Entries by Tracy Connery

2018 BC Tech Scholarship Winners

On June 1st the incredible individuals and companies transforming BC’s expanding tech sector were celebrated at the 25th anniversary of the TIAs.   Nine companies and two of the tech community’s most prominent leaders were recognized for their positive impact and contributions to the tech industry. Alongside, another set of exciting awards were announced. This year […]

2018 Technology Impact Awards Winners Announced

The BC Tech Association (BC Tech) announced the winners for the 2018 Technology Impact Awards (TIAs) on the evening of Friday, June 1, 2018. The longest-running and largest technology awards program in the province, this year the TIAs marked the 25th anniversary of celebrating excellence and innovation in BC’s tech sector. “Each year we are […]

Connecting Basin Communities to the World Via High Speed Wireless

When the Town of Golden welcomed the Freeride World Tour in February 2018, a powerful broadband network became critical. FlexiNET Broadband, a local Internet service provider, worked with Columbia Basin Trust to make it happen. This skiing and snowboarding event sparked a huge tourism boost for Golden when approximately 120 athletes, crew, sponsors and media […]

B.C. Smart Communities Pilot Program: Helping Small Communities Advance Technology & Innovation

The Government of British Columbia is launching the B.C. Smart Communities pilot program, to help local governments use data and connected technology to improve services and address community challenges. “The B.C. Smart Communities program will help address the unique challenges small communities face when trying to secure funding for smart city projects,” said Bruce Ralston, […]

Great Minds in Fabrication and 3D Printing: Our Regional Supercluster!

Kootenay supercluster:  Great Minds gather in fabrication and 3D printing As evidenced by the funding award to the BC-led Digital Technology Supercluster earlier this year, there is some serious momentum building in the tech sector not only in the Lower Mainland, but throughout the province, as well as here in the Kootenays. “It is an […]