Juan Rivera

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Feb 7, 2019
B.C.’s prosperity poses challenges for real estate developers

The game of supply and demand is alive and well in B.C.’s real estate market. While Vancouverites search for housing, don’t expect 2019 to provide much good news on that front. In its latest market intel report, real estate services...

Feb 4, 2019
Canadian M&A markets remain strong amid uncertainty

Despite a turbulent year, the Canadian mergers and acquisitions market made a strong showing in 2018. Aggregate deal value surged 20 percent over 2017, while transaction volume gained 8 percent, according to PwC’s M&A Year in Review and 2019 Outlook. Fuelling that growth was an abundance...

Feb 1, 2019
Top 5 finalists announced for 2019 Small Business BC Awards

New year, new award season. For the 16th year, Small Business BC is set to recognize the province’s top small companies in 10 different categories. Previously, the list containing the top 10 semi-finalists was released and, after reviewing each company’s presentation...

Jan 31, 2019
B.C. music biz keeps hitting high notes

B.C.’s music industry is rock ’n’ rolling. Given the wealth of musicians in and from the province, it’s no surprise that the sector is a major economic driver. Music BC, which advocates for the industry’s advancement, has compiled an official year in...

Jan 29, 2019
B.C. businesses bogged down by cyber threats

A new type of threat is catching businesses off-guard. Tech services firm Novipro released the results of its third annual “IT Portrait of Canadian Businesses” survey, and some of the numbers are cause for concern. Companies are still having trouble adjusting to the dangers...

Jan 25, 2019
Poll: Busy baby boomers not ready for retirement

New York–based Harris Insights & Analytics has released its recent Harris Poll, commissioned by Express Employment Professionals, on Canadian baby boomers and retirement trends. Its findings show that most workers aged 54 to 72 are satisfied with their jobs and would prefer to stay in the workforce as semi-retired, rather than make...

Dec 19, 2018
Encouraging hiring environment expected for Vancouver: report

Vancouverites should see more positives than negatives in the job market early next year. Staffing services firm ManpowerGroup (a U.S. multinational with a Canadian base in Toronto) has released its Employment Outlook Survey, which shows that a positive hiring climate is in the cards for Metro Vancouver in the first quarter of 2019. Among...

Dec 17, 2018
B.C. managed services player joins forces with Ontario rival

Two of Canada’s biggest managed services companies are putting their heads together. On December 11, CareWorx Corp. and Fully Managed announced a cross-country merger. This deal will see the two industry trailblazers, based in Ottawa and Vancouver, respectively, join forces as...

Dec 11, 2018
Top 10 semi-finalists announced for Small Business BC Awards

As the year comes to a close, Small Business BC has narrowed down the list for its annual awards. The organization has chosen the top 10 businesses in each of 10 categories including best company. From here, these semi-finalists will have...

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