Posts Tagged ‘Small business’

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    DTES, News February 24/17

    In response to “zones of exclusion” report

    The DTES is changing. How can we make that a positive change?

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    Events!, News February 09/17

    Experience Hastings Crossing Starts February 10!

    Are you excited yet?

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    Events!, News December 19/16

    Celebrate New Year’s Duelling with Cause

    It’s not too late to get your tickets! Ring in the New Year with two great causes and the clash of steel.

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    News October 28/16

    Featured Member: Cafe 335

    This awesome social enterprise provide culinary training opportunities and tasty food!

  • Small Business July 11/14

    A Letter to Minister Oakes Regarding Current Tax Policies Hurting SMEs and the Neighbourhoods They Serve

    (Sent) July 7th, 2014 Hon. Coralee Oakes, Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development Room 124, Parliament Building, Victoria, BC V8V 1X4   Dear Minister Oakes: Re: Property Taxation – Split Assessments  The Hastings Crossing Business Improvement Association (HxBIA) would like to bring to your attention a property tax assessment issue that is impacting the retail and […]

  • Events! March 06/14

    Free business writing & networking seminar info!

    This heads up about a new series of small group business writing seminars just came through the feed, may be of interest to local entrepreneurs (or future entrepreneurs for that matter).   Do you have a great idea for a new restaurant, retail, or service-based/online business? You know you probably need a plan, but the […]

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    Events! January 21/14

    Bitcoin free information session Thursday (33 W. Hastings – Lost and Found Cafe) 6:00 PM

    Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin have surged in popularity over the past few years. No longer just an interest of internet enthusiasts or the hacker community, small businesses have begun to embrace Bitcoin thanks to local champions who promote the currency and have installed ATMs and POS in retail and F&B businesses. There are others who caution the exuberance around Bitcoin though. A free information session will be held this Thursday at Lost and Found Cafe to explore Bitcoin’s potential for use by small businesses. 6:00 PM at Lost and Found Cafe, 33 W. Hastings Street.

  • Small Business April 23/12

    Vinyl Records: Helping the DTES get a groove on since 1998

    Shop Profile This week’s blog post is courtesy of Pauline Dan Vinyl Records, 319 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 1H6 (604) 488-1234 Yes, vinyl records are making a big comeback! More and more music lovers are buying these old fashion discs to get the classic listening experience. Vinyl Records is a small used record […]

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