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Nov 27, 2022
Big and small organizations honoured at the Richmond Chamber of Commerce's Business Excellence Awards
By the Editors

Earlier this week, the Richmond Chamber of Commerce recognized the top business leaders in Richmond at its 45th annual Business Excellence Awards. Awards were handed out in 10 categories, as well as a hall of fame induction which honours a...

Nov 25, 2022
Go Figure: Numbers prove that B.C.'s boomers are doing well enough on their own
Melissa Edwards

This fall’s Seniors Living Expo hinted at some big business in selling to an aging population.

Nov 22, 2022
Shift Happens: What to do when a good worker has a bad attitude
Guy Saddy

You're the head of an online media company. Your creative director has been key to your success, but her “aggressive” management style has spawned consistently high attrition rates, and exit interviews indicate the possibility of abusive behaviour. When you raise this...

Nov 8, 2022
Call Out: Junior Achievement of BC is looking for mentors
Nathan Caddell

I’ve met a lot of entrepreneurs in this job. Maybe too many (kidding, sort of). But what almost all of them have noted—whether it’s true or they’re just being humble—is that they wouldn’t be where they are without one or...

Nov 8, 2022
This new Granville Island store is a permanenet retail space for Black entrepreneurs
Rushmila Rahman

As shoppers begin trying to put on their best Santa Claus impression, Granville Island is getting more diverse with its stocking-stuffer options. This week, the Black Business Association of BC (BBABC) celebrated the opening of Unity, Excellence, Legacy (UEL), a...

Oct 31, 2022
Shift Happens: Why NDAs aren't as powerful as you might think
Guy Saddy

You’re president of a company that has been hit with two sexual harassment lawsuits in the past year. To avoid future problems (and the attendant bad PR) you’ve decided to make all employees sign a comprehensive non-disclosure agreement covering any...

Oct 18, 2022
How to make your business more inclusive according to a diversity and inclusion expert
Rushmila Rahman

We all want a workplace that accepts us for who we are. It’s 2SLGBTQI+ history month in Canada, and while it’s good to hear that the Government of Canada is taking steps to support the 2SLGBTQI+ community through a federal...

Oct 16, 2022
Entrepreneur Of The Year 2022
By the Editors

After skipping 2020 and abbreviating last year’s list, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year’s Pacific Region program was back in full force in 2022. The 28th edition features a litany of impressive finalists, many of whom we’ve previously profiled in...

Sep 30, 2022
18 B.C.-based Indigenous charities and organizations to donate to this week
Alyssa Hirose

Today is Canada's second official National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The day is meant to honour the lost children and survivors of Canada’s residential schools, as well as their families and communities. For non-Indigenous folks, it’s a designated day to reflect...

Sep 29, 2022
The 5 most memorable moments from the Downtown Vancouver BIA mayoral debate
Nathan Caddell

There were a few themes that come up more often than others at yesterday’s Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association (DVBIA) mayoral candidates debate. The event, held at SFU Harbour Centre, featured five candidates—Fred Harding (NPA), Colleen Hardwick (TEAM), Mark Marissen...

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