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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...

Apr 8, 2022
Feds commit almost $25 million in new funding for Indigenous tourism

For Indigenous tourism businesses in B.C. and across the country that have struggled during COVID-19, some financial relief is on the way. Yesterday, as part of Budget 2022, the federal government announced that it is committing $24.8 million over two years to...

Apr 5, 2022
Wētā FX to open Vancouver VFX studio

The visual effects company behind Avatar, The Batman and the locally filmed Peacemaker series for HBO Max is headed to Vancouver. Wētā FX, known for creating the worlds of co-founder Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings films and the dark domains...

Mar 21, 2022
Beedie Luminaries doubles its number of scholarships for B.C. single parents

For some single parents in B.C. looking to further their education, attending university or college is about to get easier. That’s because local scholarship foundation Beedie Luminaries is doubling its number of SPARK awards. Beedie Luminaries founder Ryan Beedie, president of...

Mar 17, 2022
Vancouver keeps its title as Canada’s most expensive city to rent: report

Renters in B.C. and across the country, we wish we had better news for you. For Canadian properties listed on in February, the average monthly rent was $1,820, according to the latest National Rent Report from and Toronto-based Bullpen Research & Consulting.

Mar 11, 2022
B.C. investment picture looks brighter, but clouds loom: report

With the dark days of 2020 well behind us, B.C.’s investment climate keeps getting warmer. The latest edition of BC Check-Up: Invest, an annual report by the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (CPABC), delivers that good news. The report, which...

Mar 11, 2022
Gen Z will do whatever it takes to buy their first home: report

Looking to buy a home in Metro Vancouver? Be warned that as of January, the MLS Home Price Index composite benchmark for the region stood at $1,255,200. To put things in perspective, that’s a year-over-year surge of 18.5 percent. But sky-high...

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