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'Blind to women's realities': Uber and Doordash put workers at risk, find B.C. researchers

'Blind to women's realities': Uber and Doordash put workers at risk, find B.C. researchers

Gig-working apps like Uber and Doordash fail to acknowledge the realities of women workers' experiences, thus putting them at personal and financial risk, according to new study.
Video Cat purrfecting online sales strategy in battle against streaming giants

Video Cat purrfecting online sales strategy in battle against streaming giants

Vancouver video rental store shifting business model to keep up with changing viewing habits
Optical store's struggles bring Vancouver small-business challenges into focus

Optical store's struggles bring Vancouver small-business challenges into focus

Vandalism, red tape, inflation, online competition among hurdles facing local entrepreneurs
Parking among Vancouver small-business owners' concerns

Parking among Vancouver small-business owners' concerns

Like many stores on Davie Street, Tran's has not eluded vandalism.
As restrictions ease, North Shore business is roaring back to life

As restrictions ease, North Shore business is roaring back to life

Two years of the COVID-19 pandemic put the brakes on many commercial ventures. But now lease space is being snapped up again as North Vancouver businesses enjoy a resurgence.
Beaver waddles by to check out new West Vancouver café

Beaver waddles by to check out new West Vancouver café

The Isetta Café Bistro is set to open May 2 in an iconic commercial space known for its unique West Coast design.
Supply chain pain may last past summer for B.C.’s car dealers

Supply chain pain may last past summer for B.C.’s car dealers

Number of new cars available to dealerships in the province hits record low
Twitter argues it’s ‘not a publisher’ in B.C. billionaire Frank Giustra defamation case

Twitter argues it’s ‘not a publisher’ in B.C. billionaire Frank Giustra defamation case

Some allegedly defamatory tweets either ‘incoherent’ or ‘made in jest,’ according to response filed in B.C. courts
B.C. to spend up to $5 million to support tourism events

B.C. to spend up to $5 million to support tourism events

Application process launched today for events that take place after September
Why higher prices are likely for flights, hotels and restaurants

Why higher prices are likely for flights, hotels and restaurants

Tourism sector readies for best summer in years