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Oct 25, 2017
Postmedia strikes deal with Indochino worth more than $40 million

Postmedia and Vancouver-based men’s apparel retailer Indochino are joining forces, with the former granting some $40 million in “media dollars” to the latter in exchange for a share of its revenue. Before journalists get too amped up about the idea of a...

Oct 25, 2017
8 future-proof jobs

Over the coming decade, an Intelligence Revolution will drive exponential change in the world of work. That’s the message of a report from the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) and Deloitte Canada. The three forces driving this change: machine learning—computers...

Oct 25, 2017
Downtown Vancouver posts four-year office vacancy low

Well, now we know why it’s impossible to find parking in downtown Vancouver. In its third-quarter report, CBRE Inc., an international real estate services firm with an office in Vancouver, found that the city's downtown office vacancy rate has dropped to 5 per cent. That's the second lowest in North America...

Oct 24, 2017
Vancouver city council holds public hearing on short-term rentals

One thing's for certain about tonight’s public hearing at Vancouver's City Hall on short-term rentals: it will be well attended. With 77 people already having signed up to speak at the 6 p.m. meeting, city officials will have their hands full. Though it doesn’t explicitly say so on the council agenda...

Oct 23, 2017
David Foster makes another record by raising $10.2 million for his foundation

Money was no object at the recent David Foster Foundation Miracle Gala & Concert. Last Saturday (October 22), more than 850 gala guests and 9,000 music fans gathered at Rogers Arena for an evening of entertainment featuring and attended by some 30 celebrities. Among the biggest names lending support to...

Oct 20, 2017
10 key social media trends: report

For its 2017 Canadian Social Media Monitor, Vancouver-based market research firm Insights West looked at: The social media platforms that are gaining momentum and those that are losing ground Demographic differences in social media platform usage Positive and negative impact of social media Attitudes...

Oct 20, 2017
4 Startup Canada awards go to B.C. winners

The winners of the fourth annual Startup Canada Awards, announced at a ceremony October 19 in Ottawa, include four from B.C.: • Patrice Mousseau, CEO, Satya Organics | Indigenous Entrepreneur Award • Manny Padda, Founder, New Avenue Capital | Entrepreneur Promotion Award • Startup Kamloops | Startup Canada Community of the Year • Hootsuite...

Oct 20, 2017
TEDxVancouver lineup spans music, film and business

There are talks, and then there are TED Talks. TEDxVancouver, an independently organized TED gathering, brings the conversation to B.C. on November 12. This year’s theme: distortion, or looking at the world through many different lenses. So far, announced speakers...

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