Albert Van Santvoort

Driverless cars, health trends steer beer sector in new direction

While autonomous vehicles are expected to boost alcohol sales, some brewers are betting on non-alcoholic drinks

Smaller insurance brokerages lead employment growth

Average employment at B.C.’s biggest brokerages grew 25.8% since 2014

Employment at businesses owned by women up 33% since 2014

Average number of staff for the top 20 companies is now 294

The business of driving for Uber: who makes what, where (interactive map)

After hidden costs and Uber’s cut, an average driver makes US$6.96 an hour

Top bosses paid 207 times average worker’s salary

Wage disparity could hurt growth, exacerbate labour shortages, economist warns

Highest-paid executives have harder time climbing BIV list

100 top-earning executives in B.C. made $442 million in 2017

Trade shows outpace consumer shows in attendance growth

Top trade events in the province increased attendance by 9% in 2018 compared with 2017

As forestry employment falls, revenue grows

Employment at B.C.’s largest forestry companies has dropped 6% since 2014

BoC raises rates to 1.5%, second increase this year

Bank may have unrealistic growth expectations: economist

B.C.’s largest construction companies increase billing and employment

Provincial billings increased an average of 60.8% since 2013