The Cost Benefit of Truly Accessible Design

Assessing the Cost/Benefit of becoming Accessible-Friendly Accessible Design, also known as Barrier-Free design, creates inclusion, and inclusion creates opportunities for all to participate in, and enjoy, the services and products small businesses have to offer. Whether you are a patron, a client, a customer, or an employee, removing and preventing […]

Meet Dina Lu, Dina Calligraphy

Calligraphy is the art of beautiful handwriting. It’s an art form that has been around for thousands of years, providing a wonderful hobby that can be used to craft memorable gifts and beautiful cards. Some people have even turned it into a career. Dina Lu, owner of Dina Calligraphy, […]

Business Council of BC Releases Economic Plan for BC

In the past few months, British Columbians have risen to meet the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Thanks to our collective efforts, we have managed to flatten the curve and allow our frontline medical staff valuable time and space to do their work. Like most jurisdictions, British Columbia paid […]

Pride in Our Community

Like everything else in this crazy year, Pride looks a little different in 2020. Instead of the usual colourful parade and weekend festivities, the event has moved online, gathering more than 30 online events, including anti-racism workshops, drag shows and a virtual parade. While we can’t hang out and […]

Catching Up with Reid Hemsing, Two Wheel Gear

In the four years since we last spoke to Reid Hemsing, he’s solidified his position as one of Canada’s rising business stars. The Vancouver-based entrepreneur flew south of the equator to represent Canada at the 2018 G20 Young Entrepreneurs’ Alliance Summit in Buenos Aires, he clinched Best Marketer honours at […]

AccessAbility Week at SBBC

National AccessAbility Week is a time to celebrate the contributions of Canadians with disabilities and promote the benefits of inclusion and diversity within the workforce. That’s why Small Business BC is thrilled to announce our inaugural AccessAbility Week! In conjunction with National AccessAbility Week, and in partnership with the […]