Chris Hinton

Recent Posts on BCBusiness

Nov 26, 2019
Nominate for the 2020 BCBusiness 30 Under 30

Entry deadline: January 15, 2020 The BCBusiness 30 Under 30 competition celebrates the province’s next generation of leaders: young entrepreneurs and innovators who are accomplished beyond their years. With your help, the sixth annual 30 Under 30 promises to continue a tradition of recognizing exceptional new business talents.

Nov 20, 2019
The 1st Annual BCBusiness Women of the Year Awards

Are you an outstanding female entrepreneur or executive of an organization who is a leader, innovator, community builder or rising star? Do you know a B.C. woman executive or business owner who deserves to be recognized? If so, we want to hear from you

Oct 22, 2019
The 1st Annual Business of Good Awards

BCBusiness is on a mission to recognize the companies in our province that turn the principles of social responsibility into action. For these organizations, a good relationship with employees, the community and the environment is embedded in their culture. The brand-new Business of Good program is a chance to show off the steps your company is taking to make British Columbia a better place to live, work and play. The winners, chosen by a panel of judges and our editorial team, will...

Sep 3, 2019
Connecting First Nations communities

BCBusiness + Rogers Today’s wireless technology means people are connected like never before. While there are still some gaps when it comes to coverage in some rural, remote and northern communities, Rogers Communications is working to change that through partnerships with B.C. First Nations. The Canadian company’s collaboration with various Indigenous groups is...

Jul 4, 2019
Cannabis Economics

BCBusiness + GTEC Holdings Ltd. Many baby boomers clearly recall the days of the “dime bag” — a time when they typically had no idea where their cannabis came from, nor what kind of pesticides or growing methods were used, or even what strain they were purchasing. Today’s marijuana aficionados will tell you...

Jul 3, 2019
Don't Wait Until Something Goes Wrong

BCBusiness + McQuarrie Like waiting for the other shoe to drop, Doug Conolly and Dan Moseley, partners in the commercial litigation group at McQuarrie, have lost count of the people who launch or expand a business—but haven’t assessed how it could leave them vulnerable to legal problems. “It’s almost inevitable that down...

Jul 2, 2019
Delivering Results

BCBusiness + Old Dominion Freight Line It’s no secret to retail and other suppliers that customs regulations for trans-border shipments have become increasingly complex over the years. In addition, the growing volume of shipments between Canada and the U.S. adds even more complexity to trans-border crossings. But companies that rely on on-time delivery...

Jun 28, 2019
Rhinology: the Hidden Expertise at Burnaby Hospital

BCBusiness + Burnaby Hospital Foundation Some see Burnaby Hospital as a small community hospital, but the facility does more than remove tonsils and gallbladders. Many are surprised at the full extent and complexity of services performed there. Burnaby has one of the busiest emergency departments in the entire province, and a full...

Jun 27, 2019
Staying on Top Takes Balance

BCBusiness + Innovative Fitness Whether you run your own business or work for an established firm, chances are the worklife balance scale tilts more toward one side than the other. There’s no 9-to-5 anymore for driven business professionals; typically, they’re working in the corners of the day, being pulled in multiple directions. Some...

Jun 26, 2019
From the Brink and Back Again

BCBusiness + Knightsbridge Capital Partners Inc. When it comes to debt financing in Canada, business owners traditionally have had two options: approach a conventional bank or a private lender. If they’re facing difficult circumstances or are on the verge of collapse, however, they often find themselves stuck. They may not qualify for lending...

Jun 25, 2019
Investing in a Burgeoning Cannabis Industry

BCBusiness + Higharchy Brand Group With the legalization of cannabis has come an unprecedented opportunity: the development of a retail industry unlike anything North America has ever seen before, the birth of something entirely new. At the forefront of this once-in-a-lifetime phenomenon is Higharchy Brands Group. The purpose-driven group provides strategic capital...

Jun 24, 2019
Clearing Up the Confusion Regarding Family Offices

BCBusiness +Cindy David Financial Group LTD. It’s hardly news that B.C. is home to wealthy business owners ranging from successful mom and pop entrepreneurs to billionaires. But Cindy David, president of Cindy David Financial Group Ltd., says that “a growing number of wealthy businesspeople are falling into the $10-to-$50-million category, with...

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