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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...

COVID-19 pandemic puts digital health care to test

Experts call level of demand for virtual delivery of medical services ‘unprecedented’

SFU researchers develop tech for cheaper coronavirus testing kits

It’s best for Canada to be “over-prepared” for the fallout of COVID-19 rather than the alternative. That was the message Anita Anand, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, delivered Friday...

Vancouver biotech identifying antibodies for COVID-19

AbCellera, Eli Lilly hope to test new drug on COVID-19 patients within four months

COVID-19 test device sales expedited in Canada as WHO stresses ‘test, test, test’

Canada follows USFDA in approving coronavirus test kits under emergency circumstances

Stay cyberhealthy as fraudsters manipulate crisis

Canadian Centre for Cyber Security offers tips for reducing online risk

B.C. tech firms step up with big dollars, free services in wake of COVID-19

What happened: Telus is offering $10m in support for health-care initiatives while other West Coast tech companies begin offering free services to help those dealing with the pandemic Why it...

Vancouver taps foot-focused tech market potential

Local companies are capitalizing on the growing market for footwear innovations

Beware of cybercriminals manipulating COVID-19 panic

Russian data thieves posed as Public Health Agency of Canada in email attack