Manufacturing & Transport

Apr 22, 2023
Unsung Heroes 2023: Ritchie Bros. VP Chris Quinn has lofty goals for the company's financial division
Nathan Caddell

Walking into Chris Quinn’s corner office, one can’t help but glance over at the autographed, framed Roberto Luongo and Trevor Linden jerseys and wonder if Quinn himself still thinks about the future that almost was. Raised in Kelowna to what he...

Mar 21, 2023
Victoria-based Bast Fibre Technologies wants to replace the plastic in your products
Nathan Caddell

Bast Fibre Technologies might be the most stereotypical Victoria business of all time. Run out of the University of Victoria’s Vancouver Island Technology Park, the company manufactures hemp fibre on an industrial scale in an attempt to replace plastic and...

Feb 28, 2023
Pacific Trader: Is Decisive Dividend a hot P/E play in the making?
Michael McCullough

The stock: For years, clever financiers have tried to capture the statistically superior returns of private equity in a publicly traded security accessible to ordinary investors—that is, without the minimum investment thresholds, high fees and lock-in periods. Their efforts have...

Jan 23, 2023
Go Figure: B.C.'s plans for transit gondolas are moving along quickly
Melissa Edwards

The Burnaby Mountain gondola is expected to be 50 percent faster than current transit commutes up the hill

Nov 21, 2022
BTS Logistics Redefines Full-Service Logistics
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + Breakthrough Studios The past five years have seen unprecedented growth in ecommerce, and one BC-based company is making sure Canadian businesses are keeping up. For more than two decades, the team at Breakthrough Studios (BTS) has been entrenched in the...

Oct 21, 2022
Cyclists, rejoice: here's every e-bike share program available in B.C. right now
Stacey McLachlan

I live in a neighbourhood where, no joke, there are three different places to buy an e-bike within four blocks. I thought the e-bike overload it might just be a Kitsilano thing (we lazy!) but, no: it was merely the first...

Oct 16, 2022
Entrepreneur Of The Year 2022: Curtis Braber is under pressure at BE Power Equipment
Nathan Caddell

BE Power Equipment’s roots in Abbotsford are older than many tall trees. Braber Equipment was founded in 1969 by Bill Braber to provide farmers with the tools to do their jobs. In 1991, his son Nick created BE Pressure Supply and...

Sep 14, 2022
Vancouver-based Eevee's is bringing personal electric vehicles to the road
Nathan Caddell

A couple of years ago, Bradley Spence and Lukas Tanasiuk were laughed out of their local bank branch. The pair of long-time friends had embarked on a venture selling personal electric vehicles like scooters, electric unicycles (EUCs) and onewheels. They...

Sep 12, 2022
How a Vancouver company partnered with Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton
Nathan Caddell

Jamie Keech still remembers the words of his high school guidance counsellor. The Ontario native couldn’t decide between environmental or mining engineering as his college major. “They said if I wanted to do environmental engineering, I should do it an...

Aug 2, 2022
How Kamloops-based We Are One Composites got its carbon wheels off the ground
Andrew Findlay

Half a dozen years ago, former pro downhill mountain biker Dustin Adams had a proposal for his wife, Sherri. He wanted to mortgage the family house and stake their future on a new business designing, manufacturing and assembling high-end carbon...

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