December 2018

British Columbia Tech Sector a Leader in Canada

December 21, 2018
British Columbia’s tech sector is the fastest-growing sector in Canada – leading the nation in GDP growth and job creation. It is also a top provincial performer, with more than 10,200 companies employing over 106,000 people.   The recent 2018 KPMG British Columbia Technology Report Card highlights British Columbia as a clear Canadian tech leader, giving the province an ‘A’ rating. Recognized as an international leader across many fields of technology, B.C. is home to a number of high tech clusters, including: software design, information and communications technology (ICT), animation, film, gaming,... continue reading
Posted by Noor Subeh
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The Port of Nanaimo Experiencing Growth and Expansion

December 14, 2018
Boasting a year-round ice-free port and a strategic location on the west coast of Canada, the Port of Nanaimo has been in the centre of cargo activities for over a century, and is the largest public cargo port on Vancouver Island. With a growing economy in B.C., it is an exciting time for the Port as it launches two large projects—increasing its marina capacity and building a vehicle processing facility. The Port of Nanaimo has developed a $15-million capital plan to expand capacity at its boat basin marina, which provides space for small to medium commercial and pleasure boats. Commercial boats take up around one-third of... continue reading
Posted by Vivian Lui
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BC Export Awards Recognize Innovative British Columbia Companies

December 6, 2018
Several B.C. exporters are being recognized for their exceptional achievements in innovation, job creation and contributions to the B.C. economy. Nine companies received top honours at the 36th Annual BC Export Awards, which honour the success and innovation of export companies in British Columbia.   Since its inception in 1982, the awards program has acknowledged the work of over 300 companies, reflecting the growth and diversity of British Columbia’s economy over the past 30 years. Extending across many industries, the awards recognize achievements in nine different categories and celebrate the contributions export... continue reading
Posted by Noor Subeh
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