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Nov 23, 2020
Ask a Leader: Greg Smith encourages businesses to build post-COVID resilience by boosting their online offerings

We asked prominent members of the B.C. business community what they’ve learned from the COVID-19 pandemic—and how this crisis will change everything from work to leadership. Greg Smith is co-founder and CEO of Thinkific, a Vancouver-based online course creation platform.

Nov 19, 2020
Ask a Leader: Karn Manhas says goodbye to the traditional office

We asked prominent members of the B.C. business community what they’ve learned from the COVID-19 pandemic—and how this crisis will change everything from work to leadership. Karn Manhas is founder and CEO of Terramera, a Vancouver-based cleantech agriculture firm...

Nov 18, 2020
Only six B.C. companies make Deloitte’s list of fastest-growing tech businesses in Canada

Last year, accounting giant Deloitte’s annual list of the fastest-growing technology, media, and telecommunications companies in Canada was dotted with B.C. endeavours. With 20 percent of the 50 companies in the ranking, B.C. was the second-most-represented province (behind Ontario). A year later...

Nov 17, 2020
Indigenous storytelling, NBA headline Vancouver UX Awards finalists

Some of the most interesting innovations in the province will be celebrated on November 26 at the seventh annual Vancouver UX Awards. The competition, which recognizes both professional and student work, handed out some $7,000 in scholarships last year through a...

Nov 12, 2020
The 2021 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 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

Nov 10, 2020
Five B.C. companies make finalist cut in revamped Pitch for the Purse competition

The 2020-21 version of the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs' Pitch for the Purse contest is slated to be very different than its four predecessors. For starters, all the events will be held virtually. But there are some other moves, too. This is...

Nov 10, 2020
Ask a Leader: Chip Wilson says the future is coming faster than you think

We asked prominent members of the B.C. business community what they’ve learned from the COVID-19 pandemic—and how this crisis will change everything from work to leadership. Chip Wilson is founder of Lululemon Athletica and Low Tide Properties.

Nov 6, 2020
11 B.C. companies honoured at the 2020 Technology Impact Awards

Some big names took home honours at the nonprofit BC Tech Association’s Technology Impact Awards. The 27th edition of the event was held virtually, drawing a record attendance of more than 800. “With members of the tech community having more reasons than...

Nov 5, 2020
Ask a Leader: Crystal Smith puts the health and safety of her community first

We asked prominent members of the B.C. business community what they’ve learned from the COVID-19 pandemic—and how this crisis will change everything from work to leadership. Crystal Smith is chief councillor of the Haisla Nation, a key player in the...

Nov 2, 2020
B.C. residents show surprising financial confidence in wake of COVID-19: report

You’d expect an annual survey aimed at gauging the financial confidence of Canadians to be an absolute bloodbath in 2020. Yet somehow, the results really aren’t all that bad, especially in B.C., where residents are more upbeat about their finances than...

Oct 31, 2020
Ask a Leader: Scott Thomson stresses the importance of communicating with your team during these uncertain times

We asked prominent members of the B.C. business community what they’ve learned from the COVID-19 pandemic—and how this crisis will change everything from work to leadership. Scott Thomson is president and CEO of Vancouver-based Finning International, the world’s largest Caterpillar dealer...

Oct 29, 2020
Vast majority of Canadians believe B.C. has the best cannabis in the country: report

It’s not shocking that most Canadians believe B.C. bud reigns supreme in the country. But you might be surprised to learn that many of this province’s cannabis consumers don’t actually know where their stuff is from. In a recent survey produced by...

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