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Sep 22, 2022
After Hours: This Polygon Gallery exhibit is going to be a riot

If you’re a Vancouver Canucks fan, now might be the time to look away. North Vancouver’s Polygon Gallery presents acclaimed artist Stan Douglas’s 2011 ≠ 1848, a photographic exhibit that depicts four different protests and riots from 2011. The ones...

Sep 9, 2022
Red tape, housing and crime top the list of business concerns in Metro Vancouver municipal elections: report

As Metro Vancouver’s municipalities head to the polls on October 15, the list of priorities from voters probably won’t come as a huge surprise to most people in the region. According to a poll produced by the Mustel Group and...

Jul 14, 2022
After Hours: Things to do in August 2022 if you like cats and technology

Cat people, this one is for you. Meowfest is the largest feline-focused event in the country—the last pre-COVID fest welcomed 3,000 attendees. The full-day, non-profit festival benefits local cat rescues, and highlights include a vendor marketplace (look for Vancouver-based kitty...

Jun 30, 2022
2022 30 Under 30 Winners

Once again, our 30 Under 30 list is a little too impressive. Can B.C.’s youngest trend-setters just chill for a year or two? Probably not. In the profiles that follow, you’ll read about hoteliers, scientists, foodies, transportation CEOs and everything...

Jun 1, 2022
Vancouver-based virtual assistant platform Penny AI raises $27 million in Series B funding

Often, the most successful startups are those that are built to solve a personal need. Such was the case with Vancouver-based Penny AI, which was co-founded by David Abbey and Chris Noble. Originally, Abbey was looking to help his wife manage...

May 31, 2022
The 2022 Women of the Year Awards

We know that female leaders make an outsize contribution to business and society in B.C., but the contenders in our third annual Women of the Year Awards throw those achievements into sharp relief. Hailing from fields as disparate as finance, technology...

May 25, 2022
Unbounce adds three high profile executives to support growth

Last year, the big news at Vancouver-based Unbounce was the appointment of Felicia Bochicchio as CEO. Bochicchio, the company’s former president, replaced co-founder Rick Perrault, who had been diagnosed with cancer and moved into the executive chair role. At the time...

May 11, 2022
The BCBusiness Top 100 event is back for 2022

The Top 100 issue has been a fixture of this magazine for a majority of the 40-plus years it's been in publication. And, usually, so has a Top 100 event. For obvious reasons, we've been unable to keep that latter tradition...

May 3, 2022
BC Achievement Foundation names recipients of 19th annual Community Awards

Browsing the list of winners of the BC Achievement Foundation’s 19th annual Community Awards is a pretty good way to feel like you’re not doing quite enough. The recipients come from industries and locations all across B.C. and were selected by...

Apr 22, 2022
Local digital marketing school steps up with skills training for Black entrepreneurs

Black entrepreneurs and businesses in B.C. just got a digital boost. Joining forces with the Black Business Association of BC (BBABC), Jelly Academy is offering 10 people skills and business development funding to take its digital marketing program this year. The donation...

Apr 19, 2022
Vancouver ranks among 10 best cities for careers in the metaverse and NFTs

When it comes to the B.C. tech sector’s showing in a new trio of top 10 lists, two out of three ain’t bad. We might still not know exactly what the term means, but Vancouver is the seventh-best city worldwide to...

Apr 11, 2022
British Columbians of all ages are hip to the metaverse: poll

The term “metaverse” is everywhere these days, largely thanks to Facebook’s rebranding to Meta and the social media giant’s pledge to focus on developing its new namesake. So what is the metaverse? To hear some people tell it, the metaverse is simply...

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