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Christine Bergeron: Vancity CEO Talks COVID, Small Business and Climate Change
Bergeron, president and CEO of Vancity, speaks to BCBusiness editor-in-chief Nick Rockel about taking the helm at Canada's largest community credit union.
Ryan Berlin: Vancouver Housing Market Expert Weighs In on COVID’s Impact, Supply Versus Demand and Where Home Prices Might Go Next
Berlin, senior economist at Rennie Intelligence, chats with BCBusiness editor-in-chief Nick Rockel about how B.C.’s economy is faring as the province digs out from the pandemic—and what it all means for property sales and values.
Don Craig/Province of B.C.
Ravi Kahlon: B.C.’s Minister of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation Weighs In on the Pandemic and Beyond
Minister Kahlon talks to BCBusiness editor-in-chief Nick Rockel about his government’s efforts to help local businesses—and what the future holds when the province digs out from COVID.
David LeyesDoug Stephens: How Retailers Can Survive—and Thrive—in a Post-COVID World
The Retail Prophet founder chats with BCBusiness editor-in-chief Nick Rockel about Resurrecting Retail: The Future of Business in a Post-Pandemic World. In his third book, Stephens argues that the COVID shock has transformed his industry—and offers retail brands a way forward in this hypercompetitive new landscape.
Peter Routledge: The Man Who Gets Paid to Worry About Canada’s Banks
Peter Routledge, president and CEO of Canada Deposit Insurance Corp. (CDIC), talks to BCBusiness editor-in-chief Nick Rockel about the health of the country’s financial system in the wake of COVID-19, the difference between a bank bailout and a bail-in, and why climate change could pose a threat to the banks, credit unions and trust companies he watches.
Regional District of Central Okanagan
A Closer Look at the Okanagan Tech Sector
Corie Griffiths, director of economic development for the Regional District of Central Okanagan, chats with BCBusiness editor-in-chief Nick Rockel about the local technology sector’s strengths and prospects.
Charles Zuckermann and Zenna Wong
Riaz Meghji: How to Build Stronger Connections With Others
Veteran broadcaster Riaz Meghji, author of the new book Every Conversation Counts: The 5 Habits of Human Connection That Build Extraordinary Relationships, talks to BCBusiness editor-in-chief Nick Rockel. His insights can help businesses, leaders and employees navigate a post-COVID world where connecting virtually is the new reality.
After a Strong Finish to 2020, What's in Store for British Columbia’s M&A Market in 2021?
Enoch Chang, a Vancouver-based partner and mergers and acquisitions lawyer at Fasken, chats with BCBusiness editor-in-chief Nick Rockel about how M&A deals involving B.C. companies fared in 2020—and what to expect this year.
Association for Mineral Exploration
Digging Into British Columbia’s Mineral Exploration Business
Kendra Johnston, president and CEO of the Association for Mineral Exploration (AME), talks to BCBusiness editor-in-chief Nick Rockel about her industry and its prospects in B.C.
Does British Columbia’s Tech Sector Make the Grade? Here’s What the Latest Industry Report Card Says
Jill Tipping, president and CEO of the BC Tech Association, chats with BCBusiness editor-in-chief Nick Rockel about the new 2020 edition of the British Columbia Technology Report Card. BC Tech teamed up with KPMG for this biennial survey.
What Could 2021 Bring for Real Estate in Canada and Vancouver?
John Bunting, senior partner and British Columbia real estate practice leader with PwC Canada, talks to BCBusiness editor-in-chief Nick Rockel about the Canadian edition of the Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2021 report by PwC and the Urban Land Institute.
Arlene Dickinson: How Entrepreneurs Can Survive COVID-19
Arlene Dickinson, founder and general partner of District Ventures Capital, talks to BCBusiness editor-in-chief Nick Rockel about how the pandemic has changed business, leadership and the talent marketplace. A longtime Dragons’ Den panellist, Dickinson is also president and CEO of Venture Communications, an integrated marketing firm.
D&I Done Right: How to Create a Diverse and Inclusive Workplace
Michael Bach, author of Birds of All Feathers: Doing Diversity and Inclusion Right, chats with BCBusiness editor-in-chief Nick Rockel. Founder and CEO of the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion, Bach was previously national director of diversity, equity and inclusion for KPMG in Canada.
American Homebuyers Bet on Vancouver
Realtor Andrew Carros, licence partner with Engel & Völkers Vancouver, talks to BCBusiness editor-in-chief Nick Rockel about why he thinks U.S. purchasers will snap up more homes in the Vancouver area and elsewhere in B.C.
Jonas Altman on the Reinvention of Work
Jonas Altman, author of the new book Shapers: Reinvent the Way You Work and Change the Future, chats with BCBusiness editor-in-chief Nick Rockel.
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