Business

Will your student loans be affected by increased interest rates?

Yesterday, I asked how the Bank of Canada's decision to raise interest rates would affect student loans. Terry Wong, Vice President, Treasury and FX, at Vancity Group was able to provide ...

Interest rates go up. Will it affect students?

The Bank of Canada increased its interest rate by one-quarter of a percentage point to 1 per cent today, but indicated that the rate would not be raised again without clear signs of  economic...

Paralympic silver medalist Josh Dueck high fives for WorkSafe BC Raise Your Hand

This past weekend, Paralympic silver medalist Josh Dueck spent 24 hours with no sleep and his right hand in the air to represent the WorkSafe BC Raise Your Hand. This movement empowers the province's...

BC Ferries bans Giller Prize finalist The Golden Mean because of a bare arse

It will probably surprise you that Annabel Lyon's book, The Golden Mean was banned by BC Ferries. There are no racy tidbits or derogatory sections in the book. The reason for the book ban is actually

White Spot Pirate Pak sails into VO

Highlighting White Spot donor campaign for Zajac Ranch Children's Camp, White Spot's pr team served hamburgers to VO staff.

Annalea Krebs launches Vancouver’s first ‘Green Groupon’ site

Ethical consumers wanting to purchase local green products can now do so at a bargain. Annalea Krebs, a social entrepreneur from Vancouver B.C., today announced the launch of ethicalDeal, a “Green...

Giving unemployment the boot

It’s been a long road back from addiction for Darby Norton but with the help from organizations like Working Gear Clothing Society it’s becoming easier.

Advice to new immigrants starting businesses in Canada

New immigrants face unique challenges when starting out in the Vancouver area as entrepreneurs.

Lights out after 39 years at the cannery

Due to post-9/11 security concerns, Port Metro Vancouver has not extended popular restaurant The Cannery's lease, although it allowed the operation to continue until just after the 2010 Olympics.

Businesses Face Global Climate Change Crisis

What will you do differently? This was the main focus of Globe 2010’s town hall conference this morning, where company officials and attending members had the opportunity to ask a small panel of...