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Sep 6, 2019
Go Figure: B.C. gets back to work
Melissa Edwards

4/10 working Canadians would choose B.C. if they had to relocate for a job In a 2018 Leger report on Canadian workers... 85% of British Columbians were satisfied with their job 77% felt motivated 64% were considering self-employment 35% planned to change jobs in the next two years 63% of British Columbians have experienced burnout at work57% Canadian average Total revenue from B.C.’s employment...

Sep 3, 2019
Connecting First Nations communities

BCBusiness + Rogers Today’s wireless technology means people are connected like never before. While there are still some gaps when it comes to coverage in some rural, remote and northern communities, Rogers Communications is working to change that through partnerships with B.C. First Nations. The Canadian company’s collaboration with various Indigenous groups is...

Jul 25, 2019
Insurance Coverage You Can Feel Good About

BCBusiness + Chambers of Commerce Insurance Plan Without question, the Chambers Plan is popular: this group insurance plan is endorsed by 900 chambers of commerce and boards of trade across Canada, and more than 30,000 businesses currently participate in it. But many...

Jul 3, 2019
Don't Wait Until Something Goes Wrong
Chris Hinton

BCBusiness + McQuarrie Like waiting for the other shoe to drop, Doug Conolly and Dan Moseley, partners in the commercial litigation group at McQuarrie, have lost count of the people who launch or expand a business—but haven’t assessed how it could leave them vulnerable to legal problems. “It’s almost inevitable that down...

Jun 21, 2019
Often Overlooked, Insurance Can Be a Lifeline for Your Business

BCBusiness +Foundation Wealth Considering the effort it takes any entrepreneur to amass wealth, protecting that wealth should be a top financial planning priority—and in this regard, insurance plays a key role in any protection plan. However, James Pelmore, partner, private wealth manager at Foundation Wealth Partners, points out that too often he...

Jun 21, 2019
A Happier, Healthier, More Creative You

BCBusiness +ThroughConversation As a highly accomplished individual, you aren’t the type to rest on your laurels. Even when you reach new heights, there’s always another star to shoot for. You strive for success in everything you do. But are you able to really enjoy the fruits of your labour? “What we often...

Jun 21, 2019
The Nature of Work Has Changed - Has Your Health Benefits Plan?

BCBusiness +Pacific Blue Cross From the rise of telecommuting and flexible work-from-home arrangements to the end of the 9-to-5 workday, the norms of the modern workforce have transformed dramatically over the last half-century thanks to large-scale shifts in the generational makeup of the workforce. Independent, self-employed workers in British Columbia are...

Jun 19, 2019
The 2019 Top 100 All-Stars: WorkSafeBC
Felicity Stone

It’s no secret that the leaders of large businesses tend to be men, and those on our list of B.C.’s top 100 companies by revenue are no exception: the number of women CEOs can be counted on one hand. WorkSafeBC, however, has had two: Diana Miles, president and CEO from...

Jun 7, 2019
The Future of Work: Why an accessible workplace is good for business
Ryan Stuart

Boring, sweaty, repetitive, thankless work—that’s dishwashing in a bakery. Turnover tends to be high. But not at Gabi & Jules Handmade Pies and Baked Goodness in Port Moody. “One of our dishwashers shows up an hour and a half early, every day,” says owner Lisa Beecroft. Beecroft’s daughter is on the...

May 24, 2019
The Future of Work: Taking care of freelancers
Ryan Stuart

”At one point, freelance and contract workers were a small corner of the labour market,” says Andrew Cash, co-founder of the Urban Worker Project. “It was easy for policy-makers, media and the labour movement to ignore the group as an outlier. That’s no longer possible.” In 2017, more than 15 percent...

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