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October 17th 2014 at 10:35 AM
Guess Who's Turning 10? BCIC Marks a Decade of Service
GUESS WHO'S TURNING 10? BCIC MARKS A DECADE OF SERVICE BC Newsroom October 15, 2014 VANCOUVER - This month marks the BC Innovation Council’s 10 year anniversary as a Crown agency. The BC Innovation Council (BCIC) is dedicated to strengthening B.C.’s technology ecosystem and creating jobs...
October 7th 2014 at 02:16 PM
Province to Seek Input on Transportation Priorities
PROVINCE TO SEEK INPUT ON TRANSPORTATION PRIORITIES British Columbia Newsroom | Press Release October 7, 2014 VICTORIA - The Government of B.C. is developing “B.C. on the Move”, its new 10-year provincial transportation plan, and invites British Columbians to share their ideas as it prioritizes...
October 3rd 2014 at 09:45 AM
Business Counts Workshop Series Launched
BUSINESS COUNTS WORKSHOP SERIES LAUNCHED Small businesses have access to key business expansion and professional development speakers Comox Valley Echo October 2, 2014 In a typical community, existing businesses are the source of the majority of new investment and employment growth, providing...
September 26th 2014 at 11:59 AM
New Victoria Group Promotes Beginner Tech Education for Women and Kids
NEW VICTORIA GROUP PROMOTES BEGINNER TECH EDUCATION FOR WOMEN AND KIDS Published by Andrew Duffy | Times Colonist September 24, 2014 Traditionally under-represented in high-tech circles, women in Victoria will soon have a new tool to break into the game. Victoria’s Ladies Learning Code...
September 26th 2014 at 11:27 AM
Spin Master Toys Celebrates 20 Years of 'Spinnovation'
SPIN MASTER TOYS CELEBRATES 20 YEARS OF 'SPINNOVATION' Published by TechVibes September 24, 2014 In 1994, Toronto-based entrepreneurs (and best friends since the age of 10) Ronnen Harary and Anton Rabie launched their first toy on the market with a startup budget of just $10,000. The Earth...
September 15th 2014 at 12:11 PM
Made-in-Vancouver Web Series Tackles Challenges Women Face in Tech Industry
MADE-IN-VANCOUVER WEB SERIES TACKLES CHALLENGES WOMEN FACE IN TECH INDUSTRY Published by Tyler Orton Business in Vancouver As operations manager at the B.C. Innovation Council (BCIC), Tarah Ferguson would hit various tech events and trade shows featuring the industry’s most lauded...
September 12th 2014 at 09:37 AM
Nanaimo Company to Make its Final Pitch
NANAIMO COMPANY TO MAKE ITS FINAL PITCH Published by Robert Barron Nanaimo Daily News Input Logic, one of Nanaimo's growing number of high-tech companies, is among the top 10 finalists out of more than 200 nominations in the B.C. Innovation Council's 2014 New Ventures Competition. Company spokesman...
September 5th 2014 at 03:36 PM
Local High-Tech Group Gets New Leader
LOCAL HIGH-TECH GROUP GETS NEW LEADER Published by The Daily Courier September 4, 2014 The new CEO of high-tech support group Accelerate Okanagan comes to the Valley straight from California. Pilar Portela was previously director of software development at SBM Site Services in Sacramento. Portela...
July 28th 2014 at 08:56 AM
Premier Announces $6 Million for Cutting-Edge Innovation Centre
Premier Announces $6 Million for Cutting-Edge Innovation Centre BC Newsroom July 28, 2014 KELOWNA - Premier Christy Clark and Minister of Technology, Innovation and Citizens’ Services Andrew Wilkinson were joined by local technology entrepreneurs today to announce that the Province has made...
July 19th 2014 at 09:52 AM
Comment: BC's Technology Sector Needs More Women
COMMENT: BC'S TECHNOLOGY SECTOR NEEDS MORE WOMEN Opinion/Editorial by Paris Gaudet Published by the Times Colonist B.C.’s technology sector is thriving and is full of opportunities for people with a wide range of skills. Technology continues to dominate much of our daily lives and B.C. is...