Juan Rivera

Recent Posts on BCBusiness - Page 2

Mar 26, 2019
Bang for your buck: What a $500,000 home looks like in 15 of Canada's largest cities

Vancouverites and Torontonians, get the box of tissues handy. Recently, Point2Homes, a Saskatchewan-based real estate news site, conducted a search to determine what Canadians across the country can get for $500,000 in the residential property market. Looking at some of Canada’s largest cities...

Mar 14, 2019
Poll: Canadians offloading assets to pay down debts

While the country faces a national debt of nearly $700 billion, Canadians are feeling their own financial squeeze. Leger Marketing's 2019 Household Debt Survey, which polled 1,515 Canadians, found that one in five would need to sell off assets to repay debt. The...

Mar 13, 2019
Victoria job market turns up the heat while Vancouver cools down: report

Those looking for a job in Vancouver or Victoria have reason to be pragmatic. ManpowerGroup, a multinational staffing firm based in Milwaukee, released the results to its Employment Outlook Survey, which gathered responses from 1,922 employers across Canada for the second quarter of...

Mar 7, 2019
7 B.C. businesses named among best managed

While most British Columbians were busy grudgingly getting over the week’s hump day, 47 businesses celebrated their crowning in one of the country’s most recognized business awards. Today, professional services giant Deloitte announced the new winners for Canada’s Best Managed Companies. The...

Mar 5, 2019
B.C. tech startups battle for funding at New Ventures competition

B.C. tech startups have an opportunity to shift their businesses into overdrive. For the 19th year in a row, New Ventures BC, a non-profit that encourages and develops B.C. tech entrepreneurs, is hosting the province’s largest technology competition. Sponsored by Innovate BC...

Feb 27, 2019
Vancouver fishery makes a splash at female entrepreneurs competition

After the third-annual showdown, a new winner of the Odlum Brown Forum for Women Entrepreneurs’ (FWE) Pitch for the Purse Gala was crowned, with Sonia Strobel, co-founder of Vancouver-based Skipper Otto Community Supported Fishery, taking the $25,000 prize. The FWE, a charity...

Feb 27, 2019
Canadian cleantech companies encouraged to go global

Calling all green energy innovators: with support from various levels of government, the Cleantech Scale-Up Program is seeking Western Canadian tech companies specializing in clean power. The program aims to give them a clear path to mass-marketing and exporting their products and...

Feb 21, 2019
New year, new market: real estate trends for 2019

After a roller-coaster market, 2019 is pressing the reset button on housing and starting fresh. That’s the word from Engel & Völkers, the Germany-based international luxury real estate firm, in a list of five trends it expects to shape the Canadian industry this...

Feb 19, 2019
Canadians' workstyle personas can help employers maximize performance

Just like there are different types of learners, not everyone works the same way. In a recent report from Microsoft Canada, surveys showed that the way workers accomplish their tasks can vary greatly. The survey split them into four categories:...

Feb 8, 2019
Doors Open to Technology welcomes students to a digital future

High-school students were welcomed into a number of tech office spaces in the province's capital on Tuesday. As part of Doors Open to Technology, an initiative created by Vancouver-based brand experience firm Inventa and driven by industry leaders to expose youth to careers in one of the province’s fastest growing sectors, students...

Feb 8, 2019
Vancouver property prices plunge: report

The fast-paced Vancouver real estate market appears to have come to a screeching halt. The seller’s market saw home prices rise rapidly, leaving first-time homebuyers pulling their hair in many instances. The latest report by Toronto-based Zoocasa, however, suggests the detached market is beginning to plunge in all but one area. Some...

Feb 8, 2019
Northern B.C. community platform gets mobile makeover

Love Northern BC users will soon notice an improvement in site performance. The platform, which was created to support local businesses competing against online retail and chain stores, has launched a new mobile-friendly version of the community’s website, said the Northern Development Initiative Trust in a release. The trust, which was created...

Copyright © Canada Wide Media Limited. All Rights Reserved
230, 4321 Still Creek Drive Burnaby, B.C. V5C 6S7, 604-299-7311
Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Use & Privacy Policy