By:  Mike Chouinard Via: The Squamish Chief Publish Date: February 11, 2016 Upper Paradise Valley homes will be the latest to get broadband Internet service as part of a plan to upgrade technology in rural areas of the region. The work is being done as a result of a grant from a provincial program, Connecting British Columbia, … Continued

This year CENGN will be attending the OPNFV Summit in Berlin, Germany June 20-23, 2016, to highlight the revolutionary technologies of Canada’s most innovative companies. As an OPNFV member and sponsor, CENGN’s booth space will be utilized to promote Canadian technology companies and showcase Proof-of-Concepts (PoCs). To further amplify Canadian innovation we are partnering with the Canadian … Continued

You’ve probably seen Lazymeal (a Wavefront Venture Acceleration Program company) stickers on restaurant windows around town. This Vancouver food tech startup makes it easier to order takeout. Dealing with unfamiliar text menus can be a chore. Lazymeal shows photos of each restaurant’s most popular dishes, making the decision process much easier and more enjoyable. With new restaurants added every week, … Continued

New technology brings virtual reality and augmented reality to guests at Best Western Plus Kelowna Hotel & Suites. News Release For Immediate Release KELOWNA, BC – Best Western Plus Kelowna Hotel & Suites has partnered with award-winning technology company QuestUpon (a Wavefront Venture Acceleration Program company), to create an interactive experience for hotel guests, with the ‘BC Wildlife Adventure’ … Continued

Vancouver, February 3, 2016 – Facing a life-changing medical diagnosis can be daunting and isolating, but a new mobile app could change the experience. Researchers at St. Paul’s Hospital and Simon Fraser University have completed a study of a peer-to-peer support application which allows heart patients to connect with each other, whether they are down the … Continued

Last week, the inaugural BC Tech Summit took place at the Vancouver Convention Centre. It was a very successful two days of keynotes, exhibitions, and industry networking. The interest in the conference extended beyond the borders of BC, as attendees came from across the country to learn more about the exciting innovations that Canadian tech … Continued

Ottawa, Canada – January 18, 2016 – omNovos, a global leader in omni-channel customer engagement solutions, announced today that it has officially acquired Vancouver-based mobile payment solution specialist, MiniCheckout (a Wavefront Venture Acceleration Program graduate). The purchase of MiniCheckout not only adds new functionality to the omNovos solution, but it also brings significant product development expertise to the omNovos … Continued

The Province has unveiled the final two pillars of the #BCTECH Strategy, which aims to create an environment for further growth and investment in B.C.’s tech industry. The strategy has 50 actions to deepen B.C.’s tech talent pool and make it easier for entrepreneurs to access markets, including selling to government. Educational programs will provide … Continued

CANADIAN EMBASSY TO JAPAN has established a new initiative “Canadian Technology Hub in Japan (CTJ@Tokyo) program”, and invites Canadian tech companies to join our first cohort in March 2016. This program helps Canadian tech companies to gain in-depth understanding of the Japanese market and to prepare them for sustainable entry into the Japanese market. It offers … Continued