Monthly Archives: December 2017

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Young People Unprepared for Technological Skills Revolution

Educating young people for jobs requiring technology is not keeping pace with the explosion of skills required. Canada is on the brink of a skills revolution with fully half of jobs requiring new skills and another quarter heavily disrupted by technology according to RBC Economics. But young people aren’t being properly educated to embrace that [...]

By | December 18th, 2017|News & Updates|Comments Off on Young People Unprepared for Technological Skills Revolution

5 Mistakes Every Entrepreneur Should Make

Entrepreneurs always hear about mistakes to avoid but what about the mistakes they should make? The founder of 1-800-Got-Junk says there are 5 entrepreneur mistakes every business owner should make.Brian Scudamore says these mistakes are part of the entrepreneurial journey and should be embraced as the best learning experiences for entrepreneur mistakes. These mistakes include; [...]

By | December 16th, 2017|News & Updates|Comments Off on 5 Mistakes Every Entrepreneur Should Make

Globe and Mail gives B.C. News a Prominent Place

Canada’s national newspaper has re-committed itself to giving B.C. news a prominent place amid the rest of the award winning journalism. That place, in the A section, means the Globe’s commitment to coverage in the West is long standing. Amidst news of the fentanyl crisis, real estate prices, the spreading impact of marijuana legalization and [...]

By | December 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Globe and Mail gives B.C. News a Prominent Place

Will U.S. Inflation Affect Canada’s Economy?

U.S. inflation caused the economy to grow by 3.3% over the summer – it’s third fastest pace since the third quarter of 2014. The growth rate is slightly exaggerated by inventories of goods yet to be sold, which contributed 0.8 per cent to the third-quarter Gross Domestic Product, GDP, growth which is up from the [...]

By | December 6th, 2017|News & Updates|Comments Off on Will U.S. Inflation Affect Canada’s Economy?

Does Open Banking Benefit Your Business?

Banking is moving to a new ‘uber’ type method that allows bank data to be shared yet still protect consumers personal information against growing cyber-attacks. Major investments are being planned in open banking by 2020. This would grant third parties, such as financial technology startups, access to bank data to develop apps. Open banking would [...]

By | December 4th, 2017|News & Updates|Comments Off on Does Open Banking Benefit Your Business?