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'Blind to women's realities': Uber and Doordash put workers at risk, find B.C. researchers

'Blind to women's realities': Uber and Doordash put workers at risk, find B.C. researchers

Gig-working apps like Uber and Doordash fail to acknowledge the realities of women workers' experiences, thus putting them at personal and financial risk, according to new study.
Seven-day Vancouver International Wine festival readies for launch

Seven-day Vancouver International Wine festival readies for launch

City’s largest food and wine event since pandemic started set to start May 16
Video Cat purrfecting online sales strategy in battle against streaming giants

Video Cat purrfecting online sales strategy in battle against streaming giants

Vancouver video rental store shifting business model to keep up with changing viewing habits
Optical store's struggles bring Vancouver small-business challenges into focus

Optical store's struggles bring Vancouver small-business challenges into focus

Vandalism, red tape, inflation, online competition among hurdles facing local entrepreneurs
Parking among Vancouver small-business owners' concerns

Parking among Vancouver small-business owners' concerns

Like many stores on Davie Street, Tran's has not eluded vandalism.
Neighbourhood garage sales return to New West this weekend

Neighbourhood garage sales return to New West this weekend

The popular Queen's Park and Massey Victory Heights yard sales set for May 7
Supply chain pain may last past summer for B.C.’s car dealers

Supply chain pain may last past summer for B.C.’s car dealers

Number of new cars available to dealerships in the province hits record low
B.C. to spend up to $5 million to support tourism events

B.C. to spend up to $5 million to support tourism events

Application process launched today for events that take place after September
Why higher prices are likely for flights, hotels and restaurants

Why higher prices are likely for flights, hotels and restaurants

Tourism sector readies for best summer in years
Wage increases could slow the return to normal inflation

Wage increases could slow the return to normal inflation

Employee compensation not expected to outpace annual inflation rates until 2023