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Business In Vancouver (BIV)
Business in Vancouver (journal) logo.png
Founder Peter Ladner
First issue 1989; 29 years ago (1989)
Company Glacier Media
Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Website biv.com
ISSN 0849-5017

Business in Vancouver (BIV) is a weekly business news journal co-founded in 1989 by Peter Ladner in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Published on Tuesdays it receives about 62,000 readers per week.[1]

Its operations include the biv.com website, a portfolio of nearly two dozen annual business magazines, an extensive roster of special events, a daily radio program on Roundhouse Radio 98.3 FM Vancouver, a weekly podcast, and video production.

Its publisher is the Business in Vancouver Media Group, a division of Glacier Media.[2]

Among its special events, BIV manages an annual Forty Under 40 Awards program for the province's outstanding young entrepreneurs. It also manages the Influential Women in Business Awards related to senior executives in the private and public sectors.

Authors include Nelson Bennett, Glen Korstrom, Kirk LaPointe,[3] Tyler Orton, Hayley Woodin and several commentators including Jock Finlayson, Peter Ladner, Gabriel Yiu, and others.

In 2011 and 2013, its publications won the Jack Webster Foundation Business, Industry & Economics Awards.[4][5]

The magazine's sections are:

  • Agriculture
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Commentary
  • Economy
  • Entertainment
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Forestry & Fisheries
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Human Resources
  • Law & Politics
  • Media & Marketing
  • Mining & Energy
  • Real Estate
  • Retail & Manufacturing
  • Sports & Leisure
  • Technology
  • Transportation

In February 2016, BIV listed Metro Vancouver attraction places ranked by number of visitors:[6]

For the 2017 provincial election, BIV hosted an all-party debate including Green Party leader Andrew Weaver, Liberal Andrew Wilkinson and NDP Carole James.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "LifeSciences BC Members". Life Sciences BC Association. Retrieved 30 June 2017. 
  2. ^ Pablo, Carlito (March 23, 2017). "Surrey Now and Surrey–North Delta Leader folding into one newspaper". The Georgia Straight. 
  3. ^ "Political newcomer aims to take 'new perspectives' to legislature". Vancouver Courier. April 11, 2017. 
  4. ^ "The 2011 Jack Webster Awards Winners and Finalists". jackwebster.com. Retrieved July 10, 2017. 
  5. ^ "The 2013 Jack Webster Awards Winners and Finalists". jack webster.com. Retrieved July 10, 2017. 
  6. ^ Judd, Amy (May 16, 2017). "Vancouver Aquarium 'not ready to give up the fight' following bylaw vote". Global News. 
  7. ^ Brown, Scott (May 2, 2017). "Daily Briefing: Busy day for leaders as they enter final week of campaign". Vancouver Sun. 

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