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Baker’s dozen of B.C. agritech firms get grants

Baker’s dozen of B.C. agritech firms get grants

Grants totalling $2 million announced at 2024 Pacific Agriculture Show
B.C. artificial intelligence venture Variational AI partners with Merck

B.C. artificial intelligence venture Variational AI partners with Merck

Variational's AI platform helps drug developers create recipes for specific molecules
Robots Tarzan and Jane, aided by AI, take over repetitive tasks at B.C. hospital lab

Robots Tarzan and Jane, aided by AI, take over repetitive tasks at B.C. hospital lab

Lab automation is not new, but the hospital says WASPLab's use of AI is a first for Western Canada, assessing and sorting culture plates, separating bacterial cultures and letting staff know if something needs more analysis.
UVic and Bombardier partner on developing lower-emission planes

UVic and Bombardier partner on developing lower-emission planes

The new aircraft design could cut fuel use by 20 per cent
Victoria’s STN Video Inc. acquired by Minute Media

Victoria’s STN Video Inc. acquired by Minute Media

B.C. based sports video distribution launched in 2010
Vancouver's Stemcell Technologies buys American biotech

Vancouver's Stemcell Technologies buys American biotech

Propagenix developed novel stemcell culture medium
Vancouver's Westport taps Dan Sceli as new CEO

Vancouver's Westport taps Dan Sceli as new CEO

Sceli takes over top job from interim CEO Tony Guglielmin
Tech industry expecting more layoffs, but say hiring coming too this year

Tech industry expecting more layoffs, but say hiring coming too this year

TORONTO — Tech’s biggest names spent last year in layoff mode and if the last few weeks are any indication, that pattern is continuing into this year.
Rogers overtakes Bell in annual report on telecom complaints as wireless issues rise

Rogers overtakes Bell in annual report on telecom complaints as wireless issues rise

Rogers Communications Inc. is now Canada's most complained about telecommunications provider, accounting for one out of every five complaints and overtaking Bell Canada in an annual report measuring consumer gripes within the industry.
Outlook 2024: Technology companies, investors shift focus to AI, profitability

Outlook 2024: Technology companies, investors shift focus to AI, profitability

Conservative investment environment prompts pivot from growth to profits, say experts