Cyberattacks: Not Just A Big Business Problem The rise of e-commerce has allowed small business owners to open the scope of their markets wider than ever before, but there are many potential downsides to shifting to online-centric models. One of these is the increased vulnerability to security compromises and hacking: as we have seen in […]
The Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) has become a valuable tool for personal financial planning, but a new report suggests that they are underused and poorly optimized relative to their potential for use as tools for small business investment. Youri Chassin, a researcher with the Montreal Economic Institute, suggests: Modifying the rules that govern TFSAs by allowing […]
We were thrilled to get involved in one of our coolest projects to date, a short film created to bring awareness to members of the LGBTQ community who face isolation and/or misunderstanding from within their community. The video follows the narrative of 7 people, each representing different associations with the LGBTQ community. It starts with […]
Burnaby Community Services decided to ditch its annual black tie affair in lieu for a new fresh and FUNdraising event – the inaugural Burnaby Beer Festival. The event, which was a huge success, featured beer tastings from select Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley micro-breweries, food tastings and live music. Hosted at SpaceKraft, a local shared space for […]
Though your humble blogger is not much of a football fan, the story of a dramatic comeback win at yesterday’s Super Bowl was something of an inspiration. There’s so much mental fortitude and belief in one’s own capabilities that is needed to gather your wits and work hard enough to succeed against overwhelming odds. Many […]
One of our tastier traditions, Merchant Advancians love to get involved by baking up a frenzy with a good ol’ fashioned Bake Sale. This one was in support of Big Sisters, and as a team we were able to raise just shy of $500 through our baked goods alone! Check out some pics from the […]
Every year, we rally together to collect as many toys as possible for local youngsters. Our staff count has grown significantly in the last years and we’re thrilled that our total donations have grown with it! Led by Aleksandra of the Credit Department, this is a fun annual project that brings out the kid in […]
An eclectic and creative group, Merchant Advancians wanted to brighten up the office walls with something fresh. It took many huddles and some serious brainstorming before we landed on the mural idea, a popular idea that’s been adopted by so many fellow tech companies as of late. Planning, designing and collaborating with the artist was […]
We laced up our sneakers and even though there was much huffing and puffing, our corporate team ran 8km with all the proceeds of our fundraising going to BC Children’s Hospital. The BMO run is a staple in Vancouver’s marathon circuit and it was a beautiful day for some exercise. Client Support Team Manager Aziz […]
Team Merchant Advance was thrilled to take to the mats for Big Sisters of Lower Mainland’s first inaugural ‘Big Yoga’ FUNdraiser, which raised over $30,000 for local mentorship programs. As a corporate sponsor, we got to help out with the planning of the event and participated in the 10-hour yoga relay with a team of 10 […]
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