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Oct 18, 2019
Planning for the Long Term

BCBusiness + North Coal B.C.’s Elk Valley has a long history of mining, the southeastern area of the province being one of the world’s richest in coal used to make steel. As North Coal Limited explores the area’s Crowsnest coalfield, the...

Oct 11, 2019
Make the Most Out of Selling Your Business

BCBusiness + Cube Business Media How can you increase the proceeds of an acquisition? What are your liquidity options? What do buyers of businesses look for? These are a few of many issues about business transition that are discussed at the Business Transitions Forums (BTF) by entrepreneurs who have experienced them first hand.

Oct 7, 2019
Create a Legacy

Clasina van Bemmel lives by the statement, “You never know what’s possible until you go beyond it to the impossible.” It led her to establish the Compassion in Action Fund at Vancouver Foundation, which supports the most vulnerable women and children from urban centres in B.C. Van Bemmel, 74, says...

Oct 4, 2019
Don't Let Your Estate Be Contested

BCBusiness + McQuarrie In June of this year, the children of William Trottier asked the Ontario Superior Court to find that his widow Huguette, had breached a mutual will agreement entered into by the couple in 2010, by donating $200,000 to a college in William’s honour. Mutual wills are often used in...

Sep 27, 2019
A Health Plan that Evolves with the Times

BCBusiness + Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan Figures show that over 32,000 businesses participate in the Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan, and one reason for such a high number is because the plan is constantly evolving to provide more and more services—as evidenced by two new features: Teladoc Health...

Sep 23, 2019
Systematize Your Brand

BCBusiness + Foxy Box Wax Bar For business owners, franchising is a fast track to scale your company into a successful enterprise, providing a beneficial support system as you enter the marketplace, especially for someone who has a passion for managing...

Sep 20, 2019
Logistical Peace of Mind

BCBusiness + Old Dominion Freight Line Whether you ship parts to another manufacturer or ship finished goods straight to retailers, you want to know the items will be delivered on time and in perfect working order. Anything less results in a...

Sep 18, 2019
Immerse Your Staff in Another World

BCBusiness + Cirque du Soleil It’s been a good year for your organization. How do you reward employees with something they won’t easily forget? How do you get them out of their out of their routines for a team-building experience without...

Sep 17, 2019
Where Brands and Influencers Meet

BCBusiness + ShopandShout Currently expanding in Canada and the USA, ShopandShout is one of the most exciting tech companies we’ve seen start up in B.C. ShopandShout partners with small, medium, and enterprise brands to launch existing products and services through its easy-to-use, automated Influencer Marketplace. This year, the company partnered with major...

Sep 16, 2019
Redefining Cannabis Industry Standards

BCBusiness + Canivate Growing Systems The cannabis industry went from black market to grey market to today: an open medical and recreational market. As the sector grows, it continues to have systemic legacy problems that require immediate attention. Traditional indoor and greenhouse cultivation faces serious challenges such as inconsistent quality, crop drift and...

Sep 12, 2019
How Great Ideas Get Noticed

BCBusiness + Innovate BC As entrepreneurs who have participated in the event can attest, this year’s New Ventures BC Competition, presented by Innovate BC, is more than a chance to win $250,000 in cash and prizes. It, along with New Ventures’ Distance...

Jul 25, 2019
Insurance Coverage You Can Feel Good About

BCBusiness + Chambers of Commerce Insurance Plan Without question, the Chambers Plan is popular: this group insurance plan is endorsed by 900 chambers of commerce and boards of trade across Canada, and more than 30,000 businesses currently participate in it. But many...

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