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Dec 4, 2017
Oceanside Campbell River strikes the balance between work and play

Campbell River is a vibrant community building on a prosperous foundation through innovative initiatives. With its natural beauty in a coastal setting, the city offers a blend of rural and urban opportunities with big city amenities and a welcoming small town feel. A lively downtown, affordable housing, and mild, West Coast...

Dec 4, 2017
Fort St. John the centre for employment, affordable housing and a sense of community

Lifestyle. Opportunity. Affordability. Fort St. John is a small city offering big-city amenities. It’s a young, energetic community which offers vast employment opportunities and affordable housing. The city has a population of around 23,000 and supports a trading area of more than 69,000. The median age of 30.6 years makes Fort...

Dec 4, 2017
Delta has something for everyone

The City of Delta is made unique by the sum of its parts. It’s a city comprising Ladner, Tsawwassen and North Delta, three distinct communities that create a vibrant combination of places to work and raise a family. “There is something for everybody,” says Sean McGill, Delta’s director of corporate services. “You...

Dec 4, 2017
The perfect place to work and raise a family

As a mid-sized community home to 17,700 residents, Salmon Arm is breaking the mould in terms of its established technology cluster and creative-class workforce. The community has worked diligently to establish a startup climate and supportive business environment that has enhanced Salmon Arm’s reputation as a desirable city to live...

Nov 16, 2017
Growth, mergers and success begin with a look inward

BCBusiness + Manning Elliott LLP Growth of any kind is something all types of businesses welcome, but there is still the lingering assumption in some quarters that it comes accidentally — something that Alden Aumann (pictured at right), Managing Partner at Manning Elliott LLP, disagrees with. Business owners need growth for a variety...

Nov 15, 2017
Understanding the complexities of estate planning

The subject of death and subsequent dealings with wills and estates can seem intimidating and often confusing—but it doesn’t have to be. “The most important aspects of estate planning are awareness and preparedness,” says Sheryne Mecklai, Partner, Manning Elliott LLP. “Estate planning helps to eliminate both the uncertainties and the tough...

Nov 15, 2017
Seasonal Entertaining: Do It Like a Pro

Without batting an eye, the team at The Lazy Gourmet is known to cater the most intimate of parties of just six people, and then immediately prepare to oversee an event for 12,000 guests. While this suggests how white-hot the catering scene has become in Metro Vancouver, it also shows why...

Nov 6, 2017
Southridge Will Tap into Your Child's Potential

South Surrey’s Southridge School was founded as much on the values of trust, moral character and the power of community as it was on exceptional academics. “Our founding headmaster, Alan Brown, described our culture as ‘a lighthearted place of serious purpose’ because he understood that the goal was not only to...

Nov 3, 2017
A Great Time to Be in B.C. Tech

Brandon Roe founded his first tech company in 1999 and has received national press for his ventures. He is a programmer by trade, and is skilled in marketing, sales and raising capital. More recently, he’s added “angel investor” to his resume, specializing in web-based B2B software firms. What got you into...

Oct 26, 2017
Top 7 Reasons for Choosing Trinity Western University

— Scott Fehrenbacher, TWU’s Senior Vice-president of External Relations 1. ECONOMIC GROWTH While almost 70 per cent of its competitors missed their enrolment targets last year, one Fraser Valley university has been plotting a course for expansion. As headlines on and other...

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