Tyler Orton

How Vancouver Startup Week aims to tackle tech talent turbulence

What happened: The annual Vancouver Startup Week returns September 16 Why it matters: Startups are facing additional challenges locking down workers as tech giants move into Vancouver in greater...

Grammarly joins other U.S. tech firms opening Vancouver offices

What happened: Grammarly is opening its newest office in Vancouver Why it matters: It’s among a number of American firms that have been entering the local market on the hunt for tech...

B.C. directors’ campaign targets U.S. production gigs

Locals say lagging employment opportunities don’t reflect surge in foreign film productions

Election 2019: What’s at stake for federal leaders?

Leadership shake-ups could be in the cards for parties that underperform in the fall election

Flouting Uber and Lyft model, Kater plans to offer ride-hailing across all B.C.

What happened: B.C.-based Kater is submitting its application to operate as a ride-hailing service across all regions in B.C. Why it matters: Uber and Lyft both say they have no immediate plans to...

Ottawa opens coffers to B.C. tech initiatives ahead of election

What happened: Ottawa has ramped up funding announcements for B.C. tech initiatives since late August Why it matters: Funding will be used to facilitate training and support services for individuals...

As job losses mount, B.C. loses claim to Canada’s lowest unemployment rate

What happened: Statistics Canada reveals the province lost 8,300 jobs in August Why it matters: It’s the third straight month of job losses for B.C. B.C. no longer holds the bragging rights to...

Vancouver’s Terramera raises US$45m to ‘change the paradigm’ on agriculture

What happened: Terramera raises US$45m in funding round led by American investors Why it matters: This follows a new RBC report detailing how Canada could unlock billions more in economic growth...

Tech companies cultivate agricultural sector

Increased agricultural investment in tech could spur $11 billion in growth: report

Burnaby-based Clio raises US$250m in major financing deal

The legal tech company says it will invest the funds in product development