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Vancouver's Electra Meccanica pushes government to create more clean tech manufacturing
 
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Jerry Kroll, CEO of Electra Meccanica, discusses the company's solo passenger electric car. Kroll highlights concerns about the province's competitiveness in the global market.
Views: 1853 Business In Vancouver
Business in Vancouver — Are bike lanes good for business?
 
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Steve Da Cruz, co-owner of The Parker restaurant in Vancouver's Chinatown neighbourhood, describes how business declined 30% shortly after a separated bike lane was added to Union Street in the summer of 2013. A year later, however, business is better than ever. Story: http://www.biv.com/article/20140527/BIV0114/305279993/-1/BIV/bikes-good-for-businesses-group-says
Views: 1247 Business In Vancouver
What’s destabilizing B.C.’s wild salmon stocks?
 
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Salmon stock are crashing but what is the cause? Managers from the Seymour Salmon Society and Capilano Salmon Hatchery about the declining wild salmon stock. Fisherman John Stevens discusses the problems he and other fisherman face in light of declining stock, disease and climate change.
Business in Vancouver: Living/Working, feat. Kate Ross LeBlanc
 
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Saje Natural Wellness CEO Kate Ross LeBlanc talks about the value of retail in this week’s Living/Working section.
Views: 1462 Business In Vancouver
Whitecaps move into new $32.5 million training facility at UBC
 
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The Vancouver Whitecaps have moved into their new 38,000-square-foot National Soccer Development Centre at the University of British Columbia (UBC). Fifteen years in the making, the facility opened its doors to the team June 14. It will be the home training facility for the Whitecaps’ Major League Soccer and United Soccer League teams, as well as its residency teams. Read more of Kirthana Sasitharan's and Sean Yoon's reporting at https://www.biv.com/article/2017/6/whitecaps-move-new-325-million-training-facility-u/
Views: 1576 Business In Vancouver
BIV on Global: Trade challenges persist between Canada, China, U.S.
 
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BIV reporter Hayley Woodin discusses escalating tensions between Canada and China over canola before diving into the latest on ongoing U.S.-China trade talks.
Views: 2506 Business In Vancouver
Shauna Sylvester, Vancouver mayoral candidate
 
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On BIV Today… Business in Vancouver is speaking to Vancouver’s mayoral candidates about their platforms, and why they’re running. This episode features mayoral candidate Shauna Sylvester, running as an Independent. Tyler Orton and Hayley Woodin host, see more at https://biv.com/
Business in Vancouver: Living/Working, feat. Carl Robinson
 
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Vancouver Whitecaps head coach Carl Robinson
Hootsuite opens new office in Vancouver
 
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Hootsuite takes media through a tour of HQ2, which opened to employees in the late spring of 2014. The new facility sits just a few blocks from HQ1, where the other half of the social media management firm's workforce is stationed out of.
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Business In Vancouver — Behind The Scenes: How to open a restaurant
 
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Big Rock Urban general manager JM Pelland explains what goes into opening a restaurant
BIV on Global BC: Aurora Cannabis buys Anandia Labs; Jollibee to open 100 Canadian stores
 
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Tyler Orton discusses Aurora Cannabis buying Anandia Labs in a $155m deal. Plus: Jollibee Restaurants to open 100 Canadian stores
Produce distribution hub threatened by major traffic conversion
 
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Business in Vancouver spoke to FreshPoint Vancouver president Bryan Uyesugi and Emerald Earth Foods owner Felix Roesner on how the city's proposal to convert Malkin Avenue into an arterial may threaten a produce distribution hub known as "Produce Row."
The Expo 86 Effect
 
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Business in Vancouver sits down with Expo 86 chairman Jim Pattison and former Premier Bill Vander Zalm to discuss the economic impacts of the world's fair on Vancouver. Parts of this video features footage from Yaletown Productions Inc.
Article CEO Aamir Baig talks tackling the supply chain
 
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Over the next three to five years, Vancouver-based Article says it will become a billion-dollar brand: one that tackles supply chain inefficiencies in order to deliver designer furniture to homes, at cheaper prices. Read the full story at BIV.com: www.biv.com/article/2016/12/articlecom-targets-online-supply-chain-efficiencie/
Views: 5166 Business In Vancouver
Mother's Day brings Burnaby flower market to life
 
