How to Set the Right Example for Young Workers

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 […]

The Best Business Books for Starting a Business

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: […]

Prepared BC: Emergency Plan for Small Businesses

This resource is designed to help small business owners plan and prepare for emergencies that could interrupt operations. Use this template as a starting point and add to it as needed. One simple step today can make a difference in how effectively your business responds to and recovers from a disaster.

Canada Business App Provides Easy Access to Government Services

As part of their continuing efforts to help small business owners, the Government of Canada has announced the launch of the Canada Business App. Available for Apple and Android devices, the Canada Business App allows small- and medium-sized businesses to easily navigate government services, receive recommendations tailored to their business, […]

New Transparency Obligations Affect Canadian Business

Have you heard? Big changes have come to the information collection and disclosure obligations of federal companies and their shareholders, and similar obligations will soon be imposed respecting British Columbia companies too.  If you are director, officer, or shareholder of a Canadian corporation, you’ll want to read this. On June […]

Government Announces Canadian Experiences Fund

During the unveiling of Budget 2019, The Government of Canada announced the Canadian Experiences Fund (CEF), a national program geared toward supporting communities across our country as they create, improve or enhance tourism products, facilities and experiences. How it Works The Canadian Experiences Fund is delivered in British Columbia by […]

Canada Post Announces GROW Burnaby Event

In a recently released report, Canada Post revealed the average number of online purchases made by Canadians increased 58 per cent between 2016 and 2018. Is your business ready to take advantage of this rapidly growing shift to online? Learn the strategies and tips you need to succeed at […]