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Jan 30, 2023
The 2023 Women of the Year Awards are open for nominations

Are you an outstanding female entrepreneur or executive of an organization who is a leader, innovator, community builder, diversity and inclusion champion, 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.

Jan 25, 2023
12 tech startups now have a chance to join the TiE Incubation Lab in Vancouver

For most tech entrepreneurs in the country, the fun part is the innovation. Implementation and funding? Decidedly less so. “In Canada, we spend billions of dollars on research and development, but we fail when it comes to commercialization of these ideas,”...

Jan 19, 2023
The Canadian Men's Health Foundation expands its MindFit Toolkit for stress, anxiety and depression

The start of a new year can be tough on us all. From brooding over elusive goals to financial pressures and uncertainties, it can often feel like the walls are closing down on us. To help make counselling more accessible, national...

Jan 12, 2023
The 2023 Project Zero Incubator is ready to sustain green ventures in B.C.

It’s hard enough to start a business these days, much less one that’s trying to operate within the circular economy. That’s why Synergy Foundation, a Victoria-based nonprofit, has been running its free Project Zero Incubator program in partnership with Vancity...

Jan 12, 2023
B.C.-based No Meat Factory announces massive Series B funding round

It’s been a fast and furious few years of growth for No Meat Factory, the plant-based food producer, which was founded in 2019. Today, the company announced that it has raised a Series B funding round of US$42 million. The...

Jan 10, 2023
Vancouver real estate company the lone B.C. entry on Glassdoor's list of best places to work in Canada

Glassdoor just released its eighth annual ranking of the best places to work in Canada in 2023, and a Vancouver company not only made it onto the list for the first time, but rounded out the top three. The recruiting site...

Jan 10, 2023
Downtown Vancouver office vacancy rises sharply in final quarter of 2022 but remains lowest in Canada: report

The national office market saved its worst for last in reporting its weakest quarter in the final one of 2022, according to a report from global real estate firm CBRE. After the pandemic initially cratered the market for years, some...

Dec 22, 2022
The 10 most popular BCBusiness stories of 2022

With the book closing on the year 2022 AD and all of B.C. about to enter a hibernation phase that definitely won’t last as long as we’d all want, what better time than now to take a look in the...

Dec 21, 2022
The businesses our editors visited the most in 2022

There’s something about an awesome neighbourhood haunt that attracts you back time and again. Obviously, many of these places will be in our own neighbourhoods, because convenience rules all. But that’s not always the case. Maybe the closest thing to...

Dec 2, 2022
Project Zero Incubator graduates 17 ventures, awards three with pitch honours

“Hempcrete” buildings, refurbishment for outdoor retailers and eco-friendly tiles. This is where we ask “What do all of these have in common?” and you answer with the only retort that seems remotely plausible: “Umm, they seem like they’re all winners...

Nov 29, 2022
The Ultimate Winter Staycation Guide 2023: 6 great places to explore in B.C.

Go away. But not too far. British Columbia’s winter getaways are proving that less sun does not equal less fun: ’tis the season for whizzing down a mountain topped with fresh powder, getting lost in museums and art galleries and...

Nov 28, 2022
Big and small organizations honoured at the Richmond Chamber of Commerce's Business Excellence Awards

Earlier this week, the Richmond Chamber of Commerce recognized the top business leaders in Richmond at its 45th annual Business Excellence Awards. Awards were handed out in 10 categories, as well as a hall of fame induction which honours a...

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