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Technology to the rescue of worker-starved restaurant sector

Bill payments and meal ordering via smartphone easing need for servers

Referendum on electoral reform is bound to end badly for B.C.

The municipal campaign was truly draining and frustrating to watch: too many choices, too many new people to assess, too little time to sort it through. Now, with a dozen rookie mayors and hundreds...

B.C. inflation rate eases to 2.5% in September

Despite unexpected national slowdown, TD economist says latest numbers won't affect central bank's decision-making

Vancouver’s Telus to make record-setting $120m donation to charity

Telecom giant says it's the largest donation made by a publicly traded company in Canada

Feeding Growth cultivating connections

UBC workshop helping seed success for food-sector startups

Insights aimed at encouraging entrepreneurial women

VPL offers selection of success stories and resources during Women’s Small Business Month

Smaller national and/or global companies outpacing their larger counterparts in growth

The larger national and/or global companies in British Columbia on Business in Vancouver’s Top 100 National and/or Global Companies operating in B.C list (pages 22, 24, 26, 27 and 28) have scaled...

BC Green Party agrees to ‘compromise’ with NDP on speculation tax changes

The B.C. Green Party, which has been vocally opposed to the NDP’s speculation tax, has reluctantly agreed to support the legislation after three changes are made, the parties announced October...

What are we reading? October 18, 2018

Each week, BIV staff will share with you some of the interesting stories we have found from around the web.   Kirk LaPointe, editor-in-chief: Want to know a little bit about Jeff Bezos’ secret...

Largest Vancouver cruise season since 2010 ends October 19

Expectation is for more than 900,000 passengers to have visited Vancouver on 243 ships

BC Ferries to start accepting debit cards on some sailings

BC Ferries is accepting debit cards on its Swartz Bay to Tsawwassen vessels. The corporation has started a two-month test of debit cards, beginning with the Spirit of British Columbia on Wednesday...

First-time homebuyers stretching to the max: CMHC

The vast majority (85 per cent) of first-time buyers are spending the maximum they can possibly afford on their first home purchase, reveals a Canada Housing and Mortgage Corporation (CMHC) survey...