Tyler Orton

Ottawa boosts SMB wage subsidies from 10% to 75%

What happened: Federal government unveils new supports for small businesses, including significant boost to wage subsidy Why it matters: The government says measures will be more effective at...

Ready-to-launch COVID-19 projects can tap $250k from Genome BC

B.C. researchers with ready-to-launch projects applicable to combatting the COVID-19 pandemic are being urged to tap into a new funding avenue that could deliver as much as $250,000. Genome BC, a...

Coping with COVID-19: Peak Resilience Counselling

Each day Business in Vancouver profiles a B.C. company finding new ways to do business amid the pandemic

Trudeau cagey over U.S. troops at border, vows G20 will do ‘whatever it takes’ to stop COVID-19

What happened: The prime minister has acknowledged discussions about U.S. troops possibly being stationed closer to the Canadian border amid pandemic Why it matters: The border has already been...

Made-in-B.C. tech helps SMBs cut 11,000 tonnes of GHGs through route optimization

What happened: New report reveals tangible impacts of route optimization technology Why it matters: Businesses reliant on fleets are under further pressure to provide delivery services amid...

Revised relief measure will grant out-of-work Canadians $2k/month

What happened: Ottawa revises plans for direct financial support to Canadians, turning two benefits into one benefit Why it matters: The prime minister says this was done to streamline the...

COVID-19 drives home new normal of remote working in B.C.

B.C. software companies see pandemic changing the way business is done

Feds ready for ‘more stringent measures’ if Canadians flout pandemic recommendations

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says government is ready to deploy “much more stringent measures” if Canadians flout pandemic health recommendations but he stopped short of committing to using the...

COVID-19 relief package: Fintechs worry thousands of small businesses will slip through cracks

What happened: The Canadian Lenders Association has inked an open letter to federal cabinet, urging them to rethink parts of a $82b COVID-19 relief package Why it matters: Industry association fears...

How COVID-19 is already transforming legal profession

Jack Newton originally envisioned the legal community, known for its affection for face-to-face proceedings and printing mountains of paper, transitioning towards more modern technology over the next...