Chuck Chiang

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

Vancouver businesses beg for red-tape relief

Regulatory roadblocks, weaponized tax regime, lack of communication cited as biggest problems for local entrepreneurs

Park Royal leans on diverse store mix during pandemic

 Mall’s greater “depth of field,” out-of-area customers helped it overcome COVID-19 challenges

Canada’s China trade equation increasingly complex

Balancing economic gains and geopolitical realities will become harder for Canada: expert

Supply chain pain may last past summer for B.C.’s car dealers

Number of new cars available to dealerships in the province hits record low

B.C. advised to develop tailor-made hydrogen plan

Adoption of greener fuel option needs to be based on a solid business case, observer says

CMHC: No affordability relief in sight for Vancouver housing in 2022

Moderating growth in prices, sales, housing starts and rentals outmatched by demand, lack of inventory and construction costs

Uncertainty clouds future of the hydrogen economy

Korea-Canada forum highlights divisions in B.C., Alberta visions for growing sector

Feds announce doubling of funding to union-operated skilled trade training programs

Ottawa says moves to fund union training programs, loosen temporary foreign workers restrictions complement each other in addressing labour shortage

B.C. welcomes back its outdoor events economy

City of Vancouver’s top cultural festivals rejoice – cautiously – as crowds slated to return this summer

Data points to pandemic’s long-term emotional impact

Post-pandemic mental health needs to be continuously monitored in the workplace: advocate