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The pressing need for more coders, software developers and tech-savvy individuals in the workforce is well-documented. As more and more jobs push the need for technical knowledge, the public at large is scrambling to snag those roles in pursuit of a well-paying, long-term career in an ever-growing field. That said, breaking into the space can be daunting for total newbies. The cliche advice [...]

21 October 2017

3 Frightening Things in Sellers' Homes That Can Scare Buyers Silly

Having a beautiful home in an exquisite environment is not a most suitable reason for buyers to show interest, it could contain an item or two that happens to scare the pants off anyone who walks through your door. That might not really be an issue if you don't like guests, but it could very well be a big problem if you're trying to sell your place! The raw truth is that it doesn't take much [...]

18 October 2017

What To Know To Become a Video Game Composer

Video games are big business throughout the world and a key part of the entertainment industry. There are career opportunities within the video game world if you know where to look. If you’re interested in music a great option is to work toward becoming a video game composer, but what should you know about this career? Unless you’re a diehard video game lover, you may not have even noti [...]

18 October 2017

5 Small Office Renovations to Transform the Tone of Your Employees’ Workspaces

Could the layout of an office be killing your company’s mood and productivity? The design, layout and decoration of any given workplace are about much more than aesthetics, after all. As noted by Gallup’s 2017 statistics on employee engagement, it’s seemingly small and overlooked aspects of an office that has the biggest impact on morale. Office managers and CEOs can ignore such deta [...]

11 October 2017

Four Methods for Choosing the Right Stocks

There are about 2,800 stocks listed on the New York Stock Exchange and more than 3,000 stocks listed on the NASDAQ. There are thousands of other stocks listed on foreign exchanges, or not listed at all, but instead traded Over-the-Counter (OTC). With so many choices, it can be hard to pick the right stocks. Fortunately, we are going to go over four methods you can use to select stocks. Whether yo [...]

10 October 2017

Douglas Todd: Is China bursting Vancouver’s housing bubble?

The author of Millionaire Migrants was one the first to provide evidence that the foreign real-estate dreams of China’s wealthy have arguably had more impact than anything on Metro Vancouver’s housing unaffordability.UBC geographer David Ley, along with SFU’s Wu Qiyan, told me early this year the city’s real-estate bubble would be punctured when leaders of the People’s Republic [...]

07 October 2017

'Not a Ponzi scheme': Vancouver tech company president defends himself

A Vancouver tech company owner, accused of bilking investors and employees, says his firm is not a Ponzi scheme and he will continue to seek new funding, "despite current difficulties."Yian "Ethan" Sun, president of Istuary Innovation Labs Ltd., posted an open letter on the company's website Wednesday in response to allegations that, among other things, he misappropriated investors' [...]

07 October 2017

SAVE THE DATE: 3rd VanFUNDING 2017 Fintech Forum and Premiere Hackathon Scheduled at Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue (NOV 28 Vancouver)

VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / October 5, 2017 / In less than two months, the National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA) will be hosting the 3rd annual VanFUNDING 2017, an immersive full day financial innovation forum and premier hackathon on Nov 28 in downtown Vancouver at SFU's Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue.VanFUNDING 2017 is the leading West Coast conference dedicated [...]

06 October 2017

Canada suffering from chronic access-to-information obfuscation

The Washington Post’s recently minted slogan, “Democracy Dies In Darkness,” arises from a long-ago U.S. court ruling on free-speech rights.But we in Canada can heed its message, too. In an important but little noticed way, we are in that same darkness. Our rights to know about our government’s activities are thwarted.This is not a matter of partisan politics or ideology: no matter the [...]

06 October 2017

Furry Creek golf course sold to Chinese company

The Furry Creek Golf and Country Club is being sold to a Chinese company, Fine Peace Holdings.“They have considerable experience in the development of resort-oriented residential communities in China, golf course communities,” said Michael Geller, a property developer who is consulting with Fine Peace.“Their intention here is to significantly upgrade the golf course and clubhouse, [...]

04 October 2017

Business in Vancouver 19: Suck it up, Gabriola

Vancouver's film and TV industry is bursting at the seams, which means productions are moving to Victoria and the Okanagan Valley -- as long as they can find the crews which are being poached by Vancouver.Pavco is being forced to release the real numbers for ticket sales of Whitecaps and B.C. Lions games, while Gabriola Islanders don't want freighters anchoring off their pristine shores.And as Tyl [...]

04 October 2017

Celebrating Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival with a feast of king crab, duck, taro, and mooncake

While many families are getting ready this week for a turkey feast to celebrate Thanksgiving, members of Vancouver’s Chinese community will be marking the Mid-Autumn Festival.The second grandest festival in China after Chinese New Year, it takes place on the 15th day of the eighth month in the lunar calendar during a full moon. This year, the Mid-Autumn Festival falls on Wednesday (October [...]

03 October 2017

Vancouver’s RYU to open in Brooklyn

Vancouver athletics and leisurewear seller RYU Apparel Inc. (TSX Venture: RYU) plans to open a store in Brooklyn, New York early next year in an opening that would mark the brand’s sixth store.RYU, which stands for Respect Your Universe, opened its fourth store, at 361 Queen Street, in Toronto, on September 25. It plans to open its fifth store, at Metropolis at Metrotown on October 14 or October [...]

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