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NEWS FLASH – Insurance Premium Relief Due To COVID-19

This week, we’ve talked with several major insurance companies regarding their response to the current COVID-19 crisis. Our hope is that they will announce measures to provide policy holders with financial relief regarding their insurance premiums. This will be of importance to all our clients. We have presented several relief options to multiple carriers, and […]

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BC Coronavirus Protocol

I am writing to share what I have discovered about Coronavirus protocol in BC. One of the things about the Corona virus situation is that there is very little information about what we should actually do if we come down with flu like symptoms. Do we immediately go to our doctor, is there a testing […]

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Cove was Carbon Neutral for 2019

  No matter how hard we try we will always contribute to the creation of carbon in our atmosphere. It is a fact of life. The growth of food, driving cars, building buildings and roads, the list goes on and on. Everyone at Cove is concerned about the footprint we leave behind during our lives […]

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Cove Is Awarded Best For World for 2019

Every year, B Lab recognizes the top-performing B Corps worldwide creating the greatest impact through their businesses. Honorees are recognized for having the highest environmental, community, customer, worker and overall impact by earning a score in the top 10% on the B Impact Assessment, as well as a list recognizing B Corps with the greatest […]

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Cove Increases Score on B Corp Re-certification

We are excited to have completed and successfully passed the B Impact Assessment for the second time. Our first certification as a B Corp was in December of 2016 with a score of 83.5 . We are proud to have been able to increase our score to 89 points through improvements in our social and […]

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Cove Spins Off Impact Planning Business

      For Immediate Release COVE ANNOUNCES SPIN-OFF OF IMPACT PLANNING BUSINESS VANCOUVER, Jan 6, 2020 – Cove Continuity Advisors Inc. is proud to announce the creation of Decade Impact Strategy & Activation Inc., an independent company established to deliver industry leading impact planning services under the leadership of Kristy O’Leary and Brianna Brown. […]

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Cove Year End Update Letter

Every year, Luciana comes into my office and lets me know it’s time to put our year-end letter together and review some of the important things that happened around here throughout the course of the year. Like previous years, I am amazed at how much changes and yet how much remains the same. The holiday […]

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The best kind of 6 Pack, the Impact 6 Pack: Apply Today!

Only Three Spots Left!! Sign up Now by Kristy O’Leary, Cove’s Director of Impact “The goal is not to be perfect by the end, the goal is to be better today.” ~ Simon Sinek It’s that time again! Cove Continuity Advisors is delivering our fourth cohort of the Impact 6 Pack program. Powered by the […]

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Connecting Community to Opportunity Through Impact Investing

Recently I sat down with Brian Smith, CEO of Rhiza Capital, Co-Founder and owner of Persephone Brewing (both fellow B Corps) to discuss how investing in local, forward-thinking businesses can deliver strong returns. Bernie: So, why would you step down from a successful and growing craft brewery to start an impact venture fund? Brian: There’s […]

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Benefit Company Legislation in the News

Last Wednesday afternoon, May 15, 2019, just after the Benefit Company legislation passed in the Legislature, I felt a giant sense of elation and relief. Shortly afterwards I got a call from Andrew MacLeod, the Legislative Bureau Chief at one of my favourite publications, The Tyee. He was asking about the legislation and my involvement in […]

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British Columbia gets Benefit Company legislation

BC makes history and passes Benefit Company legislation, a first in the Commonwealth to pass such legislation. In October of 2017, while attending our first B Corp Global Champions retreat, I met Jonathan Storper, the lawyer who drafted the California version of Benefit Corporation legislation. He inspired me to want to try and make Benefit […]

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You’ve Received an Unsolicited Offer for Your Company — Now What?

Written by Chris Larmer & Brent Cunningham REPRINTED WITH PERMISSION We’re seeing it happen more and more recently, a strategic buyer or a private equity group directly contacts the owner of a business and wants to buy their company. For many business owners, this seems like a dream come true. They think “a company that […]

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The Canadian Food Guide: Tips for a Long & Healthy Life

Goodbye rainbow of food groups, hello mindful eating. The Canadian Food Guide that many recognize as a rainbow of food groups was published in 2007 and finally received a highly anticipated makeover in January of 2019. The changes have been called “historic” and “extremely positive” by many scientists. So, What’s Changed? The Canadian Food Guide now […]

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Benefit Company Legislation Update

Media Release B.C. Greens introduce legislation to support companies pursuing environmental and social goals For immediate release April 10, 2019 VICTORIA, B.C. – The B.C. Green caucus introduced legislation today to provide a legal framework for B.C. businesses committed to pursuing social and environmental goals to incorporate as benefit companies under the Business Corporations Act. […]

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