Marketing & Media

Apr 20, 2020
Opinion: Trust has never been so hard to gain. Here’s how your business can earn it
Ben Baker

In his monthly column for BCBusiness, Richmond-based employee engagement and internal brand communications expert Ben Baker shares his insights into how to communicate value effectively, so people want to listen and engage. In the end, it’s about creating influence through trust. The 20th annual Edelman Trust Barometer is out, and the...

Apr 16, 2020
B.C. esports company strikes deal with Vancouver Whitecaps
Nathan Caddell

While live sports have taken a hit or two during the COVID-19 pandemic, its esports brethren appear to be thriving. Recently, Vancouver-based Alpha North Esports & Entertainment announced two separate partnerships with some well-known B.C. names. This morning, the company revealed...

Apr 14, 2020
Every Picture Tells a Story: Son of a gun, this was an easy one
Cathy Mullaly

This one is a few years old, but a great photo stands the test of time. Usually, a lot of time and planning go into a cover for BCBusiness. But every once in a while, the perfect photo lands in your lap—or to be more precise, your inbox. In 2011, I got...

Apr 10, 2020
Tips for staying sane in a pandemic from... Maven Collective Marketing’s Erica Hakonson
By the Editors

Self-proclaimed digital marketing junkie Erica Hakonson founded Maven Collective Marketing after her side hustle became more than full-time and she needed more flexibility as a working mom. Now Hakonson runs a digital marketing agency with an international consulting team and...

Mar 30, 2020
A COVID-19 isolation playlist, from our quarantine to yours
By the Editors

There’s no shortage of bad news these days, but we’re doing our best to stay upbeat. Here are 20 songs the editors have been cranking while isolated (as loud as our families will allow, at least). I may not have the...

Mar 27, 2020
Announcing the winners of the BCBusiness Women of the Year Awards
By the Editors

Everyone knows that B.C. is home to some exceptional female business talent. Our new Women of the Year Awards aim to recognize the very best. The finalists for the inaugural competition, who hail from organizations large and small across the province...

Mar 26, 2020
Tips for staying sane in a pandemic from... Talk Shop Media co-founder Sara Padidar
By the Editors

After graduating from UBC, Sara Padidar started out in the magazine industry before (wisely) exiting to launch her own public relations company and co-found Talk Shop in 2011. Padidar, who has worked with clients like Ford Motor Co., Starbucks Corp. and Toyota...

Mar 20, 2020
A message from the publisher
By BCBusiness

Like you, Canada Wide Media is closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on our employees, clients, economy and communities across the globe. We understand every business is affected to a degree that is unknown at this time. With the...

Mar 17, 2020
How some prominent B.C. companies are working in the midst of COVID-19
Nathan Caddell

As the COVID-19 pandemic brings many businesses and other organizations to an abrupt and indefinite halt, some truths about how we work are being uncovered. One is that no two workplaces are exactly the same. They have similarities, sure, but while...

Mar 13, 2020
After Hours: What to do in March 2020
By the Editors

Lego blocks have been used to build models of everything from the Millennium Falcon to the Statue of Liberty. Now Australian Ryan (the BrickMan) McNaught, one of only a dozen certified Lego professionals in the world, is using them to...

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