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British Columbia's only daily news show focused on business, brought to you by Business in Vancouver newspaper and biv.com. Join hosts editor-in-chief Kirk LaPointe as well as reporters Tyler Orton and Hayley Woodin as they interview Canada's business and political leaders about the pressing issues facing British Columbian businesses and industries today. Join them as they discuss real estate, technology, the resource industries and local and provincial politics.
 
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Hosts Cam Smith and Tyler Orton dodge over-sized spears while delving into the classic TOS episode The Galileo Seven. Just how important is this story to the evolution of Spock? Should Boma have become a series regular? And does snooty Commissioner Ferris contribute any value? Plus, the duo discuss Creation's upcoming 55-Year Mission convention is …
 
B.C.-based Active Impact Investments has just closed a $54-million climate tech fund. Founder and managing partner Mike Winterfield joins BIV Today to discuss the surging value of businesses focused on such technology as the globe deals with climate change. Tyler Orton hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
The second of a two-part series that explores the rise of the circular economy to make greater and more extended use of materials in the forestry and construction sectors. Paul Shorthouse, senior director at http://Delphi.ca and one of the country’s leading experts on the circular economy, joins BIV publisher and editor-in-chief Kirk LaPointe for t…
 
The first of a two-part series that explores the rise of the circular economy to make greater and more extended use of materials in the forestry and construction sectors. Paul Shorthouse, senior director at Delphi.ca and one of the country’s leading experts on the circular economy, joins BIV publisher and editor-in-chief Kirk LaPointe for the conve…
 
Tabatha Bull is the president and CEO of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business. She discusses the CCAB's Progressive Aboriginal Relations program and how businesses can foster diversity and inclusion through PAR. Chastity Davis-Alphonse, founder of Chastity Davis Consulting, joins BIV executive editor Hayley Woodin as a co-host. See omnystud…
 
Hosts Cam Smith and Tyler Orton brush up on their people skills while pondering the theoretical future career prospects for Trek's iconic senior officers. From notoriously aloof Enterprise-D engineer Geordi La Forge, to dearly departed Commander Airiam and brash new kid on the block Jack Ransom, the duo decide which characters are worthy candidates…
 
Vancouver-based software firm Galvanize made waves earlier this year when it was acquired by New York’s Diligent Corp. for US$1 billion. Long-time exec — and newly promoted CEO — Dan Zitting joins BIV Today to talk about the transition and the company’s continued growth. Tyler Orton hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
On the latest episode of BIV Today, MNP licensed insolvency trustee Linda Paul discusses the latest MNP Consumer Debt Index. Findings show that nearly half of British Columbians are doubtful they can cover upcoming expenses without additional debt, and about a third consider themselves 'house poor.' BIV executive editor Hayley Woodin hosts. See omn…
 
Jacqui Cohen, CEO of the retail chain, and Colin Bosa, CEO of the development firm, are working together to build a rental housing, retail and recreational complex to replace the flagship Army & Navy store bridging Gastown and the Downtown Eastside. Lots of work is ahead, but they talk about their vision for the project with BIV publisher and edito…
 
On this episode of EDI on BIV, Trish Mandewo, president and founder of Synergy Executive and Boards Consulting Group, discusses how to close the diversity gap on corporate and non-profit boards, and in executive leadership ranks. Chantelle Krish, a strategic advisor on advocacy, equity and communications, joins BIV executive editor Hayley Woodin as…
 
Rick Comeau, general manager of Abbotsford Centre, joins BIV Today to discuss how the arena’s first sporting event went last week as well as plans for bringing back concerts and facilitating the Abbotsford Canucks AHL team. Things will be a little different as the province still grapples with the pandemic but Comeau is optimistic that audiences are…
 
Hosts Cam Smith and Tyler Orton take a scenic trip to the Caves of Mak'ala while pitching their ideas for alien-centric franchise spin-offs. From a multi-generational Trill saga, to a Ferengi mockumentary and an Andorian Imperial Guard showcase, the duo delve into what makes each species special and how they could support their own ongoing series. …
 
On this episode of BIV Today, BDO Canada's leader of forensic commercial insurance services Chetan Sehgal discusses the insurance impact of wildfires and other climate-related events. He shares what companies can do to ensure they are covered and prepared for when an event impacts their business. BIV executive editor Hayley Woodin hosts. See omnyst…
 
