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University of B.C. to add 778 technology seats with $23 million from province

University of B.C. to add 778 technology seats with $23 million from province

UBC — The University of British Columbia will add 778 more student spaces for technology-related programs over the next six years through a $23-million investment from the provincial government.
B.C. seeks to regulate electricity for cryptocurrency miners, citing huge demands

B.C. seeks to regulate electricity for cryptocurrency miners, citing huge demands

VICTORIA — British Columbia is proposing legal changes that would allow the government to regulate the supply of electricity to cryptocurrency miners.
B.C. medical isotope ‘trailblazer’ ARTMS fetches US$82M in Telix acquisition

B.C. medical isotope ‘trailblazer’ ARTMS fetches US$82M in Telix acquisition

Deal includes US$15M upfront cash, US$42.5M in shares and potential US$24.5M bonus
Auto parts maker Magna International signs strategic partnership with Sanctuary AI

Auto parts maker Magna International signs strategic partnership with Sanctuary AI

VANCOUVER — Magna International Inc. has signed a strategic partnership with Sanctuary AI for the development of general purpose AI robots for use in the company's manufacturing operations.
Federal government used AI in hundreds of initiatives, new research database shows

Federal government used AI in hundreds of initiatives, new research database shows

OTTAWA — Canada's federal government has used artificial intelligence in nearly 300 projects and initiatives, new research has found — including to help predict the outcome of tax cases, sort temporary visa applications and promote diversity in hirin
North Vancouver company wins $380K in national space food contest

North Vancouver company wins $380K in national space food contest

In outer space and remote communities on earth, the system is designed to provide both nurtrition and a taste of home
Quebecor expanding discount wireless brand Fizz to four provinces

Quebecor expanding discount wireless brand Fizz to four provinces

Quebecor Inc.'s Fizz is expanding to Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta and B.C. through a framework that allows regional cellphone providers to compete across Canada using networks built by its larger rivals.
Kamloops Innovation, TRU students start program to help businesses apply AI tech

Kamloops Innovation, TRU students start program to help businesses apply AI tech

Kamloops Innovation says artificial intelligence adoption essential for businesses to stay ahead
Tech experts hope federal AI funding will help quicken adoption, commercialization

Tech experts hope federal AI funding will help quicken adoption, commercialization

TORONTO — Tech experts are hopeful that more than two billion dollars in federal funding for Canada's artificial intelligence industry will accelerate the adoption of technology and help businesses commercialize AI products and services.
B.C.’s General Fusion, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories partner up

B.C.’s General Fusion, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories partner up

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories to help design fusion machine