divisive topic. And, like arguing about the best Spice Girl or the top Pixar movie of all time, it’s all a matter of taste. (Posh and Toy Story for the win; sorry not...

Nov 17, 2020
Indigenous storytelling, NBA headline Vancouver UX Awards finalists
By the Editors

Some of the most interesting innovations in the province will be celebrated on November 26 at the seventh annual Vancouver UX Awards. The competition, which recognizes both professional and student work, handed out some $7,000 in scholarships last year through a...

Nov 17, 2020
How Tracy Stewart turned surviving breast cancer into a business venture
Nathan Caddell

"Thrift stores are kind of my haven,” says Tracy Stewart. And it makes sense—she found solace in them after going through breast cancer treatment a dozen years ago. There was chemotherapy, radiation, surgery and then post-mastectomy reconstruction. But the implants...

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