Nathan Caddell

Recent Posts on BCBusiness

Sep 24, 2020
BC Liberals lean on business leaders to fill candidate spots across the province

This is a pivotal election for the BC Liberal Party. After coming in as the favourite and narrowly missing out on forming government last time around, the party comes into this contest as the presumptive underdog. The current government, led by...

Sep 22, 2020
Once again, no B.C. companies make LinkedIn list of top Canadian startups

We here at BCBusiness understand that a large part of our role is to cover organizations from this province that do notable things. It’s literally in our name. Sometimes that results in us pointing out when B.C. companies make prestigious...

Sep 17, 2020
Big Fat Deal: $11 million to reflect on it all in Shaughnessy

Address: 4281 Pine Crescent Price: $10,880,000 Listing: R2493497 The skinny: Six-bedroom, eight-bathroom, 6,000-square-foot house on 9,116 square feet in Vancouver’s Shaughnessy The bling: OK, kids, class is in session. Or should we say glass? Because that’s what you’re going to find on this Shaughnessy corner lot—wall-to-wall windows and mirrors.

Sep 16, 2020
5 questions with ace Vancouver recruiter Henry Goldbeck

Henry Goldbeck grew up in a strict B.C. household, dreaming of the adventures he could go on once he was old enough to leave home. At 18, he sailed around the world as a merchant marine, later finding himself (literally and...

Sep 11, 2020
BCBusiness Report Card: The NDP considers going full Thanos and the power of six

As most everyone has noted, this year is basically like the dog-in-a-house-that’s-on-fire GIF. Except the problem is, that’s not fully representative of 2020. Sure, the fire could be COVID-19; that makes sense. But you’d also need something to represent the actual...

Sep 8, 2020
Vancouver-based company seeks to revolutionize wine industry one barrel at a time

While doing his PhD in mechanical engineering at UBC, Miayan Yeremi was taught that for the best entrepreneurial results, you must seek to solve a problem in an industry rather than create something to chase an issue that might not actually...

Sep 1, 2020
Big Fat Deal: $22.8 million to chase the dragon in West Vancouver

Address: 5358 Kensington Crescent Price: $22,800,000 Listing: R2488354 The skinny: Seven-bedroom, eight-bathroom, 12,254-square-foot house on 38,750 square feet in West Vancouver The bling: “Champagne wishes and caviar dreams really do come true.” That’s the first sentence of this listing. Apparently, it’s a reference to an old television show. To us...

Aug 31, 2020
How one Vancouver hotel’s “long-term perspective” led to a daring move

While most in the hospitality business were cutting employees and costs during the COVID-19 pandemic, one of Vancouver’s oldest hotels was spending cash on improvements. The St. Regis Hotel, which has stood at Dunsmuir and Howe streets in Vancouver since 1913...

Aug 25, 2020
B.C. 2.0.: Tourism came to a crashing halt thanks to COVID-19. Is there opportunity in the rubble?

What goes up must come down again. It’s as true for Elon Musk’s SpaceX rocket as it is for a balloon. Many in B.C.’s tourism industry must have known that the winning streak would end at some point: 2019 marked...

Aug 25, 2020
B.C. 2.0.: Food production's problems just got worse with the pandemic

In B.C., food production will probably be linked with the COVID-19 pandemic for years to come. That’s troubling for an industry that was already dealing with some negative public perception. But it’s also not the full story. Though the provincial...

Aug 25, 2020
B.C. 2.0.: Change seams inevitable for the manufacturing set

The COVID-19 pandemic didn’t stop most manufacturers in the province from continuing to do their jobs—many were protected under the essential service designation. But in some ways, the crisis has changed their industry, for now and for the long haul. Some...

Aug 18, 2020
JAK’s Beer Wine Spirits’ Maple Ridge location unionizes—could it start a trend?

A Maple Ridge liquor store has reportedly become the first B.C. retail outlet to unionize during the COVID-19 pandemic. Seventy-five percent of the staff at JAK’s Beer Wine Spirits’ Maple Ridge location voted to join the Burnaby-based Service Employees International Union...

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