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xDavid 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.


xLindsey Gibea

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.


xRegional 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.



Riaz MeghjiCharles 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.


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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.


Kendro JohnstonAssociation 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.

     


Jill TippingBC Tech

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.


Vancouver Real EstateVinicius Dattwyler/Pexels

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 DickinsonArlene Dickinson

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.


Michael BachMichael Bach

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. 


Vancouver SkylineMike Benna/Unsplash

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

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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