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ICE says Hootsuite hasn’t formally dropped controversial contract

Vancouver tech company was facing backlash from employees for signing a deal with controversial American law enforcement agency

Updated: Hootsuite backs out of U.S. ICE partnership amid employee uproar

Updated with statement from Hootsuite CEO Tom Keiser. The new CEO of Vancouver tech darling Hootsuite Inc. says his company is backing out of a deal with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement...

Vancouver-founded Vision Critical sheds name, rebrands as Alida

What happened: Vision Critical gets a new name following 10-month-long rebranding process Why it matters: The name-change comes after the Vancouver-founded company shifted its HQ to Toronto last...

Vancouver Startup Week draws a bead on new realities of economy

Seventh annual event explores how early-stage companies can navigate business challenges amid pandemic

Recruiting firm gives tech companies a leg up in the Vancouver hiring market

Vancouver’s proximity to Silicon Valley along with Canada’s increasing appeal for international talent have contributed to Vancouver’s status as a burgeoning tech hub. But an increase of demand for...

E-sports, VR aim to fill employee engagement gap

Technologies once considered consumer-driven now touted as means to keep workers engaged

COVID-19 treatment linked to B.C. biotech shows signs of reducing hospitalizations

What happened: COVID-19 treatment developed in part by a Vancouver company is showing signs of reducing hospitalizations Why it matters: Federal government has allocated $175 million to AbCellera to...

Shopify to tap Carbon Engineering’s CO2 capture technology

What happened: Carbon Engineering signs Canadian e-commerce giant Shopify as a customer for its carbon capture technology Why it matters: B.C. company, which is ramping up commercialization of its...

Fuel cell frenzy quadruples Ballard Power Systems’ stock

Investors suddenly placing big bets on the future of hydrogen power technology

Industry insights from top B.C. innovators

Q&A | CTO/CIO Awards winners describe “secret sauce” for tech sector success