Industries

Aug 31, 2018
Poll: Is #MeToo bringing about positive change in your workplace?
By the Editors

Mustel Group conducted two surveys for BCBusiness in the spring. The first, from May 28 to June 11, asked 500 people in Metro Vancouver how they were dealing with high gasoline prices. Of the 446 who drove, almost half were...

Aug 31, 2018
Tamara Taggart opens up to TV Week about leaving CTV
Ian MacNeill

Picture a neatly trimmed house on a tree-lined street with a white picket fence and a profusion of flowers in the garden. This would describe the home of Tamara Taggart, and it is brimming with life, containing as it does...

Aug 30, 2018
Big Fat Deal: $5 million for a wannabe castle in Langley
Fiona Morrow

Address: 26122 82 Avenue, Langley Price: $5,250,000 Listing: R2240045 The skinny: Five-bedroom, nine-bathroom, 6,777-square-foot house on a 10-acre estate in Langley The bling: If money really does talk, then boy oh boy, it’s screaming at the top of its lungs over in Langley. That’s right: no matter that this...

Aug 30, 2018
Federal Court of Appeal rejects Trans Mountain pipeline expansion
By the Editors

In a surprising turn, the Federal Court of Appeal has discarded the federal government’s approval to build the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. It’s a major victory for Indigenous groups and environmentalists opposed to the $7.4-billion project. And it’s a huge setback for the feds after their purchase of the existing pipeline and...

Aug 30, 2018
Hearing From the Silent Majority

BCBusiness + Mustel Group Market Research As a business owner or senior executive, it is imperative that you stay closely connected to your stakeholders and the communities in which your organization operates. It has never been more important to engage with them...

Aug 29, 2018
One in three Canadian employers feel prepared for cannabis legalization: report
By the Editors

As an employer or employee, how prepared do you think your organization is for cannabis legalization on October 17? When New York–based advisory firm Mercer posed that question in a survey of Canadian employers, only one third of 366 respondents said they were ready. Meanwhile, in a separate poll of 1,008 Canadian workers, just 26 percent...

Aug 29, 2018
Revise Your Will and Revisit the Terms as Your Life Changes

BCBusiness + Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP Life seems to offer more opportunities for professional and personal evolvement than ever before, and with that comes the need to protect your growing assets. It’s wise to have a proper will in place, but...

Aug 28, 2018
5 most popular Canadian biz books from the week of August 20 to 26
Munro’s Books

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

Aug 28, 2018
Amazon brings monthly Prime Membership Plan to Canada
By the Editors

Until today, Amazon Prime Memberships cost Canadian customers $79 annually. Now, the company is offering consumers a more flexible option with a $7.99 monthly plan. It’s just another move by Amazon to expand its Canadian base, as the company has shown an interest in Vancouver specifically, with the takeover of the...

Aug 28, 2018
This Unique Craft-cannabis Corporation Readies for Harvest

BCBusiness + GTEC Holdings Ltd. As the use of recreational cannabis moves closer to the Oct. 17 legalization in Canada, provincial and federal governments recently rolled out a regulatory framework that includes several classes of licences, which has prompted mounting anticipation for...

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