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What B.C. Employers Need to Know About Paid Sick Leave

As of January 1, 2022, employees in B.C. whose employment is governed by the B.C. Employment Standards Act became entitled to a minimum of five paid sick days per calendar year. In addition to being aware of this entitlement, there are a few further points that employers should know.

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One-to-one with Wyle Baoween

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 Wyle Baoween, CEO and Co-founder of HRx. 

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Vaccine mandates in the workplace: What employers need to know

The pandemic landscape in British Columbia is constantly evolving. There are now mandatory vaccination requirements being implemented by governments of various levels for certain industries and sectors. While COVID-19 cases have recently started to fall, ...
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Community rallies to support victims of flooding in B.C.

Widespread damage from flooding across British Columbia has prompted an outpouring of support for residents impacted by the disaster. Greater Vancouver Board of Trade members have already donated more than $3 million in aid funding to organizations like the Canadian Red Cross, the BCSPCA and food banks across the province as displaced residents wait for the water to recede.

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One-to-one with Prem Gill

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 Prem Gill, CEO of Creative BC.

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Future uncertain for events sector amid ongoing labour shortage

The COVID-19 pandemic impacted the entire B.C. business community, but the arts, entertainment and events sectors have been especially hard hit. From reduced capacity at live events to labour shortages, those working in the sector are facing a host of challenges that have left them uncertain about the future.

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Lived experience drives new DLC co-chairs motivation to create change

The Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Council (DLC) was developed at the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade in 2020 as an evolution of the Women's Leadership Council, in recognition of the need to create a broader understanding of what constitutes a diverse and inclusive workplace. The council meets regularly to discuss ways to further this goal through training programs, advocacy and representation. 

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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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