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The week leading up to Mother's Day is the busiest time of the year for flower growers and buyers in the Lower Mainland. Many flowers are bought and sold in early morning auctions inside the United Flower Growers' warehouse in south Burnaby.
Business in Vancouver: Living-Working Thomas Haas
 
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The owner (and namesake) of Thomas Haas Fine Chocolates and Patisserie talks to Business in Vancouver about how he developed from a pastry chef to an entrepreneur. A fourth-generation patisserie, Haas moved from Germany to Vancouver nearly 20 years ago to serve as executive pastry chef at the Four Seasons Hotel. He opened his first chocolate and pastry bar in North Vancouver in 2004 and launched a second location in Vancouver five years later. His company employs nearly 40 workers.
B.C. farmer goes high-tech to prevent his berries from rotting in transit
 
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A Richmond-based organic farmer wants to capitalize on the growing reputation of B.C. blueberries by increasing their shelf life to allow more consumers in Asia to enjoy the taste – and health benefits – of the fruit. Fred Liu, founder and owner of Lohas Farm Inc., has been in the business for roughly a decade and has been successful in selling to consumers and distributors in markets like Taiwan and mainland China. But he said that B.C.’s short blueberry season and the fruit’s limited shelf life make business at the small farm a constant guessing game. For more of Chuck Chiang's reporting go to https://www.biv.com/article/2017/8/bc-berry-farmer-targets-asian-enzyme-drink-market/
BIV on Global BC: How Kenney's victory could impact B.C.; Federal government greenlights B.C mine
 
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Tyler Orton discusses how Jason Kenney's victory could impact B.C.'s economy. Plus: Federal government gives go-ahead to $1.8b B.C. mine
Actor Joshua Jackson on Vancouver’s entertainment story
 
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Actor Joshua Jackson discusses the fragmentation of Vancouver’s entertainment market, and the venture he's running to seize opportunities in it. Known for roles on The Affair, Fringe and Dawson’s Creek, Vancouver-raised Jackson says Canada has a lot of entertainment talent to celebrate, but that the local film and television industry needs to start owning its contributions to the global entertainment world. As chairman of Vancouver-based Liquid Media Group, Jackson shares why now is the time of ‘peak content,’ and what that means for players of all sizes, from Hollywood to Hollywood North. Hayley Woodin hosts, see more at https://biv.com/
BIV on Global BC: Issues with China-bound Canadian products; Real GDP contracts
 
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Hayley Woodin discusses more China-bound Canadian products facing issues. Plus: Real GDP contracts 0.1% in February.
BIV Talks surviving the real estate slump
 
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Highlights from the BIV Talks event on surviving the real estate slump, presented by the Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association.
Ken Sim,  Vancouver mayoral candidate
 
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Business in Vancouver is speaking to Vancouver’s mayoral candidates about their platforms, and why they’re running. This episode features mayoral candidate Ken Sim, representing the Non-Partisan Association. Tyler Orton and Hayley Woodin host, see more at https://biv.com/
Business in Vancouver: Living/Working, feat. Vincent Wauters
 
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Vincent Wauters, president of B.C.-based apparel maker Arc'teryx, talks about finding new markets in the U.S. and China in this week's Living/Working section.
Management matters 4: How small business should approach rising interest rates
 
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Management Matters with Mark Wardell, president and founder of Wardell International, looks at how small businesses should approach new, and rising, interest rates. Mark joins Business in Vancouver's Hayley Woodin on Roundhouse Radio 98.3. Tune in weekdays from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. in Vancouver on 98.3 FM or online at https://roundhouseradio.com/ See more of Hayley's reporting at https://www.biv.com/
Business In Vancouver: JJ Wilson, Kit and Ace
 
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Kit and Ace brand director JJ Wilson talks about his business
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Business in Vancouver: Living/Working, feat. David Labistour
 
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MEC CEO David Labistour explains how a new office can transform corporate culture in this week’s Living/Working section.
Cute Cat Crashes Canadian Council Meeting
 
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A persistent pet had a lot to say at Monday's council meeting in British Columbia's Bowen Island Municipality. Footage taken from the municipality's YouTube page.
Views: 1238 Business In Vancouver
Canada's new tourism minister on travel, China and wildfires
 
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Mélanie Joly – minister of tourism, official languages and La Francophonie – shares her portfolio priorities.
Management matters 1: How to reduce employee turnover
 
