More and more Canadians are turning creative hobbies into side hustles to bolster their income and work on passion projects, according to new research by Vistaprint. The study, which interviewed almost 2,000 Canadians in full-time employment, found 22 per cent had already turned a hobby into a side hustle, […]
Buy Tickets Have you got your ticket for INSPIRE yet? On October 1 at Science World, Emily Pearson, Vancity’s Community Investment Portfolio Manager will form part of our panel discussion on business’ leadership role in climate action. Ahead of her appearance, we’re profiling the sustainability efforts carried […]
Between 2014 and 2018 around 18 young workers were injured daily on the job in B.C. But, a proactive approach from employers is trying to turn the tide. It starts by setting the right example for young workers. Work can be intimidating for young people, especially when they’re new to […]
If you’re a small business, the Province of British Columbia’s CleanBC plan offers several ways to save you money and help your business grow in the low-carbon economy.
What do Warren Buffet, Bill Gates and Mark Cuban have in common? Well, apart from their entrepreneurial prowess and devotion to philanthropy, the three are known for their love of reading business books. In fact, Buffet attributes his business acumen in large part to his voracious appetite for page turning: […]
Small Business BC, alongside our partners Envision Financial, is pleased to announce we’re hitting the road again this September. You’re invited to join us on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at The Evergreen Cultural Centre in Coquitlam for Build. Grow. Thrive. a day of education that connects entrepreneurs with the […]
The dog days of summer have arrived! Beat the heat and boost your small business savvy with Small Business BC’s packed calendar of August education. This month, we cover everything from social media, to business plan writing and marketing essentials for small business. Whether it’s our Talk to an […]