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Jun 11, 2021
Vancouver entrepreneurs bring sparkling new innovation to window cleaning industry

Many winners of Mitacs’ annual Entrepreneur Awards are worth looking up to. Whether Hossein Kamali fits in that category is up for debate, but his innovation certainly does. The only B.C.-based name among the five winners of the sixth annual Mitacs...

Jun 3, 2021
After Hours: Arctic Voices and dragon boat racing

True North You can’t head up North anytime soon, but here’s the next best thing. Arctic Voices, the newest exhibition at Science World, takes visitors on an interactive tour of the vast region, with an emphasis on its people, ecology and...

May 27, 2021
Douglas Coupland gets a Vancouver highrise as his canvas

This isn’t just any old paint job. Since rising to international fame as the voice of Generation X, Douglas Coupland has invigorated his hometown of Vancouver with public artworks ranging from the waterfront Digital Orca to Golden Tree on Southwest Marine...

May 13, 2021
The 2021 Women of the Year Awards

During times that have been anything but business as usual, the female founders and leaders of B.C. organizations keep on showing up. The proof is in our 2021 Women of the Year Awards, whose finalists span technology, transportation, media, social...

May 4, 2021
6 British Columbians recognized as Canadian Climate Champions

If it’s possible for a list of climate champions to be star-studded, we saw it today. Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Catherine McKenna (who formerly held the post of minister of environment and climate change) and B.C. environmentalist David Suzuki headline...

Apr 27, 2021
After Hours: The photography of food and Vancouver's official town fool

Food for Thought We’re guessing that, like us, you’ve found good eating a welcome diversion during the pandemic. North Vancouver’s Polygon Gallery feeds that appetite by serving up Feast for the Eyes: The Story of Food in Photography, the Canadian premiere...

Apr 22, 2021
Campbell River’s NexStream Tech Competition boils down to eight finalists

The NexStream Tech Competition has reached its Elite Eight moment. The Campbell River contest, founded in 2019 to encourage solutions to challenges faced by the region’s industries, with a focus on clean, sustainable technology, has whittled down its 60-plus applicants to a group...

Apr 19, 2021
In Surrey, Richmond and Langley Township, manufacturing gets a shot in the arm

Our latest Best Cities for Work ranking focuses on B.C. communities’ economic resiliency in the face of the pandemic. The BC Tech Association has joined forces with three cities on the list to help them stay strong. With the City of...

Mar 30, 2021
Province sweetens the pot for businesses aiming to cut pollution

If you have any doubt that industry is on board with the B.C. government’s climate change battle, ask Jacques Perron. As part of the Province’s recent announcement that it’s setting sectoral greenhouse gas (GHG) targets and boosting support for cleantech and other businesses aiming to curb emissions, the president and CEO of Pretium Resources explained how his Vancouver-based mining company is benefiting from the CleanBC Industry Fund...

Mar 29, 2021
The 2021 Business of Good Awards

We were lucky to get the inaugural Business of Good Awards off the ground right before the world shut down last March. This time around, the finalists had to do more than follow a great first act—they also needed to...

Mar 24, 2021
COVID has left British Columbians stressed and confused about their taxes: survey

What is the difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector?” Mark Twain wrote. “The taxidermist takes only your skin.” British Columbians can relate, especially after the strange year we’ve had. Thanks to COVID-19, more than a third of us think this tax season is among the most stressful ever. That’s one of the takeaways from a new national survey for TurboTax Canada...

Mar 23, 2021
Who will triumph at the 2021 Small Business BC Awards? Meet the contenders

From Richmond to Terrace to Canoe, local small business have soldiered on in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2021 Small Business BC Awards just celebrated those efforts by announcing a total of 30 top five finalists in six categories. Despite COVID challenges, the competition received a record 937 nominations representing 558 small businesses in 88 communities. (Some entrants were nominated in several categories.) Nominees had until March 8 to gather as many votes as they could from the...

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