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Vigil Health Solutions Reports Third Quarter Results

February 12, 2008 (Victoria) – Vigil Health Solutions Inc. (“Vigil”) announces the results of operations for the quarter ending December 31, 2007. […]

Federal Liberal Leader visits Vancouver Island Technology Park

Alternate TextThe federal Liberal leader Stephane Dion was in Victoria Saturday meeting with environmentalists and technology experts at the Vancouver Island Technology Park.

New Trades & Technology Centre Opens its Doors at UCFV

Alternate TextB.C.’s largest recycled training facility – the $21.6-million Trades and Technology Centre at the University College of the Fraser Valley’s new campus in Chilliwack – officially opened today. Advanced Education Minister Murray Coell, Environment Minister and Chilliwack-Kent MLA Barry Penner, and Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General and Chilliwack-Sumas MLA John Les were on hand to open the centre.
“Our booming economy means we need more skilled workers than ever before, which is why increasing trades training in B.C. is a high priority for our government,” said Coell. “Every time we invest in skilled workers, it keeps our economy competitive and benefits everyone in the province.”
The 2.5-acre Trades and Technology Centre is part of the Canada Education Park, a collaborative initiative between local, provincial and international schools. The centre offers students a wide variety of high-quality programs, including architectural drafting, heavy duty commercial transport, automotive services, hospitality and event planning, electronics, professional cooking, carpentry, welding, joinery, and electrical work.

BC Innovation Council Appoints 5 New Board Members

Five new board members join BC Innovation Council’s (BCIC) Board of Directors to advance awareness and commercialization of science and technology in […]

10,000 jobs to fill in B.C. tech sector

B.C.'s technology industry is ramping up efforts to recruit new workers with more than 10,000 tech jobs up for grabs in the […]

Times Colonist Reports: New jet service to San Francisco

A new, non-stop flight between Victoria and San Francisco starting this summer could be a boon for two of Victoria’s most vibrant […]

MT Mind Technology Releases First Beta Product

MT Mind Technology is pleased to announce the launch of it's first product, Sprout, as a public beta on February 8th, 2008. […]

Victoria Airport Authority Announces Direct Flights to San Francisco

What was viewed as a major hurdle for local technology companies in Greater Victoria – is no longer.  The Victoria Airport Authority […]

Non-Stop Flights between San Francisco and Victoria Viewed as a Major Victory for local Tech Industry

What was viewed as a major hurdle for local technology companies in Greater Victoria – is no longer.  The Victoria Airport Authority […]

BC Innovation Council’s Unique Joint Scholarships Bridge the Gap Between Talent Development and the Future of B.C.’s Economy

To develop B.C.’s technology and commercialization talent, two groundbreaking scholarships (B.C. Industrial Innovation Scholarship and B.C. MBA Access to Commercialization Scholarship) strengthen […]