Chuck Chiang

Trilingual multimedia journalist for print/online/radio/video. Specializes in Asia-Pacific relations with Western Canada.

The economics of immigration: A boon for B.C. with support in place

Record numbers of newcomers to Canada mean busy support services, accommodation concerns and big questions about the future

Hockey’s Connor Bedard: The buzz, business and benefits

How Vancouver’s homegrown superstar could have a local impact | Submitted

Canada to make splash in Asia with largest conference of its kind in Singapore

Canada is re-launching its post-COVID engagement with Asia with a bang – with the largest-scale conference of its kind for decades, slated for Singapore in February. Dubbed the “Canada-in-Asia”...

Analyst: Infrastructure investment initiatives missing in BC NDP trade plan

New trade direction for the province under Premier David Eby is short on supply chain improvement details, analyst says

B.C.'s 2023 trade objectives: More diverse, more leading with social responsibility

In the post-COVID era, B.C. saw its trade policy shift substantially, not only towards diversification but also using social/environmental sustainability as a key selling point. New Jobs, Economic...

Falcon takes aim at NDP handling of Massey Tunnel, business environment

In his first major interview in 2023, BC Liberals leader Kevin Falcon is setting his sights squarely on Premier David Eby’s NDP government for doing far too little – economically, politically and on...

Amazon's massive layoffs may have silver lining for Vancouver startups

The news that Amazon has expanded global layoffs from 10,000 to 18,000 jobs in the last two months is indicative of the challenging environment facing the tech sector, Vancouver industry officials...

Canada’s Asian engagement sharpens regional security focus

Japan, South Korea facing challenges as Canada’s Indo-Pacific stance highlights region

Inflation, labour woes continue to weigh on minds of Metro Vancouver businesses

Inflation and its direct side effects continue to drive concern among Greater Vancouver businesses about the coming year, a new survey reveals. According to the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade and...

Port of Vancouver testing first renewable diesel vessel to kick-start net-zero emissions initiative

The Port of Vancouver has begun testing the first 100 per cent renewable diesel vessel in its daily operations in hopes of accelerating progress toward its goal of becoming a net-zero emissions port...