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Behind the Business Spotlight: YVR Prep


Behind the Business Spotlight with Jason Wong, Josh Williams and Ryan MacKay Tell us about who you are and what your business is all about? We are Burnaby’s first commissary kitchen (and Canada’s largest) offering affordable, Fraser Health-Approved kitchen rental facilities for all small food entrepreneurs, including food trucks, farmer’s market vendors. online sellers and […]

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Behind the Not-for-Profit Spotlight: Strive Living Society


    Why Burnaby? Strive Living Society relocated its head office to Burnaby in November 2016 and we are proud to be a part of this vibrant and highly diverse community. Burnaby is growing rapidly and there is a high population of seniors. In 2016, 36,800 seniors over the age of 65 and 5,135 seniors […]

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Behind the Business Spotlight: Fortius Sport and Health


Behind the Business with Fortius Sport and Health Why Burnaby? As a 148,000 sq. ft. facility, we needed a location that was large enough to accommodate our building and soccer pitch, but also accessible for clients across the lower mainland. We are grateful to be situated within the Burnaby Lake Sport Complex, working closely with […]

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Behind the Business Spotlight: Dump Ur Junk


  Dump Ur Junk owner: Marco Di Biase Owner  What do you love about what you do?   I love interacting with customers and providing a service that truly pleases people.  It brings me great pleasure to see how happy people are when they get rid of their clutter & garbage. What makes your service/product special/unique?  […]

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Behind the Business Spotlight: J & W Inspired Home


Owner: Joanne Potter What do you love most about what you do? I love seeing the surprised looks on my client’s faces when they see the finished staging! When they LOVE the look of the home, I know I’ve done my job well. People buy homes when they feel strongly about them…they have to LOVE […]

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Behind the Business Spotlight *Christmas Edition* Garage Living


Garage Living Owner: Lance Sparling Why Burnaby? We needed to find one central location in the Lower Mainland that would be convenient for clients to come and see the Showroom and after a few months of research we focused in on Burnaby with convenient access to Hwy 1. What makes your product unique? We design […]

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Behind the Business Spotlight |The Christmas Edition | Mon Paris Patisserie


Mon Paris Patisserie Owner: Elena Krasnova Why Burnaby? I wanted to be on the quieter street but still with enough traffic. Also, I live in Burnaby and having business close to home was important. When I saw the new Beresford street near Metrotown it was clear right away it was a perfect spot. It didn’t […]

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The Most Overlooked Asset to Build Your Business


As a society, one of the biggest problems identified today has been that humans spend too much time on their cellphones. Every possible second of downtime, whether it be on the SkyTrain, during commercials, waiting for food at a restaurant, etc. people are on their cell phones scrolling through the latest updates on social media. […]

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Top 4 Reasons Why You Should Join an Online Business Community


As a small business, building your online presence can be a long journey. However, one of the most efficient ways to establish yourself is to join a prominent business network or local chamber of commerce. Becoming a member or partner to such an organization can fast track your SEO ranking and increase lead generation to […]

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DIY SEO: Generating Traffic to Your Website via Google


Given the huge role that search engines play in generating leads’ traffic to your website, most entrepreneurs and business owners know that SEO is one of the most important aspects of having a successful business website. At first glance, SEO may appear too technical to attempt without the help of a professional, but it doesn’t […]

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