Tyler Orton

Pandemic redraws urban transportation road map

New study examines COVID-19’s impact on how Metro Vancouverites commute

B.C. adds 15,300 jobs in August but growth slows amid recovery

What happened: B.C. adds jobs in August, unemployment rate goes down Why it matters: Latest data shows the province’s rate of recovery isn’t quite matching that of prior months B.C.’s summer of...

How HR is tapping VR as pandemic reshapes workplace

HR summit will be held using virtual reality in a bid to bring attention to immersive technologies in the workplace

TransLink says 92% of passengers now wearing face masks

What happened: Transit authority reports vast majority of passenger complying with new mask rules Why it matters: Requirements went into effect at end of August in a bid to slow the spread of...

From wind power to waste conversion, B.C. earmarks $8.5m for cleantech

What happened: Provincial government allocates money to nine made-in-B.C. cleantech projects Why it matters: Dollars are coming for climate-driven initiatives amid economic uncertainty brought on by...

Tech taps remote work trend to sustain growth

Competition for talent increasing as more employees work from home

Tech facilitating online education in ways ‘not possible’ a year ago

SFU's incoming president says challenges still await faculty, students as university shifts to online learning

Economy shrinks by record 38.7% in Q2: StatsCan

What happened: Canadian economy posts mix of record gains and losses for June and Q2, repsectively Why it matters: Economists are revising estimates of GDP declines following new data from...

COVID-19: B.C. researchers, companies partner up to study safe return to work

What happened: B.C. researchers and businesses are recruiting volunteers to study both the medical and psychosocial impacts of COVID-19 in the workplace Why it matters: Real-time data from the study...

Feds pledge ‘up to’ $2b to provinces for back-to-school safety

PM also promises additional $112m for schools in First Nations communities