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May 18, 2023
The BCBC appoints a new president and CEO
By the Editors

The Business Council of British Columbia (BCBC) is hitting the accelerator on change. Laura Jones, chief strategic officer and executive VP of national nonprofit Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB), is taking over as its president and CEO after Greg D’Avignon...

May 3, 2023
25 B.C. businesses receive Desjardins GoodSpark Grants
Nathan Caddell

For the third year, Quebec-based financial services provider Desjardins Group has rolled out its GoodSpark Grants program, which gives funding to small businesses across the country. This time around, the company doled out $20,000 to 150 different businesses for a...

Apr 23, 2023
Unsung Heroes 2023: The names you don't know behind the B.C. organizations that you do
By the Editors

It started out as more of a question: Who are the people behind the scenes at B.C. organizations that we never hear about? We’re always profiling and featuring CEOs and entrepreneurs who have made it big. But seldom do we—both...

Apr 3, 2023
What B.C. business organizations and communities are saying about the 2023 federal budget
By the Editors

It can be difficult to accurately contextualize the impact federal budgets can have across a variety of sectors. That’s why we at BCBusiness thought that we’d let those various associations and organizations have their own say by riffling through our...

Mar 29, 2023
The 2023 BCBusiness Top 100 event features some of the biggest names in the province
By the Editors

Self-promotion is always a little weird, but when it comes to our annual Top 100 event, we don’t mind saying that it’s a can’t-miss afternoon. The event has been part of BCBusiness and parent company Canada Wide Media for decades and...

Feb 28, 2023
The 2023 Women of the Year Awards are open for nominations

Are you an outstanding female entrepreneur or executive of an organization who is a leader, innovator, community builder, diversity and inclusion champion, or rising star? Do you know a B.C. woman executive or business owner who deserves to be recognized? If so, we want to hear from you.

Feb 21, 2023
5 Questions: President and CEO of WorkSafeBC Anne Naser talks about moving forward after a difficult couple of years
Nathan Caddell

1. How challenging has the pandemic been for WorkSafe? Saying it was “challenging” would be an understatement. I was in the CEO role for less than a year when the pandemic forced businesses across B.C. to shut down. There was no precedent...

Feb 14, 2023
Shift Happens: As Lisa Laflamme's case has shown us, age is sometimes more than just a number
Guy Saddy

You own a printing company. Many of your employees are getting a little “long in the tooth.” They’re also expensive—at least compared to the latest crop of Gen Z staffers, who’ll work for unvested stock options and the occasional pat...

Feb 3, 2023
B.C.'s Most Economically Resilient Cities in 2023
Andrew Macaulay

Continuing with a post-pandemic theme of resiliency, our ninth annual ranking of B.C.’s best cities for work sees the return of a top pre-COVID contender and shines a spotlight on the economic dynamism of B.C.’s small cities. As the province...

Jan 25, 2023
12 tech startups now have a chance to join the TiE Incubation Lab in Vancouver
By the Editors

For most tech entrepreneurs in the country, the fun part is the innovation. Implementation and funding? Decidedly less so. “In Canada, we spend billions of dollars on research and development, but we fail when it comes to commercialization of these ideas,”...

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