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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,”...

Jan 3, 2023
Surrey's DIVERSEcity settles in with a new incubator program for BIPOC and immigrant entrepreneurs
Rushmila Rahman

So you're part of the BIPOC or immigrant community looking to make a living in B.C. Where do you start? Entrepreneurship is exciting and scary, but British Columbians are all about it. Of the five-plus million people in the province, one...

Dec 22, 2022
The 10 most popular BCBusiness stories of 2022
By the Editors

With the book closing on the year 2022 AD and all of B.C. about to enter a hibernation phase that definitely won’t last as long as we’d all want, what better time than now to take a look in the...

Nov 28, 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...

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