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British Columbia's only daily news show focused on business, brought to you by Business in Vancouver newspaper and biv.com. Join hosts editor-in-chief Kirk LaPointe as well as reporters Tyler Orton and Hayley Woodin as they interview Canada's business and political leaders about the pressing issues facing British Columbian businesses and industries today. Join them as they discuss real estate, technology, the resource industries and local and provincial politics.

BIV Today Business In Vancouver

    • Entrepreneurship
    • 4.6 • 12 Ratings

British Columbia's only daily news show focused on business, brought to you by Business in Vancouver newspaper and biv.com. Join hosts editor-in-chief Kirk LaPointe as well as reporters Tyler Orton and Hayley Woodin as they interview Canada's business and political leaders about the pressing issues facing British Columbian businesses and industries today. Join them as they discuss real estate, technology, the resource industries and local and provincial politics.

    The first federal budget in two years

    The first federal budget in two years

    The federal Liberals unveiled Ottawa’s first budget in more than two years on Monday. Benjamin Bergen, executive director of the Council of Canadian Innovators, joins BIV Today to unpack what it potentially means for the country’s high-tech economy. Tyler Orton hosts.

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    • 15 min
    5G takes flight in Vancouver

    5G takes flight in Vancouver

    Philip Reece is the president and CEO of InDro Robotics, the B.C. company best known for its advancements in drone technology. The firm has embarked on a new journey this month — one that will be tapping 5G in unique ways. Tyler Orton hosts. 

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    • 13 min
    Arts Umbrella's transformative future

    Arts Umbrella's transformative future

    On this episode, Arts Umbrella president and CEO Paul Larocque discusses the opening of the organization's new 50,000 square-foot education centre on Granville Island, and the impact it will have. Hayley Woodin hosts.

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    • 20 min
    What more lockdowns could mean for retail/hospitality

    What more lockdowns could mean for retail/hospitality

    With variant cases spiking on the West Coast, the province might soon impose further restrictions on the hospitality and retail sector. But can those already hard-hit industries endure further restrictions? And what does it mean for B.C. consumers? Craig Patterson, editor-in-chief of Retail-Insider.com, joins BIV Today to discuss. Tyler Orton hosts.

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    • 27 min
    EDI: Hiring diverse abilities in business

    EDI: Hiring diverse abilities in business

    Jamie Millar-Dixon is an inclusive workforce consultant with BC Partners in Workforce Innovation. She dispels some of the myths that exist around hiring people with disabilities, and covers the economic benefits of building a team that embrace diverse abilities. Vivian Chan, co-chair of Vancouver Startup Week and director of national operations at YELL Canada, joins BIV executive editor Hayley Woodin as a co-host.

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    • 24 min
    Radical change is coming to ICBC

    Radical change is coming to ICBC

    The Insurance Corp. of British Columbia (ICBC) is introducing a radical change to its accident coverage plan May 1. It says the Enhanced Care plan will provide more support to those injured and that our premiums will decline. ICBC president and CEO Nicolas Jimenez talks about the plan, among other things, with BIV publisher and editor-in-chief Kirk LaPointe.

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    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

Frank--__ ,

Great podcast

A great podcast that's easy to listen to and helps me keep up on all local business and digital trends. Features a great tech panel as well.

LJFocus ,

Smart tech news curation

Love the curation of the tech news in the Tuesday tech panel. Smart take on what's happening in the tech world with a local slant.

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In depth podcast

I really enjoy Business In Vancouver’s reporting and like how they are able to dive deep (but not too long) into the topics of the day. Great podcast for my commute to keep up to date with what’s happening.

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