Technology

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Canadian Space Agency grants $2m to Vancouver’s UrtheCast

What happened: B.C. firm to receive funding from Ottawa for space technology Why it matters: UrtheCast looks poised to rake in additional revenue with launch of satellite constellation in 2021 A...

New $30 million clean-tech fund announced

Canadian clean-tech firms capitalizing on Clean Energy Ministerial conference to announce investments

Facebook Canada taps five B.C. publishers for newsroom accelerator program

What happened: Five B.C. publishes are set to participate in Facebook Canada’s newsroom accelerator Why it matters: The social media giant will be offering up tools and resources to help local...

Inspired neurosurgeon helping patients across Canada and U.S.

Bedridden for weeks at a time, Dr. Navraj Heran found himself struggling in high school because of the constant pain he experienced in his back. That experience inevitably inspired him to be a...

B.C. expands global role in internet domain name disputes

What happened: Vancouver will soon be one of a select number of cities handling disputes over domain names such as .com or .org Why it matters: The new designation is poised to boost Vancouver’s...

Vancouver tech firm PDFTron lands US$71m in growth capital

What happened: Vancouver-based software firm secures US$71-million investment Why it matters: Growth capital comes as the company has more than doubled its headcount since the beginning of last...

Vancouver AI company fights fires and faulty tech

TTT Studios niche harnesses technology to combat the troubles created by technology

U.S.-China accord could sideline Canadian firms: CEO

B.C. companies urged to persevere in Chinese market despite diplomatic friction

Fuel-cell drone business gaining altitude

Ballard subsidiary launches new commercial aerial vehicle

Telus touts charitable donations pegged at $150m over last year

What happened: Telus says it’s donated $150m to charitable organizations over the past year Why it matters: Vancouver-based company says one of its donations is among the largest made by a publicly...