Thought Leadership

Oct 15, 2020
WNorth Goes Virtual: October 29, 2020
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + WNorth Of course, the WNorth Conference is still focused on bringing top female business leaders together and providing a forum to enhance leadership training, engage in high-level networking and learn from globally recognized speakers. But like all things 2020, this...

Jun 8, 2020
Island Innovation
Raghwa Gopal

BCBusiness + Innovate BC Amidst a global pandemic, innovation persists. Across Canada, our approach to flattening the curve has been a communal effort between our governments, communities, and private sector. And these efforts have been enhanced and accelerated by our country’s world-renowned...

Apr 29, 2020
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year®: Geoff Chutter
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + EY Canada There’s no question that entrepreneurship is in Geoff Chutter’s blood. His grandfather’s business, Wright’s Canadian Ropes Ltd., was founded in 1930 in the building that currently houses Granville Island Market. Fast forward nearly 90 years, and in 2019 Chutter became the first national EY Entrepreneur Of The...

Nov 27, 2019
Igniting Innovation

BCBusiness + Innovate BC Innovate BC, the crown agency supporting the province’s thriving innovation sector, has awarded two B.C.-based research projects with a total of $448,000 through its Ignite Program. Ignite awards up to $300,000 to research projects that address an industry problem in the natural resource or applied sciences. Most compelling...

Oct 22, 2019
Engaged SFU is an engine for city building
Richard Littlemore

BCBusiness + SFU Simon Fraser University was always going to be an activist and innovative force. Established atop Burnaby Mountain in 1965, the university’s faculty and staff showed from the first day that they were determined to engage – creatively, sometimes...

Feb 28, 2019
WNORTH Showcases Dynamic Female Business Leaders

BCBusiness + WNORTH Today’s top female business leaders are chartering the corporate world unabashedly and fearlessly. Each of them is scripting her own success story in today’s world. During the fifth Annual WNORTH Conference, you will hear the journeys of some of...

Nov 1, 2018
Navigating the Cannabis Landscape

BCBusiness + Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP Recently a colleague suggested to Scott Allen, associate at Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP, that the Oct. 17 legalization of cannabis for recreational purposes is one of the more unique regulatory changes to...

Oct 16, 2018
Wellness a Key Ingredient to Success

BCBusiness + GroupHEALTH Benefit Solutions Talk to anyone at GroupHEALTH for more than a few minutes and it becomes clear that this third-party group insurance provider (one of the largest in Canada, in fact) is driven by a corporate culture that encourages...

Oct 15, 2018
Secure Your Intellectual Property Before Commercial Success

BCBusiness + Oyen Wiggs One of the great satisfactions of entrepreneurship is creating new and beneficial ideas, and being able to claim an intellectual property (IP) right such as a patent as one’s own. However, there is no end of those who...

Oct 4, 2018
How a Positive Corporate Culture Can Impact Client Satisfaction

BCBusiness + Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP Another article on client service may sound cliché but a strong corporate culture, focused on client service, can change it from a catchphrase to a revenue driver. Studies show that the most common way...

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