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Join Business in Vancouver on November 8th as we present the 2017 BC CEO Awards. This year's recipients will be honoured at an awards gala dinner where each winner will share their leadership lessons to an audience of Vancouver's business community. For more information, visit biv.com/ceo
Industry Training Authority CEO Gary Herman was at Buildex Vancouver recently to head up a session on finding, training and retaining skilled workers. Herman spoke to the Journal of Commerce about the looming skills shortage in British Columbia, and said despite the recent downturn in commodities, industry will still need a large number of new skilled workers to fill the labour gap. Herman also discussed the effect of workers returning to B.C. from Alberta and how they affect the labour market, and listed employment alternatives to liquefied natural gas projects. JOC News Services
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Brian Porter, president and CEO of Scotiabank, waits to address the company's annual meeting in Calgary, Tuesday, April 12, 2016. Porter says he's concerned about the possibility of a housing market correction in Toronto and Vancouver. http://globalnews.ca/news/3278805/scotiabank-ceo-supports-government-rules-vancouver-toronto-housing-market/
Bob Dhillon, President & Chief Executive Officer of Mainstreet Equity Corp joins Bloomberg’s Pamela Ritchie for a look at why he believes Western Canada’s housing rental market will remain resilient into 2016. News Source: http://bloombergtv.ca/news/industries/finance/mainstreet-equity-ceo-vancouvers-housing-market-to-remain-hot/
Conversations That Matter features Pau Woo the CEO of HQ Vancouver on why Greater Vancouver and the Fraser Valley need to attract more Head Offices or run the risk of failing to realize our potential as a world class city. “ complacency is our biggest risk” says Woo, “people will come here because of the beauty of our landscape and the pristine environment. But unless these individuals also invest and generate economic activity and wealth, only a few, privileged few, will be able to live the kinds of lifestyles that we all would aspire to in this jurisdiction. And head offices have to be part of the solution of making this city truly livable and affordable and economically dynamic.” Woo says Vancouver is perfectly situated to attract Asian HQ’s looking to establish a North American presen...
Watch more videos at http://www.bcbusiness.ca/videos The Kiip founder offers tips for entrepreneurs and explains why he keeps coming back for GROW Get more local business insight at BC Business Online http://www.bcbusiness.ca Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/bcbusiness Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/bcbusiness
In his first speech to the Board of Trade as CEO, entitled YVR: Connections That Work, rather than inundate the crowd with pie charts and bar graphs, CEO Craig took a storytelling approach. Using four real stories to illustrate why YVR matters to the people, products and businesses of B.C. More pictures, less pie charts.
When John Furlong arrived in Canada more than thirty years ago from Ireland, a customs officer at the airport offered a warm but specific greeting: Welcome to Canada - make us better. Furlong took those inspired words to heart and within days, he was volunteering, making a contribution, doing what he felt we should all do giving a little. Helping to improve the fabric of Canadian society remains one of Furlongs steadfast personal goals. As Chief Executive Officer for the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, Furlong believes the event can be a real nation builder. All Canadians must feel these Games are theirs, says Furlong. This is not about a few of us but about all of us. A resolute believer in teamwork, he credits his leadership style ...
OnActuate Founder and CEO, Sharan Oberoi was recognized as one of the recipients in Business in Vancouver’s 2017 Top Forty under 40 category. Having demonstrated excellence in business, judgment, leadership and community contribution. Read the full media release here. https://www.onactuate.com/news-releases/business-visionary-and-founder-of-global-solutions-integrator-awarded-forty-under-40/
Lindsay Smith speaks with Greg Smith, Co-founder and CEO of Thinkific at the 2012 Vancouver Grow Conference. Greg is passionate about education, and his past experiences as a securities lawyer and teacher fuelled his desire to use technology to improve the learning and teaching experience. Thinkific is a web and mobile education company focused on delivering a truly amazing learning experience. They offer continuing education courses by partnering with established experts to produce, market and deliver highly engaging content accessible on all platforms. Currently they are focusing on creating courses for entrepreneurs, test prep and professionals.
GoviEx Uranium (TSXV: GXU) CEO Daniel Major of GoviEx Uranium explains why the company may be the first to benefit from an upswing in uranium market prices. “If you’re looking at an investment … look for the companies that can go from being a developer to a producer during the cycle. Ultimately that’s what we’re all about - mining material and not just finding it.” Daniel Major, CEO of GoviEx Uranium
Kathy Yuen is an Architectural Technologist who designs luxury dream homes across Canada. Kathy works with homeowners who want to design and build their dream home. Kathy and her team have developed a revolutionary 5-Step Planning Process to pro-actively plan a custom home project from start to finish. The process guarantees success and aims to eliminate the fear, uncertainty, and risk when clients embark on the process of designing and building their dream home. This Process has been executed with tremendous success on over 500+ client projects, and the base of ecstatic clients continue to grow exponentially across Canada. Her creative design sense and business acumen has attracted national attention over the years. Her firm’s design work has been featured in multiple luxury mag...
YWCA Metro Vancouver CEO Janet Austin was inducted into the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade's prestigious Council of Governors on April 11, 2016. In this video, business and community leaders reflect on her legacy of leadership, which has spanned dozens of community organizations in Greater Vancouver and British Columbia. Watch Janet's acceptance speech here: https://youtu.be/Z7tZB-ZQ18A
Yvon Charest, CEO of Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc., shares insights on Canada's life and health insurance industry — including its impact on the Canadian economy, its role in providing financial security to Canadians, and its main challenges — with members of The Vancouver Board of Trade. Filmed Feb. 8, 2012 by Greg Hoekstra.
http://www.kcts9.org/atm "About the Money with Josephine Cheng" Airs Fridays at 7:00 p.m. on KCTS 9. The head of Tourism Vancouver describes how the city has prepared itself for the winter Olympics and offers tips on attending the games. Advice includes how to score tickets for popular events, finding a place to stay and getting around the Vancouver and Whistler venues.