Cloudhead wins VR Game of the Year!

The 2018 VR Awards ceremony took place October 16, 2018, in London, England and awarded the Vancouver Island-based Cloudhead Games one of the top honours. Amongst a wide-range of categories highlighting the year in virtual reality, was the highly sought-after VR Game of the Year with 13 finalists up for the award. This award category…

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Vancouver Island company to advance aerospace innovation and firefighting technology

Today the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, Minister of Accessibility and Chair of the Cabinet Committee on Federal Recovery Efforts for the 2017 and 2018 British Columbia Wildfires, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, announced a repayable investment of nearly $3.4 million in Coulson Aircrane Ltd.,…

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Tech Showcase features new & emerging Island companies

  7 local tech companies on their march to commercialization View in your browser   Bonus Session Showcase Features Vancouver Island’s Newest Tech On October 24th, the two-day State of the Island Economic Summit in Nanaimo will kick off with a pre-summit bonus session from 8:30 – 10:30 am that is not to be missed! With a…

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East Side Games is Hiring!

East Side Games (ESG) is looking to add two crew members to their new Nanaimo office. Do you hold a strong understanding of F2P mobile game design? Are you an expert in creating engaging, detailed and balanced games? Check out the details on ESG’s Senior Game Designer role. Or maybe you have technical experience in…

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Vancouver Island Receives Foreign Trade Zone Designation – Canada.ca

Designating Vancouver Island as an FTZ Point aligns with the Government of Canada’s priorities to help businesses compete in international markets and global value chains. With Canada’s unmatched investment climate, duty-free manufacturing tariff regime and low corporate taxes, Vancouver Island will continue to play a key role as a strategic location for international trade. Source:…

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We’re Talking Tech in Powell River!

The PR Creative Economy & Innovation Initiative is hosting Innovation Island for a Tech Talk with Graham Truax on September 26. Tech Talk seeks to engage with local Municipal Officials, Chambers of Commerce, SMB’s, Ec Dev organizations and other interested community members and serves to provide a foundational understanding of the effects of the growing…

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