March 2, 2013
VIDEO: The ICBA CEO breakfast at Buildex Vancouver
One of the highlights of Buildex Vancouver event is the annual Independent Contractors and Businesses Association breakfast, held this year on February 13 at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
The 16th Annual CEO Breakfast featured economist Michael Campbell, who was able to spend some time with the Journal of Commerce outlining some of the broad economic trends he sees developing in the decades to come and how he sees those trends affecting the economies of British Columbia and Canada.
Campbell also illustrated his views on the coming drain on fiscal resources by an aging population and said he believes the only way to increase revenues to pay for these new demands for services and infrastructure is through economic growth.
ICBA president Philip Hochstein addressed the more immediate future, giving his thoughts on the importance and possible outcome of the impending provincial election.
North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week was launched on May 6 in British Columbia with an event held in North Vancouver featuring many different safety organizations, equipment providers and demonstrations of proper safety procedures.
In this week's update, we look at some of the stories we'll be covering in the Journal of Commerce for the week of May 20th, 2013.
Edmonton has traditionally been dominated by car traffic, but recently efforts have been made to improve the city transit system and, through transit-oriented development, to create neighbourhoods and destinations that are integrated with transit.
In this week's update, we look at some of the stories we'll be covering in the Journal of Commerce for the week of May 13th, 2013.
The City of Calgary's ambitious Airport Trail Tunnel project is a 620 metre tunnel that will run under the new Calgary International Airport runway and will extend Airport Trail from Barlow Trail to 36 Street N.E.