Marketing & Media

Jan 5, 2021
5 Questions: Thunderbird Entertainment CEO Jennifer Twiner McCarron digs on a year like no other for the film industry
Nathan Caddell

Jennifer Twiner McCarron got her start in the film industry as an office production assistant at Rainmaker Entertainment (now Mainframe Studios). She worked her way up to that company’s vice-president of producton role before joining Atomic Cartoons (Thunderbird Entertainment’s Kids...

Dec 23, 2020
BCBusiness’s most read stories of 2020
Nathan Caddell

In a year like no other, you’ll find some familiar titles on our list of the most-read stories of 2020. Some annual series, like 30 Under 30 and B.C.’s Most Loved Brands, seem to turn up again and again, no...

Nov 25, 2020
B.C. women have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19: report
By the Editors

Everyone’s been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, including those who don’t believe in it. But not everyone has sufferred equally. A study released today by the BC Women’s Health Foundation, in partnership with Pacific Blue Cross, concluded that COVID has disproportionately affected women...

Nov 17, 2020
Yellow Dog has the best reputation among B.C. breweries: report
Nathan Caddell

What’s the best brewery in B.C.? It’s a divisive topic. And, like arguing about the best Spice Girl or the top Pixar movie of all time, it’s all a matter of taste. (Posh and Toy Story for the win; sorry not...

Nov 13, 2020
Arlene Dickinson wants your business to pull through COVID-19. Here’s how
Nick Rockel

For the complete interview with Arlene Dickinson, check out the BCBusiness Podcast. Arlene Dickinson doesn’t sound too worried that COVID-19 will get the better of her fellow business owners. “I think Canadian entrepreneurs, entrepreneurs anywhere, are a resilient group of people...

Oct 29, 2020
Placing odds on the next BC Liberal Party leader
Nathan Caddell

All things considered, Andrew Wilkinson’s resignation speech was quite appropriate. Lasting just over a minute, featuring zero accountability and apparently delivered without consulting the rest of his caucus, the former BC Liberal Party head honcho’s farewell really was a Coles Notes reading...

Oct 29, 2020
Vast majority of Canadians believe B.C. has the best cannabis in the country: report
By the Editors

It’s not shocking that most Canadians believe B.C. bud reigns supreme in the country. But you might be surprised to learn that many of this province’s cannabis consumers don’t actually know where their stuff is from. In a recent survey produced by...

Oct 22, 2020
3 B.C. companies make Forbes list of the world’s best employers
By the Editors

Vancouver-based Telus Corp. is the top Canadian company to appear in this year’s edition of Forbes’ list of the world’s best employers. The publication’s fourth annual ranking is based on survey results from 160,000 full- and part-time workers in 58...

Oct 19, 2020
Pitch for the Purse competition returns with virtual events, increased funding
Nathan Caddell

One of B.C.’s most popular funding competitions is returning—albeit with some tweaks. The first virtual Pitch for the Purse unfortunately won’t feature the live, in-person events for its semi-finalists and finalists in downtown Vancouver, which quickly became must-attend dates for investors...

Oct 16, 2020
High quality of life, employment opportunities make B.C.’s coastal cities attractive: report
By the Editors

A cheaper, chiller life on the coast. Why not? Working-age Canadians are flocking to midsized communities on Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast, according to a recent report by the Island Coastal Economic Trust (ICET). The study, which uses the most recent census...

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