Business

Kelowna Might Become Our Very Own Silicon Valley

Kelowna Might Become Our Very Own Silicon Valley

Rising rents are driving big-money tech firms out of Vancouver—and straight to the Okanagan.

Is Traditional Retail Dead?

Is Traditional Retail Dead?

How Vancouver companies are thriving in a global market that no longer distinguishes between online and off.

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Why Are There So Many Empty Stores on Our Biggest Shopping Streets?

Why Are There So Many Empty Stores on Our Biggest Shopping Streets?

Our City Informer elaborates on the current retail real estate crisis.

Do ‘Toddler Tutoring’ Programs Do More Harm Than Good?

Do ‘Toddler Tutoring’ Programs Do More Harm Than Good?

Teaching kids to read and write before they're fully out of diapers is big business—and a growing trend—but it may not be what's best for them.

Cool Workspace: Quietly’s Converted Two-Storey Apartment

Cool Workspace: Quietly’s Converted Two-Storey Apartment

This Gastown office gives the phrase "work from home" another meaning.

Month-to-Month Special: What’s Up with Money Shame?

Month-to-Month Special: What’s Up with Money Shame?

Whether your paycheque is high, low or right in the middle, many of us feel sheepish about what we earn. An expert tells us why.

You Still Can’t Get a Ride from Uber in Vancouver, But You Can Get Ice Cream

You Still Can’t Get a Ride from Uber in Vancouver, But You Can Get Ice Cream

The controversial ride-sharing startup wants to win us over with frozen treats.

Cool Workspace: Rennie Group’s Remodelled Chinatown Office

Cool Workspace: Rennie Group’s Remodelled Chinatown Office

See how a heritage space became home to a bustling real estate marketing and brokerage firm.