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Technology and ICT Employment Boom in Vancouver

Vancouver, British Columbia is one of Canada’s technology hotspots.  The west coast city has a reputation for creativity and innovation that attracts skilled technology entrepreneurs from around the world.  The information and communications technology (ICT) and other technology sectors …

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Innovation Alley Celebrates Winnipeg's Thriving Technology Sector

Winnipeg, Manitoba continues to recognize the role of its technology community plays in the city’s economy by naming a section of Adelaide Street “Innovation Alley.”  The area, located in the city’s historic West Exchange District, is home to many of Manitoba’s exciting technology fir…

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Toronto Chosen as Most Liveable Location in North America

ECA International, a world leading provider of knowledge, information and technology for the management and assignment of employees around the world, ranked Toronto as the most liveable location for North Americans.  Vancouver and Ottawa tied for 3rd place in the index.

“Good air quality, solid in…

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Humble Squamish is Destination of Choice According to New York Times

Squamish, British Columbia recently made the New York Times list of top 52 places to visit in 2015.

Anyone who has visited Squamish appreciates its stunning West Coast beauty and easy-going lifestyle.

International media attention like this will undoubtedly bring more tourists and investors to thi…

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Squamish is Home to Tesla Motors’ First Electric Charging Station in Canada

Electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors opened its first Canadian charging station earlier this week, choosing the beautiful town of Squamish, British Columbia as the location. 

Squamish is strategically located between Vancouver and Whistler, providing Tesla owners with uninterrupted charging opti…

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Lillooet Joins the Green Highway with Electric Vehicle Charging Station

North America’s west coast roadways have become a little greener with the addition of a new electric vehicle (EV) charging station in Lillooet.  The community of 2500 is located 125 kilometres (78 miles) from the Olympic resort town of Whistler along the stunning Highway 99 North.  It is a popular s…

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Electric Vehicle Car-Share and Co-op in Squamish’s Future?

Squamish is considering a pilot project with EasyPark to develop a car share initiative that would allow drivers to travel between Vancouver and Squamish using electric cars.  The co-op model would require members to pay for the use of the clean energy vehicles and allow greater flow of people betwe…

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Vancouver Promotes Construction of Tallest Sustainable Office Tower

Real Estate Investment company Credit Suisse is developing a $200 million construction project in downtown Vancouver and the city is promoting it as the tallest sustainable office tower in the world. 

Renowned architect Harry Gugger (the man behind the Bird’s Nest Stadium in Beijing and the renova…

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Vancouver Brewery and Lillooet Hop Farm form Award-winning Partnership

Vancouver-based Powell Street Craft Brewery stunned the Canadian beer scene by winning the Canadian Brewing Awards Beer of the Year.  The year-old nano-brewery, owned by David and Nicole Bowkett, won the prize for its Old Jalopy Ale.

Owners Sam Quinlan and Tim Hazard of Lillooet’s Bitterbine Hop C…

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Vancouver School Board Focuses on Applied Sciences

Do your kids love science?  The Vancouver School Board is partnering with the British Columbia Institute of Technology and the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of B.C. to encourage students to embrace science, technology, engineering and math.  The institutions hope that students will u…

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New Space Boosts Arts in Vancouver

Last week, Vancouver City Council awarded the lease of a City-owned warehouse at 281 Industrial Avenue to The Arts Factory, comprising Great Northern Way Scene Shop and Arts Factory Society, to be used as affordable, multi-tenant artist studios and production space. The Arts Factory will primarily b…

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