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COVID, Crisis and Collaboration
– My First Year as CEO
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One-to-one with Stephen Gaskin

Welcome to the latest installment of Q&A, our regular series of one-to-ones with some of Greater Vancouver's leading business figures.

Our subject this week is Stephen Gaskin, Scotiabank Senior Vice President, BC & Yukon Region

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Canadian governments and corporations tap into green trade financing to create a more sustainable world after COVID-19

Canada is embracing green trade financing as it looks to recover from the global pandemic and new funding instruments will help support sustainable economic growth.

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One-to-one with Hillina Ghulam Nabi

Welcome to the latest installment of Q&A, our regular series of one-to-ones with some of Greater Vancouver's leading business figures.

Our subject this week is Hillina Ghulam Nabi, Founder and CEO of Kids Innovative. 

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Remote work is here to stay

Remote work is now part of the competitive landscape and its impact on employers and employees shouldn't be underestimated. It is being factored into employees' job searches and employers' recruitment efforts.
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One-to-one with Jennifer Cudlipp

Welcome to the latest installment of Q&A, our regular series of one-to-ones with some of Greater Vancouver's leading business figures.

Our subject this week is Jennifer Cudlipp, Senior Vice President at LifeLabs in British Columbia. Jennifer is also the President of Excelleris Technologies. 

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Free-trade zones offer opportunity to build economic resilience

A robust economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic will require that all levels of government use the full range of tools at their disposal for stimulating economic activity, increasing domestic production capacity and leveraging Vancouver's role as a gateway to the world. 

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One-to-one with John Bromley

Welcome to the latest installment of Q&A, our regular series of one-to-ones with some of Greater Vancouver's leading business figures.

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Ensuring Optimal Retention When Creating an Inclusive Culture

An inclusive workplace produces better services, higher quality product, and higher profit margins.
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One-to-one with Natali Altshuler

Welcome to the latest installment of Q&A, our regular series of one-to-ones with some of Greater Vancouver's leading business figures.

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Board of Trade Members Support B.C. Vaccination Program

Greater Vancouver Board of Trade members continue to make a difference in the fight against COVID-19.

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Inaugural Business Reinvention Awards

The GVBOT was thrilled to recognize five outstanding local businesses who were recipients of our inaugural Business Reinvention Awards run by our Scale-up Centre for SMEs to celebrate innovative businesses and organizations that have reinvented, adapted and shown exceptional resilience in the face of challenge and barriers.

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One-to-one with Kirsten Sutton

Welcome to the latest installment of Q&A, our regular series of one-to-ones with some of Greater Vancouver's leading business figures.

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One-to-one with Jean-Philippe Menard

Welcome to the latest installment of Q&A, our regular series of one-to-ones with some of Greater Vancouver's leading business figures.

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Region in Review – Counting the cost of 2020 to Greater Vancouver businesses

Greater Vancouver Board of Trade President & CEO Bridgitte Anderson examines the findings released in our annual Region in Review report.

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Businesses skating on thin ice

Evi Mustel, Principal of Mustel Group looks at the impact that COVID-19 has had on Greater Vancouver businesses.  Despite some positive economic news being reported for B.C., many Greater Vancouver businesses are on thin ice and worried about how the...
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Economic Outlook: Rough seas ahead, but smooth sailing still on the horizon

Jean-François Perrault, SVP & Chief Economist at Scotiabank, looks at the economic outlook in the wake of COVID 19.

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32nd annual Economic Outlook Forum to examine the year ahead for businesses.

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it unprecedented challenges for businesses. Since February, more than 5,500 companies in Greater Vancouver have been forced to shut their doors as a result of the virus, and according to our research, many more (26%) fear they will not survive another year if economic conditions do not improve.  

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One-to-one with David Garofalo

Welcome to the latest installment of Q&A, our regular series of one-to-ones with some of Greater Vancouver's leading business figures.  

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COVID, Crisis and Collaboration – My First Year as CEO

Greater Vancouver Board of Trade President & CEO Bridgitte Anderson reflects on her first year at the helm.

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Since its inception in 1887, the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade has been recognized as Western Canada's leading business association, engaging members to impact public policy at all levels of government and to succeed and prosper in the global economy. 

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