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March 5th 2013 at 05:00 PM
Teen tech week focuses on services at regional library
Published: March 05, 2013 5:00 AM All branches of Vancouver Island Regional Library are inviting teens to check in during Teen Tech Week to learn about the variety of resources available for teenage customers, including online homework help, free downloadable music and DVDs, book clubs, recommendations...
March 5th 2013 at 12:00 AM
Nanaimo Economic Development Update
Published: February 05, 2013 12:00 PM “The innovative cities of the coming age will develop a creative union of technology, arts and civics.” – Sir Peter Hall, renowned geographer and authority on the economic, demographic, cultural and management issues facing cities. Sir Peter Hall...
March 4th 2013 at 12:00 AM
Vancouver Island Technology Park
Providing startup help in Victoria and more, the Vancouver Island Technology Park (VITP), a University of Victoria Enterprise, facilitates the growth of technology on Vancouver Island by providing physical infrastructure that links provincial, national and international resources with emerging...
March 4th 2013 at 12:00 AM
Leader in BC Science and Innovation sector retires after 35 years
Thursday, February 28, 2013 Earlier this month, BCIC staff celebrated the retirement of Dr. Max Cairns after 35 years of dedicated service to BC’s science and technology world! Dr Max Cairns was born and educated in the UK and moved to British Columbia in 1973. He was a founding staff member...
March 4th 2013 at 12:00 AM
Accelerate Okanagan Technology Association Announces New Coworking Space, The Pod
Kelowna, BC  – Accelerate Okanagan has announced the opening of The Pod, a coworking space located at 1334 St. Paul Street in downtown Kelowna. The Pod will offer a full service coworking environment for innovative startup and early stage companies and technology entrepreneurs.  Jeff...
February 27th 2013 at 09:15 AM
2013 BDC Young Entrepreneur Award
Are you an entrepreneur aged 18-35? Is your company at a crossroads? Do you have a solution that could take your business to the next level? Tell us about it. It could be worth $100,000, or $25,000 in consulting services. All companies reach turning points — decisive moments when entrepreneurs...
February 26th 2013 at 12:15 PM
Why Nanaimo? The city had everything couple was looking for
The Daily News Published: Monday, February 25, 2013 When Andrew Torgerson and his wife, Crystal, first considered moving to the coast from Calgary, Alta., Nanaimo didn't rank on their list of potential new locations. The family admits they had seen the Harbour City as a place to pass...
February 26th 2013 at 11:43 AM
Explosives experts from throughout armed forces in Comox Valley to train
By Contributed - Comox Valley Record Published: February 25, 2013 11:00 AM  Experts from across the Canadian Armed Forces are in the Comox Valley to hone their skills at safely disposing explosives. Exercise Tazz-Runner '13 is a two-week training opportunity, designed to challenge explosives...
February 20th 2013 at 02:16 PM
College sells land for new hospital in Courtenay
By Contributed - Comox Valley Record The sale of land to the Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA) for the North Island Hospitals Project has been finalized, North Island College confirmed Tuesday afternoon. North Island College received approval Feb. 15 from the Ministry of Advanced Education...
February 19th 2013 at 03:14 PM
Comox fire trucks now equipped with iPads
BY MICHAEL BRIONES, COMOX VALLEY ECHO FEBRUARY 8, 2013   The Comox Valley Fire Department has added a new hi-tech feature to its emergency services - iPads. Four of its fire trucks are now equipped with the latest Apple technology, which fire chief Gordon Schreiner says will be a valuable...