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Innovation cultivation a key competitive edge in the global market

“Through this pandemic, we’ve become a truly innovative and agile company.” I’ve probably heard that statement 100 times in the last six months. Most of these companies witnessed significant...

What are we reading? May 13, 2021

Each week, BIV staff will share with you some of the interesting stories we have found from around the web.   Mark Falkenberg, deputy managing editor: Last week, after leaked COVID-19 data proved...

COVID-19 hospitalizations in B.C. fall to four-week low

Province records second case of a vaccinated person getting a blood clot

Single vaccine dose proving effective lowering COVID-19 rates in communities: Henry

B.C.'s top doctor cautions risk of developing an infection doesn't completely dissipate after one dose

ICBC says different set of rebate cheques mailed out next week

Starting next week, ICBC says it will begin moving forward with issuing millions of Enhanced Care refunds to eligible customers

B.C. medical colleges apologize for Indigenous racism

Grand chief calls anti-racism pledges ‘grandiose, fuzzy statements’

The history behind the B.C. biotech that helped make the Pfizer vaccine work

Technology from UBC spinoff Acuitas Therapeutics critical in Canada's most prolific COVID-19 vaccine

B.C. natural resources remain an Asia-Pacific priority

Mining sector tops in Canada in attracting the region’s investment in 2020, report finds

Canadians split on idea of bringing back death penalty: poll

In the year 2020, the justice systems of at least 18 countries around the world allowed a human being to be executed for a crime. Most of these individual instances where capital punishment was...

Why B.C. should be embracing the looming longevity economy

What if we embraced aging? The pressure to be ageist is all around us. We live in a youth-minded culture with false limitations imposed on older people and especially on women. Older adults seldom...

B.C. sees lower active COVID-19 infections for 13th straight update

600 new COVID-19 cases identified, while 423 people are treated in hospital – 141 of those in ICU

Amazon plans massive ‘robotic’ distribution centre in Richmond

E-commerce giant's 450,000-square-foot fulfillment centre at Port of Vancouver among plans for five new distribution hubs in Metro Vancouver