B.C., Rogers announce $450 million wireless coverage plan

The B.C. government is partnering with Rogers to expand the province's wireless networks. The $450-million, three-year plan will expand wireless coverage in more than 70 communities in the province's northeast, Interior, Lower Mainland

Published on: June 13th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

New B.C. student information systems in controversy

When the British Columbia government announced a multi-million dollar 12-year contract with Fujitsu Consulting (Canada) Inc. last November to develop a new student records system, it was celebrated as a win for school

Published on: June 12th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Ottawa adds more radio channels for B.C. resource roads

Truckers, sportsmen and residents who use British Columbia’s 650,000 kilometres of resource roads will soon have better radio connectivity when deep in the back country. Industry Canada said Thursday it will dedicate 40 new

Published on: June 5th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Vancouver picked for new Microsoft development facility

Downtown Vancouver will be the site of a new Microsoft Canada Excellence Centre (MCEC) training and development facility. The facility, which will open next year in Vancouver's downtown Pacific Centre, significantly expands the company’s

Published on: May 5th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Tax evasion software not illegal: BC court

British Columbia’s Court of Appeals ruled yesterday that it was not illegal for a local software company to market software that allowed users to under report their sales to revenue agencies.InfoSpec Systems Inc.

Published on: July 18th, 2013 nestor e. arellano

Moore gets Industry in Harper cabinet shuffle

With nine new faces added to the federal Cabinet in Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s shuffle on Monday, the one with the most impact on technology will be a familiar one.James Moore, longtime Minister

Published on: July 15th, 2013 Dave Webb

Howl over HootSuite

Successful Vancouver-based tech startup, HootSuite yesterday announced that it will review its internship job postings following complaints over allegations made on social media site, Reddit that the company is not paying its interns.HootSuite

Published on: April 8th, 2013

Mobile medical unit makes debut at local B.C. event

A mobile medical unit in British Columbia, designed to provide onsite emergency health care following a disaster such as earthquake, fire or disease, has undergone its first deployment in mid-August. A joint initiative

Published on: August 29th, 2011 Kathleen Lau

B.C. police to use IBM to sort out multiple aliases

The organization that manages all the police records in British Columbia is planning to roll out specialized IBM software to create better profiles of the suspects, victims and witnesses in their database. The

Published on: July 7th, 2011 Rafael Ruffolo