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February 7th 2013 at 02:19 PM
Diving history and underwater technology featured in new exhibit in Campbell River
By Paul Rudan - Campbell River Mirror Published: February 07, 2013 12:00 PM  Updated: February 07, 2013 12:04 PM At the Maritime Heritage Centre, Glenn Ashby takes on the light- and heavy-lifting chores. The past president of the Maritime society is happily painting doorway trim on the...
February 6th 2013 at 03:15 PM
UBC Alumni and students: Receive up to $5K in business services through UILO Voucher Program!
The UILO Start-up Services Voucher Program provides up to $5,000 worth of business services to new ventures formed by recent UBC alumni as well as current UBC students, faculty and staff. Offered as part of the entrepreneurship@UBC initiative, the program is now accepting applications...
February 6th 2013 at 03:02 PM
Research endowment to position Simon Fraser University and Fraser Health as a centre of excellence in medical technology
Surrey, BC –Simon Fraser University and Fraser Health Authority are poised to become leaders in medical research and technology innovation with the launch of a $5.25 million Surrey Memorial Hospital Foundation B.C. Leadership Chair in Multimodal Technology for Healthcare Innovation. The Hon....
February 5th 2013 at 02:25 PM
New Ventures BC releases economic impact and entrepreneurial research study
BRITISH COLUMBIA – It may have been the prize money that attracted more than 1,400 new ventures to participate in the BCIC-New Ventures Competition since its inception in 2001, but according to a newly released economic impact study undertaken by a team of researchers at SFU’s...
February 5th 2013 at 02:10 PM
New program aims to help entrepreneurs
Technology entrepreneurs in Nanaimo now have the opportunity to tap into the expertise of trained professionals in their fields after the launch of a new program last week by the Innovation Island Technology Association. The IITA, formerly known as the Mid-Island Science, Technology and Innovation...
January 31st 2013 at 02:03 PM
Inanimate Alice Continues the Adventure
Inanimate Alice in Australia!  Click here to view the newest adventure 'A Day at the Races'. Inanimate Alice is Transmedia - designed as a story that unfolds over time and on multiple platforms, the episodes are available on devices capable of running Flash Player. Alice connects...
January 31st 2013 at 12:15 PM
New technology puts the brakes on distracted drivers
CAMPBELL RIVER – A North Island auto dealership has added a new product to its retail line; one that’s designed to keep drivers safer behind the wheel. Harris North Island Nissan has started marketing “The Textbuster”, an American product which is mounted under the dash of any vehicle...
January 31st 2013 at 12:03 PM
College gets money for skills training equipment
BY LYNN WELBURN COMOX VALLEY ECHO JANUARY 29, 2013     John Yap, B.C.'s minister of advanced education, innovation and technology, announced more than $662,000 in additional funds for new skills training equipment on Monday during a tour of the Courtenay and Campbell River campuses....
January 28th 2013 at 04:07 PM
Wireless technology installed in schools
By Jenn McGarrigle - Nanaimo News Bulletin Published: January 21, 2013 2:00 PM  Efforts to install wireless Internet technology in all Nanaimo school district facilities are continuing. The technology upgrades are almost complete in the district’s secondary schools and the goal is to...
January 28th 2013 at 02:17 PM
Nanaimo firm adds cutting-edge technology
Robert Barron, Daily News Published: Tuesday, January 22, 2013 The new owner of Nanaimo's PI Granite Fabricators Ltd. has major expansion plans. James MacIntyre, who bought the business along with its sister company, Studio Kitchens & Design Ltd., a little more than a year ago,...