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February 1st 2016 at 03:41 PM
Post-secondary funding continues to align with in-demand occupations
Post-secondary funding continues to align with in-demand occupations VOICE Online February 1, 2016 OPERATING grants to public post-secondary education institutions continue to be aligned with education and training for in-demand occupations, with an additional $90 million targeted in 2015-16....
February 1st 2016 at 03:23 PM
Province talks cash investment in tech sector
Province talks cash investment in tech sector BC Local News posted February 1, 2016 The Government of British Columbia is investing $6 million for the next generation of talent in tech research and business to support the recently announced #BCTECH strategy. The not-for-profit organization...
January 20th 2016 at 02:01 PM
Cloudhead Games creates new virtual reality game, Call of the Starseed
Cloudhead Games creates new virtual reality game, Call of the Starseed The Vancouver Sun (VIDEO) January 20, 2016 A small gaming studio in Qualicum on Vancouver Island is making big waves with its new virtual game, one of a handful of games developed to mark the launch of HTC’s new VR headset...
January 17th 2016 at 12:58 PM
Robots to drones: BC puts focus on tech into hyperdrive with first-ever summit
Robots to drones: BC puts focus on tech into hyperdrive with first-ever summit January 17, 2016 The Canadian Press VANCOUVER - Greg Caws calls home a cattle ranch in the East Kootenay community of Wardner and says he appreciates the perspective of rural British Columbia, where relatives have...
January 15th 2016 at 01:13 PM
Inventing the World of VR Gaming on Vancouver Island
Inventing the World of VR Gaming on Vancouver Island January 15, 2016 TECHVIBES In the run up to the #BCTECH Summit, I had the chance to chat with virtual reality gaming pioneer Denny Unger, CEO of Cloudhead Games, based in Coombs, just a few kilometres from Qualicum Beach, on Vancouver Island....
January 8th 2016 at 10:05 AM
Innovation Island Announces New Partnership with Lawson Lundell LLP
Innovation Island Announces New Partnership with Lawson Lundell LLP FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 8, 2016 NANAIMO, British Columbia: Innovation Island Executive Director, Paris Gaudet, welcomes Lawson Lundell as an Innovation Island Partner. Innovation Island is a regional non-profit industry-based...
January 8th 2016 at 09:10 AM
How to Build BC into a World Leader in Tech and Innovation
How to Build BC into a World Leader in Tech and Innovation Published by TechVibes January 8, 2016 Don Mattrick, Industry Chair for the #BCTECH Summit, knows how to create a successful BC-based business and make an impact on the world stage. He believes that we have a huge opportunity to build...
December 21st 2015 at 10:00 AM
Four Business Grants Tech Companies Can Apply for Right Now
Four Business Grants Tech Companies Can Apply for Right Now BCIC in the News December 21, 2015 If you’re an entrepreneur, you overcome many hurdles every day to ensure your company’s success. While the issues an owner faces while managing their firm can be extremely diverse, according to...
December 21st 2015 at 09:00 AM
Tech startups urge 'dinosaur' industries to adapt
Tech startups urge 'dinosaur' industries to adapt By Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press  December 21, 2015 VANCOUVER - One technology startup is using artificial intelligence to save people who book online flights up to 80 per cent. Another helps farmers boost their crop yields with a...
December 18th 2015 at 08:08 AM
Provincial money aids tech firms
Nanaimo News Bulletin posted Dec 17, 2015 A $100-million technology fund could fertilize Nanaimo’s growing technology sector. B.C. Premier Christy Clark announced the venture capital fund, a component in the government’s strategy to diversify B.C.’s economy, Dec. 8.  Paris Gaudet,...