Polls indicate the Tory national leader has an uphill climb to win an election expected within weeks. He discusses his public image, the main issues, his opponent, and what he has learned about himself in leading the party. He is in conversation with BIV publisher and editor-in-chief Kirk LaPointe. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informatio…
 
Hosts Cam Smith and Tyler Orton cake on old age makeup while delving into Star Trek's rocky history of ripping itself off. From Pulaski's Deadly Years redux, to Into Darkness' recycled Wrath of Khan highlights and Endgame's over-reliance on All Good Things... copycatting, the duo debate why, in a franchise well known for revisiting tropes, these gl…
 
Join BIV and 10 prominent Indigenous leaders for a live virtual discussion on economic reconciliation. The event marks National Indigenous Peoples Day and celebrates the launch of BIV's inaugural Indigenous business magazine, Mákook pi Sélim. Hear directly from 10 business leaders, advocates and community builders as they each lay out their vision …
 
Jamie Millar-Dixon is an inclusive workforce consultant with BC Partners in Workforce Innovation. She dispels some of the myths that exist around hiring people with disabilities, and covers the economic benefits of building a team that embrace diverse abilities. Vivian Chan, co-chair of Vancouver Startup Week and director of national operations at …
 
Hosts Cam Smith and Tyler Orton are going where their hearts will take them this week as they revisit and rank Enterprise's four seasons! From the promising launch of the NX-01, to the Xindi War and mini-arc filled final year, the show seemed to be in a constant state of evolution. So tune in, grab a bag of movie night popcorn, and discover precise…
 
LGBT+ businesses face discrimination in Canada, even in the big cities. A recent Deloitte study for Canada’s LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce chronicles the challenges that remain. Darrell Schuurman, the chamber’s CEO, discusses the findings with BIV publisher and editor-in-chief Kirk LaPointe. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Michael Lee, the Vancouver-Langara MLA, surprised many in finishing second in the 2018 BC Liberal leadership race as a rookie politician. He hopes to build on that finish in securing the job in his second leadership run. He discusses his ideas and values with BIV publisher and editor-in-chief Kirk LaPointe. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy i…
 
Hosts Cam Smith and Tyler Orton, along with special guest Waylon Snedker, game developer of Odd Realm, don giant chess piece costumes and explore what worked and what didn't in the inaugural season of Trek's first animated comedy. In addition to tackling characters, in-jokes and S2 teases, they also review the special features on the new Blu-ray re…
 
Join BIV and 10 prominent Indigenous leaders for a live virtual discussion on economic reconciliation. The event marks National Indigenous Peoples Day and celebrates the launch of BIV's inaugural Indigenous business magazine, Mákook pi Sélim. Hear directly from 10 business leaders, advocates and community builders as they each lay out their vision …
 
BIV's Indigenous Business Leadership Series features conversations about Indigenous engagement, reconciliation and entrepreneurship. In this episode, former Tsawwassen First Nation Chief Kim Baird – consultant, board director and chancellor of Kwantlen Polytechnic University – discusses leadership, economic development, politics and education. Chas…
 
BIV's Indigenous Business Leadership Series features conversations about Indigenous engagement, reconciliation and entrepreneurship. In this episode, Haisla Nation Chief Councillor Crystal Smith discusses economic development, and her growth and achievements in politics. Chastity Davis-Alphonse, founder of Chastity Davis Consulting, joins BIV execu…
 
BIV's Indigenous Business Leadership Series features conversations about Indigenous engagement, reconciliation and entrepreneurship. In this episode, sponsored by GCT Canada, serial entrepreneur Steven Stark – owner and CEO of Tsawwassen Shuttlers Inc. (TSI) – discusses his journey in entrepreneurship and resiliency in business. Chastity Davis-Alph…
 
BIV's Indigenous Business Leadership Series features conversations about Indigenous engagement, reconciliation and entrepreneurship. In this episode, sponsored by FortisBC, Roger Dall'Antonia – president and CEO of FortisBC – discusses the company's work with Indigenous communities and work on its Progressive Aboriginal Relations certification. Cha…
 
Hosts Cam Smith and Tyler Orton, along with special guest Patrick Johnston, sail down the river Temarc in order to engage with one of TNG's most popular and acclaimed episodes, Darmok. What makes this hour of television so special? Does it still hold up? And how do we feel about the Picardigan? Plus, the trio discuss Prodigy news and the latest Sta…
 
