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End the booze ban on BC Ferries

Every year as summer nears, BC Ferries warns British Columbians…

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Facebook and Instagram outage pose challenges for small business

On Wednesday, Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp went down for many…

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Fake Feminism coming back to bite Trudeau

When Trudeau named his first cabinet, he was proud to…

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Marie Kondo sparking joy for thrift store shoppers

If you’ve been browsing local thrift stores lately and noticed…

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There’s no (small) business like snow business

Early this week, Vancouver, Victoria, and their surrounding areas were…

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‘If I was starting a business now, it wouldn’t be in Vancouver.’

According to survey data from the Canadian Federation of Independent…

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Social media can’t replace the ground game

Over the past five years, there’s been a rush for…

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Bureaucracy keeping cannabis black market viable

When cannabis sales began last October, it didn’t take long…

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Toronto better poised to weather real estate storm

Over the past several months, we’ve seen what some predicted…

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Rebranding to rebound

When a business goes through something that results in bad…

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Sunday Shutdown

Having just come out of the Christmas holidays, many of…

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Google Guarantee a tradeoff for small business

This month, Google launched Google Guarantee, a new feature billed…

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Balancing affordable and desirable

Municipalities trying to attract business often try to lower rents…

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Like me – please?

“Influencer marketing” has been a bit of a buzzword in…

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Skip the pumps?

This month, gas-delivery service Filld expanded into Vancouver. According to…

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Stay out of our hair

Imagine graduating from hair school and considering your employment options….

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In the real estate market? There’s an app for that.

Imagine putting your property up for sale. Instead of calling…

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Cutting waste can mean big profits

This week, “thought leaders” in waste reduction are gathering in…

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Vancouver should do more to attract and retain top talent

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi got some flak this week. He…

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Canada Post strike riles small business owners

This week, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers launched a…

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Wherever you live, City Hall needs more small business owners

This week, municipalities around BC will vote in their mayors,…

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Harshing the (sponsored) buzz

In just a matter of days, cannabis will be legal…

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Back to Business: cracking down on Airbnb kills entrepreneurial spirit

Last month, the City of Vancouver placed more restrictions on…

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