Tyler Orton

B.C.’s annual inflation rate falls to 2.2% in February

What happened: B.C. inflation rate falls to 2.2%, national inflation rate increases to 1.5% in February What it means: Bank of Canada unlikely to hike rates anytime soon B.C.’s annual rate of...

B.C. fintechs Mogo, Progressa hit milestones

Two B.C.-based financial technology firms have announced milestones this week. Mogo Finance Technology (TSX: MOGO) revealed March 21 it’s added about 50,000 customers to its offering of digital...

Carbon Engineering closes US$68m round, eyes commercialization ramp-up

What happened: Carbon Engineering has closed an equity financing round to the tune of US$68-million What it means: The Squamish-based company will be ramping up plans for commercialization A B.C....

Unique startup studio model makes first mark in B.C.

Expa, the brainchild of Canadian Uber co-founder Garrett Camp, is building startups in Vancouver

Kater to launch ride-hailing service in B.C. by end of March

What happened: Kater Technologies Inc. has announced plans to launch ride-hailing services in B.C. in March What it means: The Surrey-based tech company gets a first-mover advantage over incumbents...

ACL sets sights on IPO after recent acquisition deal

Global footprint of Vancouver software company grows while R&D capacity doubles

Experts weigh tech threat to 21st-century workers

Rise of automation, gig economy set to make future employment more precarious

Vancouver’s Telus commits $40b over three years to rural broadband

What happened: Telus is investing $40 billion over three years on rural internet infrastructure What it means: Residents in remote areas will have greater access to broadband connectivity Telus...

Vancouver MP Joyce Murray appointed to Treasury Board amid cabinet shuffle

What happened: Vancouver MP Joyce Murray has been promoted amidst fallout of SNC-Lavalin scandal What it means: B.C. presence in cabinet is being maintained following MP Jody Wilson-Raybould’s...

Vancouver’s Neurio acquired by U.S. power systems firm

What happened: Neurio Technology Inc. acquired by Generac Holdings Inc. Why it matters: Deal will bring Vancouver-based power analytics firm under umbrella of much larger American parent company A...