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Nov 9, 2021
The 2021 Top 100: B.C.'s biggest companies by industry
By BCBusiness

Unprecedented times goes without saying. (Also, we never want to hear the word "pivot" again.) Despite the challenges of 2021, B.C. has no shortage of companies that are growing and growing—here are the Top 100 largest businesses in the province...

Nov 4, 2021
The 2021 Top 100: Winners + Losers
Pallavi Rao

So who gained—and lost—the biggest percentages of revenue in a year unlike any other? Revenue change: 2,947.1% Net income: $448,000 (converted from USD)Net income change: NA The Vancouver-headquartered mining company tops the list of gainers with a whopping 2,947-percent increase in revenue for 2020.

Nov 3, 2021
The 2021 Top 100: Go Home, and Go Big
Peter Mitham

The economies of B.C. and the world may never be the same after the watershed events of 2020. Public health protocols accelerated a new, digital era as face-to-face dealings became risky business. Thanks to pandemic-related closures and disruptions, the greatest...

Nov 1, 2021
The 2021 Top 100: 51 to 100
Peter Mitham

2019 rank: 22Chief executive: Linda Seymour Revenue by fiscal year ($000) 2020: 1,129,0002019: 1,305,000% change: –13.5 2019 rank: 56Chief executive: Fiona Dalton Revenue by fiscal year ($000) 2020: 1,037,9162019: 930,622% change: 11.5 2019 rank: 43Chief executive: U. Gary Charlwood Revenue by fiscal year ($000) 2018: 1,000,000 e2017: 1,250,000...

Nov 1, 2021
The 2021 Top 100: 1 to 50
Peter Mitham

2019 rank: 1Chief executive: Darren Entwistle Revenue by fiscal year ($000) 2020: 15,463,0002019: 14,658,000% change: 5.5 2019 rank: 3Chief executive: Jim Pattison Revenue by fiscal year ($000) 2020: 12,700,000 2019: 10,900,000 % change: 16.5 2019 rank: 2Chief executive: Donald Lindsay Revenue by fiscal year ($000)...

Jul 9, 2021
2021 30 Under 30 Winners
By the Editors

If B.C. has been through the wringer, you’d almost never know it from looking at our eighth annual 30 Under 30 list. Many of the winners found ways to grow their businesses during a world-changing pandemic. For some, that meant...

Jul 9, 2021
30 Under 30: Calvin Ho and Albert Kim aren’t blowing smoke with their cannabis point-of-sale software
Nick Rockel

Life Story: Albert Kim doesn’t have a lemonade-stand story from his childhood—not quite, anyway. In high school, Kim, who grew up mostly in Richmond after immigrating to B.C. from South Korea at age five, made $400 by creating registration software...

Jul 9, 2021
30 Under 30: Courtney Peters turned a home business with her mom into a fast-growing scrunchie specialist
Nick Rockel

Life Story: Courtney Peters found her way to business by way of banking and medicine. Although the Surrey native comes from an entrepreneurial family, she had no plans to head in the same direction. Peters, who got her first job...

Jul 9, 2021
30 Under 30: LeeJoo Hwang co-founded a LinkedIn for people who want to volunteer
Nathan Caddell

Life Story: LeeJoo Hwang is either lying or being overly humble when says he was “just a normal kid growing up” in Surrey’s Fraser Heights neighbourhood. In Grade 9, Hwang became super invested in the PC video game League of...

Jul 9, 2021
30 Under 30: Meg O’Hara carved out a niche as the go-to painter for the North American ski industry
Nick Rockel

Life Story: When Meg O’Hara was 16, she sold her first painting for $100—to her late grandmother, after whom she’s named. “It was the most exciting thing that’s ever happened to me,” recalls O’Hara, who grew up in Toronto in...

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