Tyler Orton

‘Most students’ to return to K-12 classrooms in September

Students to be divided into ‘learning groups’ of 60-120 individuals

LifeLabs, privacy commissioners at odds over release of data breach report

LifeLabs hit last year by ransomware attack affecting millions of Canadians

2020 vision for 2022: Live music, clubs face ‘starting from scratch’

Video consumption also accelerating as more people stay at home during the pandemic

Feds pledge $30m for B.C.’s small businesses, tech sector

What happened: Federal government allocates more than $30 million in relief to small businesses, tech sector Why it matters: Much of the funding aimed at businesses that otherwise didn’t qualify for...

Automation firm Conexiom looks to double headcount following US$40m raise

What happened: Conexiom raises US$40 million from new investor Why it matters: Company plans to boost employment in Canada, ramp up expansion into Europe A Vancouver tech company specializing in...

Exec at Vancouver’s BuildDirect charged with money laundering, wire fraud in U.S.

What happened: Chief technology officer at Vancouver-based BuildDirect charged with white-collar crimes in U.S. Why it matters: Allegations related to COVID-19 economic relief from American...

How one B.C. tech firm is taking on Facebook with help from a global real estate firm

Kelowna’s GetintheLoop partnering with Cushman & Wakefield to offer technology at 21 malls across Canada

Monitoring WFH employees ‘hot-button issue’ for B.C. businesses

With a recent spike in COVID-19 cases reported throughout B.C. this past week, the prospect of winding down work from home policies looks increasingly unlikely for companies that can continue to...

Vancouver’s Vistara boosts Vision Critical with US$20m investment

What happened: VC firm Vistara invests US$20m in Vision Critical Why it matters: The investment follows Vision Critical moving its HQ from Vancouver to Toronto amid changes to leadership team Two...

General Fusion draws new investors amid efforts to commercialize

What happened: General Fusion reveals backing from new investors Why it matters: The company says the investments help secure its foothold in Asia in bid to make fusion power go mainstream A B.C....