In the third of three parts examining the PwC annual CEO survey on their perspectives and practices, the CEO of Vancity Savings Credit Union, Christine Bergeron, and Mike Harris, Chair of the Board of PwC Canada, and its National ESG and Net Zero Leader and BC Region Risk Leader look at the role for CEOs to catch up to the climate change challenge …
 
It's Pride month. Colin Druhan, executive director with Pride at Work Canada, discusses the organization's workplace audit, which allows Canadian employers to assess how they support and include LGBTQ2+ professionals. He also discusses the barriers to employment and advancement faced by members of the LGBTQ2+ community. Chantelle Krish, director of…
 
In the second of three parts examining the PwC annual CEO survey on their perspectives and practices, the CEO of WELL Health, Hamed Shahbazi, and the PwC BC Cyber Security Leader Alvin Madar, look at the rise of cybersecurity concerns in the new digital world that features extensive remote work. They are in conversation with BIV publisher and edito…
 
In the first of three parts examining the PwC annual CEO survey on their perspectives and practices, the CEO of YVR airport, Tamara Vrooman, and PwC partner & BC Assurance Leader Kate Furber discuss the optimism and opportunities for business leaders about growth and their workforce strategies. They are in conversation with BIV publisher and editor…
 
Hosts Cam Smith and Tyler Orton demand jazz music on the bridge while gauging the current health level of the Star Trek franchise. From second seasons of Lower Decks and Picard, to new upcoming shows and the rebirth of the fan convention scene, the duo gaze into their crystal balls and ponder what the future may hold. Right-click to download. Read …
 
Greater Vancouver Board of Trade president and CEO Bridgitte Anderson joins EDI on BIV to discuss the board’s work on diversity and inclusion. Wyle Baoween, CEO of HRx and a member of the GVBOT’s Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Council, joins BIV executive editor Hayley Woodin as a co-host. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Well Health Technologies' acquisition spree has seen the Vancouver-based provider of digital-health services take over more than 20 companies. It just added yet another company to its roster this week through a $206-million acquisition. CEO Hamed Shahbazie joins BIV Today to discuss the company's growth and the rapid transformation of the healthcar…
 
Hosts Cam Smith and Tyler Orton stage an impromptu trombone recital in honour of Mr. Jonathan Frakes as they debate whether he's become Trek's top representative! From his iconic work as William T. Riker, to film and series directing gigs and memorable convention appearances, the duo analyze all the wonderful contributions Frakes has made to the fr…
 
Remote work expert Shauna Moran, the founder of Operate Remote, joins BIV Today to discuss how employers can prepare for the new normal of hybrid and remote working as mass vaccinations make it safer to return to the office. Tyler Orton hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.By Business In Vancouver
 
If we know better, we act better. Kory Wilson, executive director of Indigenous initiatives and partnerships at BCIT, discusses truth and reconciliation after the remains of 215 children were discovered at a former residential school in B.C. BIV executive editor Hayley Woodin hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Originally a six-week project, Mediate BC's Quarantine Conflict Resolution Service has been helping parents, roommates, tenants, employees and business owners resolve disputes for over a year. Sharon Sutherland, director of strategic innovation with Mediate BC, and Amanda Semenoff, civil mediator and QCRS project manager, join BIV executive editor …
 
Hosts Cam Smith and Tyler Orton set their sights on home while attempting the impossible task of compiling the definitive ranked list of Voyager seasons. From the early days of Kes and the medical bay-confined Doctor, to the arrival of the Borg and controversial journey's end, there's no shortage of milestones to consider. So set your holodecks to …
 
Catherine Roome is the CEO of Technical Safety BC, the independent organization overseeing the installation and operation of technical systems and equipment across the province. She joins BIV Today to break down how her organization had to implement everything from remote inspections to digital design registrations amid the pandemic. The end result…
 
Glen Hodgson, fellow-in-residence at the C.D. Howe Institute, discusses how Canadian Crown corporations could be governed more optimally. He shares insights from his new report, Finding Jewels Among the Crowns: Optimal Governance Principles for Canada’s State-Owned Enterprises. BIV executive editor Hayley Woodin hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener f…
 
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