Tyler Orton

Cineplex unveils first eight B.C. theatres to reopen this week

What happened: Cineplex releases phased reopening plans for B.C. theatres Why it matters: Reopening efforts come as province moves into phase three of economic restart Canada’s largest theatre...

Commercialization prospects appear fruitful for B.C.’s Kardium even amid pandemic

What happened: Medical device company gets certification for European sales Why it matters: The nod comes even as pandemic leaves much of the economy in stasis If Kevin Chaplin had his druthers,...

Lululemon acquires home-fitness firm Mirror for US$500m

What happened: Lululemon acquires American company in US$500-million deal Why it matters: The acquisition comes as clothing retailers face uncertainty amid the COVID-19 pandemic Lululemon Athletica...

Hootsuite taps new CEO to replace co-founder Ryan Holmes

What happened: Hootsuite names new CEO Why it matters: Vancouver tech firm long at the centre of rumours of an IPO or sale Hootsuite has landed a new CEO following a nearly eight-month search to...

Three big B.C. brands boycott advertising on Facebook over hate-speech concerns

What happened: Lululemon, MEC among iconic West Coast brands pulling ads from Facebook Why it matters: The companies are part of a growing campaign raising concerns over the social media platform’s...

Trudeau dismisses potential renewal of aluminum tariffs as harmful to U.S. economy

PM announces extension of commercial rent relief for small businesses

B.C. startup Thoughtexchange raises $10m as activity spikes amid pandemic

What happened: Thoughtexchange raises additional $10m following previous Series B round Why it matters: While many companies battle economic slowdown, B.C. company reports surge in usage of its...

VIFF goes virtual for 2020, Cinematheque plans reopening

What happened: B.C. cinephiles get clarity on future of movie-going experience Why it matters: Theatres of remained closed in the province since outset of pandemic Vancouver’s art-house cinema...

Privacy commissioners accuse LifeLabs of holding up report on cyberattack

Joint investigation concludes country's largest medical testing company failed to protect millions of Canadians

Uber expands deeper into Fraser Valley

What happened: Uber expands into three more B.C. cities Why it matters: Ride-hailing giant initially operated in Vancouver when it launched in January Residents of Abbotsford, Aldergrove and...