For Hayley’s most up-to-date work across outlets and platforms:
- Print stories with Business in Vancouver
- Segments with Global News Morning and video with BIV
- BIV podcasts (Note: Hayley is not on every podcast)
- Short broadcast reel
Hayley co-hosts and produces a weekly podcast that covers issues related to equity, diversity and inclusion in B.C. business. Topics include:
- Progressive Aboriginal relations
- Closing the diversity board gap
- Why the ‘R’ is missing from EDI
- Pride and inclusion at work
- Diversity and inclusion in leadership
- Hiring people with diverse abilities
- Why women-centric programs don’t work
- How physical space can enable or inhibit EDI
- A discussion with B.C.’s first independent Human Rights Commissioner
- How businesses ought to respond to the preliminary discovery of the remains of 215 at the former site of the Kamloops Residential School.
Hayley has appeared more than 500 times on live TV to bring the latest business news to a B.C.-wide audience. A very small sample of appearances can be viewed in this short broadcast reel.
She co-produced and co-hosted a weekly business news podcast (formerly a live one-hour radio show) for five years. Recent interviews include:
- Real estate reality check
- Indigenous business leadership series: Kim Baird
- Conflict resolution in the COVID era
- How to improve Canadian Crown corporations
- Diving into B.C.’s employment contraction
- Trade implications of China’s five-year plan
In 2020, Hayley began contributing to BBC’s Business Matters program as a Western Canada correspondent approximately once a month. Recent shows include:
- India’s coronavirus deaths could be in the millions
- Court orders oil giant Shell to cut emissions
- George Floyd: jury returns guilty verdicts in Derek Chauvin trial
- US approves first major offshore wind farm
In 2018, Hayley covered trade and business issues from Southeast Asia as one of three journalists in Canada selected as 2017-18 Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada media fellows. Learn more here.
In 2017, she ventured to Silicon Valley to explore why British Columbians are heading south, and what they think of Vancouver as a technology hub. Read the story.
In 2015, Hayley travelled to Central America to investigate reports that Canadian mining companies were violating human rights, contaminating environments and negatively impacting local indigenous populations. She was the first international journalist to tour Tahoe Resources’ controversial silver mine, and one of few to explore the issue in-depth and from multiple perspectives. The following are two of many stories that came out of the trip, all of which reveal that mining in Guatemala is largely Canadian, highly controversial and extraordinarily complex.
Goldcorp’s Marlin mine: a decade of operations and controversy in Guatemala
Controversy over pros and cons of Escobal silver mine development divides rural Guatemalan region
Yellow Pages continues to face ‘pattern of complaints’: A follow-up report on a 2019 investigation into the present-day business practices of what was once Canada’s largest publisher of telephone directories. (Read the original story here.)
Business insurance squeeze tightens in B.C.: Rising insurance premiums are threatening to crush small businesses that are already ailing in an unpredictable and challenging pandemic economy.
Alternative business structures pushed for B.C. law firms: Many agree that innovation should be brought to the delivery of legal services. How far innovation should be pushed, however, is a point of much debate in legal and academic circles.
Seeking CETA’s small-business benefits: Access to talent and new export opportunities have small- and medium-sized B.C. clean tech businesses excited about Canada’s free trade agreement with the European Union.
Largest U.S.-based primary silver miner moves to B.C.: A mine in northern B.C. has attracted the attention and investment of the largest U.S.-based primary silver miner.
Mortgage assistance program alive and unwell: The new B.C. NDP government’s fall budget update reveals that the Liberals’ $700-million mortgage assistance program has not brought as much relief to would-be homeowners as previously expected.
World on the verge of major power shift: IEA economist: I spoke to the chief economist of the International Energy Agency about global oil demand, the energy needs of China’s bourgeoning middle class and the power implications of more efficient cars.
3D printing: the revolution will be global [Multimedia]: A Vancouver-based company has big ambitions when it comes to leading the future of 3D printing.
Why a B.C. court is hearing a Guatemala mining case: It has taken three years and three courts to determine where a civil suit against Tahoe Resources should be heard.
Copper Mountain Mining Corp.: A new mining project on an old deposit is breaking records as one of British Columbia’s fastest growing companies for 2015.
First published story (a freelance article published with Business in Vancouver on July 14, 2014)
George Melville: Making the grade: Chairman and owner of Boston Pizza International never went to university, but is boldly going back to school as a university figurehead.