Tyler Orton

Investor conference for B.C. life sciences sector draws record turnout

What happened: A record number of attendees and presenters hit the annual LifeSciences BC Investor Summit in Vancouver Why it matters: There’s a strong demand for capital on the West Coast among...

UPDATED: Ryan Holmes stepping down as Hootsuite CEO

What happened: Founding CEO Ryan Holmes says he’s stepping away from the top job Why it matters: The Vancouver tech company has long been at the centre of speculation over an IPO The man who is...

Rogers, UBC launch Canada’s first 5G smart campus

What happened: New 5G infrastructure is launching on UBC campus Why it matters: The technology will be used for research for real-world applications The University of B.C. and Rogers Communications...

Regulator moves against Vancouver’s Einstein crypto exchange amid money-laundering concerns

What happened: B.C. Securities Commission has received court approval to protect assets related to the Einstein cryptocurrency exchange Why it matters: The regulator says Einstein owes customers...

New $800k fund aims to boost development for B.C.’s doc, factual TV sector

What happened: New fund for West Coast TV industry will be aimed at early stage development for documentary and factual TV series Why it matters: The local sector has faced uncertain in recent years...

B.C. ride-hailing firms target niche markets to compete with giants

Ride-hailing giants like Uber Technologies Inc. (NYSE:UBER) and Lyft Inc. (Nasdaq:LYFT) appear poised to seize on their respective statuses as incumbents when these services hit B.C. streets. That...

Ride-hailing’s rough road ahead in B.C.

Riders likely facing long waits, higher-than-expected prices, say ride-hailing companies

B.C. ride-hailing could be delayed until after holidays: MLA

What happened: A provincial regulator is warning that ride-hailing applications could be delayed a further three weeks Why it matters: Many British Columbians had been expecting ride-hailing...

Can a minority government weather a global slowdown?

Canada not well positioned compared with its peers to navigate a downturn, experts say

Collectors seek blockchain-backed peace of mind

Majik Bus offers registration of valuable items, facilitates sales of collectibles