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Feature Member | Welcome Wagon

Feature Member | Welcome Wagon Welcome Wagon is an established greeting service that promotes local businesses to people that are experiencing a lifestyle change. We’re able to reach people before their buying habits are formed, encouraging them to shop locally.  Welcome Wagon has been a household name across Canada for over 85 years! What is […]

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Proposed Tax Reform will Negatively Impact Small Business

Proposed Tax Reform will Negatively Impact Small Business Historically, Canada has owned a strong advantage versus other jurisdictions for its simple and elegant tax code. Unfortunately, we may be losing this advantage. The proposed tax reform is creating complexity and uncertainty that will have the unintended consequence of increased debt, under-investment, loss of risk-taking, brain-drain and downward […]

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5 Minutes for Business | Canucks in the Volunteer State

5 Minutes for Business | Canucks in the Volunteer State Want to understand the reality of trade in North America? Start at the FedEx Super Hub in Memphis, Tennessee at 1:00 a.m., watching the incredible flood of 3.3 million packages daily, ripping with machine-like efficiency over 300,000 conveyor belts spread out over 862 acres. Our delegation’s four days in Tennessee […]

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Feature Member | A3 Creative Solutions

Feature Member | A3 Creative Solutions A3 Creative Solutions is a full-service digital creative agency headquartered in the Tri-Cities. We specialize in branding, graphic design, marketing and responsive website development. We believe that everything can be better, which is why we do what we do. We are a relatively small agency with passionate people working towards one […]

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Feature Ambassador | Melody McKiernan

Feature Ambassador | Melody McKiernan Melody joined the Foundation in 2015 after eight years working in Student Services at Douglas College. Melody did her undergraduate studies in French Literature at the University of Victoria and in 2012, she obtained a Master’s in Education with a focus on Post-Secondary Student Affairs and Services from Simon Fraser […]

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5 Minutes for Business | The Explosive Debate around Minimum Wage

The Explosive Debate around Minimum Wage Big increases to minimum wage are becoming fashionable in Canada: first Alberta (from $12.20 currently to $15 in October 2018), then B.C. (from $10.35 to $11.35 in September 2017) and now Ontario (from $11.40 to $15.00 in January 2019, a 30% hike in 18 months). Are workers better off or does it mean fewer jobs? […]

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Ambassador | Shelley Linn

Ambassador | Shelley Linn Shelley has been in the financial services industry for over 30 years’ and brings an extensive amount of knowledge and expertise. She values her customers and is committed to providing a level of service that indicates her commitment to their personal and business needs. Shelley offers expert advice and solutions that […]

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Feature Member | HumanTalent

Feature Member | HumanTalent I have been a Certified Internet Webmaster & E-Commerce Consultant since 2001, I have managed tons of online projects, created many websites and implemented online platforms that serve more than 1,000,000 users worldwide. I utilize this experience and my passion for Internet technology to help small businesses succeed online without breaking […]

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Feature Member | Fastsigns Coquitlam

Feature Member | Fastsigns Coquitlam   At Fastsigns Coquitlam, we are dedicated to making each and every customer experience a positive and productive one. We provide comprehensive solutions to help you get more traffic, tell people what you do, sell more products and services and protect people on your site using custom signs, banners, graphics and […]

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Feature Member | Port Coquitlam Community Foundation

Feature Member | Port Coquitlam Community Foundation The Port Coquitlam Community Foundation (PCCF) is a community foundation serving Port Coquitlam. We offer an avenue for PoCo businesses and individuals to support the community in which they live, work and play. Our mission is to create opportunities for charitable giving and channeling those assets to enhance the quality of […]

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