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Vancouver surges in tech-city rankings, but diversity lags

Vancouver surges in tech-city rankings, but diversity lags

The relatively low cost of wages and office space in Vancouver is having a magnetizing affect on technology workers in the city.
See inside Seaspan’s high-tech tug simulator (VIDEO)

See inside Seaspan’s high-tech tug simulator (VIDEO)

Seaspan Marine Transportation is debuting its latest high-tech tactic to help tug masters safely and gingerly nudge 10,000-tonne ships up to Port of Vancouver docks.
How to lose money developing a big-city casino in Vancouver

How to lose money developing a big-city casino in Vancouver

Questions swirl around whether taxpayer money was used wisely in courting the Parq Vancouver entertainment complex development given that project’s financial woes. Yet a look at the process of delivering the city’s biggest casino shows that trusting the word of politicians proved a dangerous gamble for the developer.
Richmond's family-run blueberry winery ready to bottle biggest batch yet

Richmond's family-run blueberry winery ready to bottle biggest batch yet

It’s bottling season for Richmond-based Fraser Sun Winery, and this year, the family-run operation is packaging its largest batch ever.
Is it worth buying gas in the U.S.? This Metro Vancouver man's app has the answer

Is it worth buying gas in the U.S.? This Metro Vancouver man's app has the answer

A Coquitlam man has a created a mobile app to help people calculate whether it’s worth driving to the U.S. to pick up gasoline.
Vancouver-based Hootsuite lays off undisclosed number of workers

Vancouver-based Hootsuite lays off undisclosed number of workers

A workforce shakeup is afoot at Hootsuite Inc. after the Vancouver-based tech company confirmed it’s laying off workers.
3D printing is the future of home construction, B.C. inventor says

3D printing is the future of home construction, B.C. inventor says

A B.C.-based engineer says he has invented the future of housing construction. Paul Tinari says his 3D printer will soon be building homes in B.C. and around the world.
Co-working spaces climb in Mount Pleasant neighbourhood

Co-working spaces climb in Mount Pleasant neighbourhood

Recent corporate buy-in to the concept and record-low office vacancy rates in Vancouver’s downtown core are now ramping up the co-working trend in one of the city’s burgeoning tech hubs: Mount Pleasant.
Vancouver taxis partner with Kater ahead of ride-hailing introduction

Vancouver taxis partner with Kater ahead of ride-hailing introduction

A Surrey tech company looks set to help Lower Mainland taxis get a head start against potential ride-hailing rivals like Lyft and Uber Technologies Inc.
Most Canadians feel merrier about their personal finances than they did last Christmas

Most Canadians feel merrier about their personal finances than they did last Christmas

It is clear that Canadians are in a better mood when it comes to their personal economic standing, but this is not directly reflected in the budget that they have in mind for holiday spending.