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Marketing Matters with Mark Wardell, president and founder of Wardell International, covers how to reduce employee turnover. Mark joins Business in Vancouver's Kirk LaPointe and Hayley Woodin on Roundhouse Radio 98.3. Tune in weekdays from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. in Vancouver on 98.3 FM or online at https://roundhouseradio.com/ See more of Hayley's reporting and Kirk's commentary at https://www.biv.com/
Business in Vancouver: Living/Working, feat. Alan Oishi
 
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Shirlaws Canada founder Alan Oishi explains why companies should empower employees to create change in their organizations.
Business in Vancouver: Living/Working, feat. Jamie Garratt
 
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Idea Rebel's Jamie Garratt discusses how innovation and technology are reshaping digital agencies in this week’s Living/Working section. The CEO also explains why he veers away from a dictatorial leadership style.
Vancouver-East MP argues for other alternatives to rezoning the heart of Chinatown
 
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Chinese-Canadian veterans, Chinatown organizations and residents held a press conference on the morning of June 9 at the Chinatown Memorial Plaza to maintain their stance against the 105 Keefer Street rezoning application ahead of next Tuesday’s vote by Vancouver city council. Jenny Kwan, Vancouver-East MP, argues for other alternatives to rezoning the heart of Chinatown. Read more of Kirthana Sasitharan's and Sean Yoon's reporting at https://www.biv.com/article/2017/6/chinatown-community-takes-last-stand-against-propo/
BIV on Global: PDFTron lands investment; Blissco Cannabis acquired
 
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BIV reporter Tyler Orton discusses Vancouver-based PDFTron landing a US$71-million investment and the $48-million acquisition of Langley's Blissco Cannabis
BIV on Global BC: Petronas takes LNG Canada stake; New Facebook dating feature sinks Match stock
 
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Tyler Orton discusses Petronas taking a stake in the LNG Canada project in Kitimat. Plus: New Facebook dating feature sinks Match stock
China is blocking canola shipments and  Google is banning political ads during election
 
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China is blocking canola shipments, Home sales fell more than 42% below the month’s 10-year sales average and Google is banning political ads during election campaign are the stories Hayley Woodin is following
BIV on Global BC: B.C. forestry delegation to visit Asia; B.C. phasing out gas-fired vehicles
 
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Hayley Woodin discusses B.C.'s largest-ever forestry delegation is set to visit Asia. Plus: Province to phase out gas-fired vehicles by 2040
2016 BC CFO Awards | Personal Profile: Samson Lim, Peoples Trust Co.
 
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Business in Vancouver and the Chartered Professional Accountants of BC awarded the top CFOs in British Columbia on June 2, 2016. Here's a personal look at our winners beyond their job titles.
Forestry sector generated $13 billion and Hudson's Bay Company's revenue fell $167 million
 
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Forestry sector generated $13 billion for B.C.’s economy and Hudson's Bay Company's revenue fell $167 million in Q4 2018 are the stories Tyler Orton and the BIV team are following. See more at https://biv.com/
Corvus Energy plans for a new battery plant in Norway and B.C. tech pulls ahead
 
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Corvus Energy plans for a new battery manufacturing plant in Norway and B.C. tech sector is pulling ahead of other provinces are the stories Tyler Orton and the BIV team are following. See more at https://biv.com/
BIV election coverage: Premier Christy Clark discusses her plan for B.C. businesses and the economy
 
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Premier and B.C. Liberal Party leader joins Business in Vancouver's Hayley Woodin and Kirk LaPointe to discuss British Columbia's 2017 election. The three discuss the provincial economy, the B.C. tech industry and Donald Trump.
BIV on Global: Canada Jetlines delays launch; Bezos' reach divorce settlement
 
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BIV reporter Tyler Orton discusses the new launch date for ultra-low-cost carrier Canada Jetlines as well as the business implications for Amazon following the divorce settlement between Mackenzie and Jeff Bezos.
LNG Canada has awarded $937m in contracts and Chinese airlines offering first direct flights to YVR
 
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LNG Canada says it’s awarded $937 million in contracts and Hainan Airlines says it will begin offering the first direct flights between Vancouver and China are the stories Tyler Orton and the BIV team are following. See more at https://biv.com/
What will tax changes mean for B.C. businesses
 
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Iain Black, the president and CEO of the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade weighs in on the federal government’s proposed small business tax changes. Iain joins Business in Vancouver's Hayley Woodin on Roundhouse Radio 98.3. Tune in weekdays from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Vancouver on 98.3 FM or online at https://roundhouseradio.com/