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Oct 30, 2020
Q&A: Michael Bach makes the business case for diversity and inclusion
Nick Rockel

Michael Bach wrote the book on diversity and inclusion (D&I). But he also walks the talk as CEO of the Toronto-based Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion, which he founded in 2012. Before that, he was national director of diversity, equity and inclusion for KPMG in Canada. We spoke to Bach about his new book, Birds of All Feathers: Doing Diversity and Inclusion Right, which helps entrepreneurs, managers and senior leaders make better D&I decisions...

Oct 29, 2020
Heading Back to Work
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + 34F Design The province is still in a holding pattern when it comes to defining the new normal, says Erica Wickes, principal at 34F Design in Vancouver, but the benefits of coming back to work will be there waiting, when the time is right. “Going back to the office is a...

Oct 27, 2020
Ask a Leader: Oumar Barou Togola urges food producers to build resilience by shortening their supply chains
By the Editors

We asked prominent members of the B.C. business community what they’ve learned from the COVID-19 pandemic—and how this crisis will change everything from work to leadership. Oumar Barou Togola is founder and executive chair of Farafena, a Vancouver-based social enterprise that sells grain, flour and other food products grown by women farmers in the African nations of Mali and Malawi...

Oct 21, 2020
The 2021 Business of Good Awards are open for nominations

BCBusiness is on a mission to recognize the companies in our province that turn the principles of social responsibility into action. For these organizations, a good relationship with employees, the community and the environment is embedded in their culture. The Business of Good program is a chance to show off the steps your company is taking to make British Columbia a better place to live, work and play. The winners, chosen by a panel of judges and our editorial team, will be...

Oct 20, 2020
Ask a Leader: To tackle the COVID challenge, Don Lindsay champions innovation amid rapid change
By the Editors

We asked prominent members of the B.C. business community what they’ve learned from the COVID-19 pandemic—and how this crisis will change everything from work to leadership. Don Lindsay, president and CEO of Teck Resources, reveals what steps the Vancouver-based mining...

Oct 19, 2020
Pitch for the Purse competition returns with virtual events, increased funding
Nathan Caddell

One of B.C.’s most popular funding competitions is returning—albeit with some tweaks. The first virtual Pitch for the Purse unfortunately won’t feature the live, in-person events for its semi-finalists and finalists in downtown Vancouver, which quickly became must-attend dates for investors...

Oct 16, 2020
Benefits of Employment
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + Ascension Benefits Stress about relationships, physical health, financial turmoil and the future abound, and employers who want to remain preferred have to get with the program when it comes to employee health. “Employee benefits alone aren’t cutting it anymore because the general model has remained static for decades,” says Jon Chescoe...

Oct 15, 2020
Ask a Leader: Jill Tipping calls for a tech-enabled economy
By the Editors

We asked prominent members of the B.C. business community what they’ve learned from the COVID-19 pandemic—and how this crisis will change everything from work to leadership. For the first instalment of our series, Jill Tipping, president and CEO of the...

Oct 8, 2020
B.C. political parties spar over best way toward economic recovery at Board of Trade event
Nathan Caddell

They weren’t in the same room and they weren’t talking at the same time, but that didn’t stop the leaders of B.C.’s three top political parties from taking shots at each another. While Premier John Horgan focused mostly on his record at a...

Oct 7, 2020
Q&A: Jonas Altman wants you to work—and live—better
Nick Rockel

Unhappy with your work? You’re not alone. In his new book, Shapers: Reinvent the Way You Work and Change the Future, Vancouver-based speaker, writer and entrepreneur Jonas Altman shows how professionals and organizations can bring new meaning, energy and empowerment to what they do for a living. We recently chatted with Altman, founder of design practice Social Fabric, about everything from what makes a great leader to COVID-19’s impact on the world of work...

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