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Nov 16, 2017
Leadership: BMO’s Mike Bonner nurtures a new generation of leaders with a mix of drive and empathy
Scott Neufeld

In business, the person leading at any given point isn’t necessarily the one with the title and the corner office, says Mike Bonner, senior vice-president at BMO Financial Group, who heads the bank’s B.C. and Yukon division.“Leadership has nothing to do with the business card; it has nothing to do...

Nov 16, 2017
Big Fat Deal: $8M for a house that will change your point of view
Fiona Morrow

Address: 1505 Tolmie Street, Vancouver Price: $7,799,000 MLS: R2217368 The skinny: Three-bedroom, four-bathroom, 2,620-square-foot house on a 4,150-square-foot lot in Point Grey. The bling: There is nothing like a bit of edge to help sharpen the senses. Off-kilter and angular, here is the home that eschews...

Nov 16, 2017
Vancouver company announces innovation in blockchain technology
By the Editors

Venzee Inc., a Vancouver company that specializes in developing software for retail and supply chain companies, announced the launch of new technology that it hopes will connect businesses with blockchain networks. Simply put, blockchain is a digital ledger that records transactions made in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. “Blockchain is poised to be the most...

Nov 16, 2017
Parksville has the highest percentage of homeowners in British Columbia
Nathan Caddell

Metropolitan areas lead B.C. in percentage of renters Among cities and municipalities with more than 5,000 people, Parksville leads British Columbia with the highest percentage of homeowners. Almost 82 per cent of home dwellers in the Vancouver Island city own their property, according to recently released data from the 2016 census. Other areas...

Nov 16, 2017
Leadership: Copperleaf CEO Judi Hess promotes women in tech
Felicity Stone

Judi Hess supports affirmative action. Since becoming CEO in 2009 of Vancouver-based Copperleaf Technologies Inc., she has increased the number of female employees from roughly 10 per cent to about a third. Over that period, the company’s total staff rose...

Nov 15, 2017
B.C. second-most-represented province on Deloitte Technology Fast 50 list
By the Editors

Thirteen companies based in B.C. made the 2017 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 list, which ranks the Canadian tech businesses with the highest revenue growth rates over four-year period. Ontario companies topped the list, with social entertainment producer Diply leading the country thanks to revenue expansion of more than 90,000 per cent. Prodigy Game (a game-based learning...

Nov 15, 2017
5 tips to attract your next client with your LinkedIn profile
Trevor Turnbull

If someone you meet at a networking event searches your name on Google, what are they likely to discover? Because your LinkedIn profile will typically show up in the first three to five results, you have the opportunity to control what they find about...

Nov 15, 2017
Industry experts eye Kelowna as hot real estate opportunity
By the Editors

With Vancouver’s sizzling real estate showing no signs of cooling, the average condominium gained 16 per cent in value year-over-year in the third quarter, according to Royal LePage. That might not come as a surprise, and with an average price of more than $750,000, the city’s condos aren’t exactly affordable for the typical buyer. What...

Nov 14, 2017
Opinion: Here’s the future of profitable journalism in Canada
Erin Millar

There’s no denying that Canada’s news media are in decline. With more than 70 per cent of Canadian digital advertising revenue now going to Facebook and Google, the business model that has long supported journalism is all but dead. To...

Nov 14, 2017
13 B.C. companies among Canada’s top 100 R&D spenders for 2016
By the Editors

In fiscal 2016, Bombardier Inc. was again Canada’s most prolific investor in research and development, even as the aerospace and transportation company’s spending dropped 14.2 per cent over the previous fiscal year. That’s according to Toronto-based Research Infosource Inc., which publishes an annual ranking of Canada’s top 100 corporate R&D spenders. With just under $1.97 billion...

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