Oct. 21, 2016
VANCOUVER – The B.C. government’s $100-million BC Tech Fund, a key part of the #BCTECH Strategy, launched with the announcement of a fund manager and an initial investment in a B.C. technology company.
Oct. 17, 2016
PRINCE GEORGE – With $2.25 million in provincial funding, the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) has a new Tall Wood and Hybrid Structures Engineering Research Chair to drive innovative wood design and bolster its master of integrated wood design program.
Oct. 6, 2016
VICTORIA – With almost $10 million provided from the province’s BC Knowledge Development Fund (BCKDF), the University of Victoria (UVic) will embark on six new research projects, including outfitting a new research facility at Vancouver-based TRIUMF, Canada’s national laboratory for particle and nuclear physics and accelerator-based science.
Sept. 22, 2016
TOFINO – The Province of British Columbia, TELUS, BC Hydro and All Nations Trust Company (ANTCO) are celebrating the completion of a new fibre-optic cable along Highway 4 from Port Alberni to the Ucluelet junction.
Sept. 20, 2016
VICTORIA – The latest figures from BC Stats confirm jobs and wages in B.C’s technology sector hit the highest levels ever recorded as B.C.’s technology industry continues to grow and thrive.
Sept. 9, 2016
BURNABY – The B.C. government has awarded Simon Fraser University (SFU) almost $525,000 through the British Columbia Knowledge Development Fund (BCKDF) to support early disease detection and action.
July 12, 2016
VICTORIA – The B.C. government announced nearly $600,000 towards a partnership with key technology industry partners to study the labour market needs in the tech sector.
July 8, 2016
VICTORIA – Arrangements are being made to ensure that British Columbians continue to receive cheques and critical documents in the event of a Canada Post labour disruption.
June 16, 2016
VICTORIA – Eligible applicants, including Internet service providers, are encouraged to apply for nearly $3 million available through the Connecting British Columbia program to improve high-speed Internet access in rural and remote communities.
June 16, 2016
PRINCE GEORGE – The Prince George Law Courts and Plaza 400 will soon be connected to Prince George’s Downtown Renewable Energy System (DRES), a hot-water utility that produces thermal energy using sawmill residue from Lakeland Mills Ltd., reducing greenhouse gases and reliance on non-renewable fossil fuels.
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