Women in business: Reimagining work-life balance

The ever-elusive work-life balance. Is it achievable? Or is it a myth? The answer depends on whom you ask. Some people feel it can never be achieved because work and life are one and the same. They...

For the record, February 20, 2018

Education Nelson Chan, Lydia Hwitsum and Lori Simcox have been appointed, by the provincial government, to Royal Roads University’s board of governors. Chan is chief financial officer for the...

For the record, February 13, 2018

Finance Alteri Insurance has announced its board of directors: Colin Brown (chair), founder, Canadian Direct Insurance; Cody Green, founder and CEO, Canada Drives; Joel Abramson, CEO, Fully Managed;...

For the record, February 6, 2018

Finance Mike Bannerman has been named a partner at Presley & Partners, an accounting and business advisory firm on Vancouver Island. Bannerman has been with the firm since January...

Infographic: Are you ready for retirement?

Check out BIV's top tips for navigating retirement in our new infographic at biv.com/navigating!

Aging, medicine and marijuana

The list of ailments that can supposedly be treated by marijuana is endless: everything from carpal tunnel syndrome and insomnia to Crohn’s disease and arthritis, even cancer Dr. M-J Milloy, a...

Educating elders on financial abuse

It often begins with verbal or emotional abuse, and requests for money. Historically, it’s an adult son or grandson, dependent on his parents or grandparents, who takes unfair advantage of vulnerable...

One-third of employees report suffering from ‘extreme levels of stress’: survey

Stress levels in the workplace are inching upward for Canadians, according to survey results from Morneau Shepell. Research from the human resources consulting firm reveals 34% of employees and 40%...

For the record, January 30, 2018

Education Joanne MacLean has been appointed president and vice-chancellor of the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV); she is the first woman to hold the title in a non-interim role. MacLean is...

Mergers and acquisitions a key factor in increasing the number of B.C. employees at top security firms

Consolidation has increased staff at some of British Columbia’s largest security companies more than 50% since 2014. Over the last year, two of the province’s largest security companies, Paladin...