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Small businesses take B.C. brand to Shanghai

Small businesses take B.C. brand to Shanghai

Despite growing uncertainty over the future of Canada-China trade, interest from B.C.
Telus, Bell beat out Rogers for best mobile video experience: report

Telus, Bell beat out Rogers for best mobile video experience: report

Canadians obsessed with devouring YouTube clips and Instagram videos over their phones may wish to consider who’s providing them wireless services. Bell Mobility Inc.
Tech leaders aim to inspire women at Richmond luncheon

Tech leaders aim to inspire women at Richmond luncheon

The Richmond Chamber of Commerce is hosting its third annual women in leadership luncheon featuring three heads of Metro Vancouver tech firms.
US-China trade war impacts Richmond businesses

US-China trade war impacts Richmond businesses

Prices of Made-in-China products may increase, says wholesale giant
Feds throw tight lid over cannabis advertising

Feds throw tight lid over cannabis advertising

Producers prohibited from glamorizing lifestyle or claiming health benefits
Canadian ginseng growers take aim at Asian counterfeits

Canadian ginseng growers take aim at Asian counterfeits

Canada is the world’s largest producer of North American ginseng – the medicinal herb root that’s ubiquitous in global Chinese health-food circles – but while exports have made up the bulk of the business, growers want to reclaim one of the largest A
Technology to the rescue of worker-starved restaurant sector

Technology to the rescue of worker-starved restaurant sector

Bill payments and meal ordering via smartphone easing need for servers
IKEA ‘TaskRabbit’ coming to Richmond to assemble your furniture

IKEA ‘TaskRabbit’ coming to Richmond to assemble your furniture

This November, IKEA Richmond is gearing up to welcome a new furniture assembly service or shoppers throughout the Lower Mainland. The TaskRabbit service launched in Ontario on Thursday and is expected to be rolled out in Metro Vancouver next month.
Canada urged to seek sectoral trade deals with China

Canada urged to seek sectoral trade deals with China

Canada should pursue deals that focus on specific industries such as agriculture and energy in expanding its business links with China in light of the perceived “U.S. veto” clause in the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) trade pact.
Small Business Week 2018 zeroes in on digital transformation

Small Business Week 2018 zeroes in on digital transformation

BDC Small Business Week 2018 will focus on the importance, for Canada’s small and medium enterprises, of adopting new technologies and implementing digital change to boost growth.