Sep 22, 2023
Our takeaways from The Forum's AFIA DEI Index launch event
Rushmila Rahman

Yesterday, on a chilly September night, The Forum warmly welcomed people into Vancouver’s Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art to celebrate an impressive initiative led by its senior program manager Gretchen Ferguson: the AFIA (Accelerating Financial Inclusion and Access) DEI...

Sep 20, 2023
Pacific Trader: Metalla Royalty grabs for the brass ring
Michael McCullough

The stock: The mining royalty streaming model has a couple of advantages over investing in mining companies themselves. Essentially, a streaming company is a specialized financial institution that puts money up front into miners’ projects in return for a share...

Sep 13, 2023
Five B.C. companies make list of top performing TSX stocks
By the Editors

For the second year in a row, the TSX30 was dominated by natural resource companies. The list ranks the top performing companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange over a three-year period. This year, two-thirds of the list was comprised of...

Sep 8, 2023
Leaving a Legacy
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + Legacy Giving Partners Leaving a legacy—the ultimate gift of support that lives beyond our own time on earth. Legacy gifts give life to and secure the future for our passions and the causes that inspire us to do and be...

Sep 6, 2023
Maximizing Your Charitable Impact: Unlocking Legacy Giving Potential
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + ZLC Financial When it comes to charitable gifting, donors often overlook the wide array of options available beyond cash donations. Canada has a strong tradition of supporting charities, with even a basic cash gift offering taxpayers up to 53.5% in...

Sep 6, 2023
Pacific Trader: How war in Ukraine became a windfall for Teekay Tankers
Michael McCullough

The sanctions imposed on Russia forced the world’s third largest oil producer to seek new, more distant markets in China and India rather than just sending oil by pipeline to traditional markets in Europe. That triggered a scramble for ships and made average voyages longer.

Aug 22, 2023
Pacific Trader: Still believe in copper? Then Capstone is your play
Michael McCullough

The stock: There are two competing narratives around copper these days. One is that demand will soar over the long term as the global economy gets increasingly electrified to combat climate change. The other is the slowdown in the Chinese...

Aug 10, 2023
Why B.C. venture capitalist Mike Winterfield is betting on seed-stage climate startups
Rushmila Rahman

Why would a tech executive leave their position to start an environmental investment firm? “Equal parts being terrified and motivated to do something about climate change,” says Mike Winterfield, founder and managing partner of North Vancouver-based Active Impact Investments. In 2017...

Aug 1, 2023
Pacific Trader: Can Tribe Property Technologies disrupt building management?
Michael McCullough

The stock: Real estate remains one of those sectors most resistant to digital transformation. Sure, we all browse homes to buy or rent online, but in the end it’s an industry still driven by personal connections and ample fees. Startups...

Jul 18, 2023
Pacific Trader: Kits Eyecare is getting looks
Michael McCullough

The stock: Don’t you wish sometimes you could start your life’s work over, only make smarter decisions knowing what you know now? Vancouver entrepreneur Roger Hardy is living that dream. Nine years after he sold his contact lens and glasses...

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