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Network upgrades to provide an economic boost in the Cariboo

July 23, 2019 QUESNEL – Work to diversify economic opportunities in the Cariboo will soon get a boost, thanks to wireless network upgrades designed to expand access to modern, high-speed internet for people in the region. “The activation of reliable, high-speed internet is essential in ensuring people in rural and Indigenous communities have the same opportunities […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 201930 Views

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Fraser Institute: Artificial intelligence and other technological advancements unlikely to lead to mass unemployment

VANCOUVER—Despite dire predictions, history and demographics suggest that burgeoning technologies (including automation, artificial intelligence and robotization) will not lead to substantial job losses, finds a new essay series released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank. “While some believe the rise of artificial intelligence and other technologies will lead to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 201952 Views

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High-speed internet opens world of possibilities in rural B.C. communities

June 24, 2019 OLIVER – Access to high-speed internet is about to become a reality for people in 12 rural B.C. communities, thanks to a wireless network upgrade funded by the Connecting British Columbia program. “The ability to access high-speed internet allows communities – especially those in rural and remote areas of B.C. – to […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 201918 Views

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TELUS Investing $150 Million to Connect Prince George to Gigabit-Enabled Fibre Optic Network – T-Net

June 10, 2019 Burnaby, BC, June 10, 2019–(T-Net)–TELUS announced today that it is investing $150 million to connect more than 90 per cent of homes and businesses in Prince George including the North Side of Lheidli T’enneh First Nation’s Fort George 2 reserve directly to its fibre optic network, enhancing wireline and wireless connectivity, and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 10, 201930 Views

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More inclusive workforce to advance tech sector in B.C.

May 22, 2019 SURREY – People under-represented in B.C.’s growing technology and engineering sectors, including women, Indigenous peoples, immigrants and people with disabilities, will have better opportunities and advancement through new government-supported initiatives. Provincial funding of up to $2.2 million over two years will break down barriers through pilot projects, such as mentorship for employees […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201963 Views

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Rural B.C. to benefit from expanded high-speed internet

April 25, 2019 VICTORIA – Improved connectivity due to updates to the Local Government Act will provide more options for people living in rural and remote areas to connect with friends and family, purchase goods or services, access health services, expand their business or even telecommute. These changes give regional districts an additional tool to […]

by ahnationtalk on April 26, 201937 Views

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Capilano University announces Memorandum of Understanding to build a Creative Tech Community

NORTH VANCOUVER B.C. – Capilano University is pleased to announce it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with AMPD Technologies, Greenstone Initiatives and Hynes Developments to build a Creative Tech Community (CTC) intended to be one of Canada’s largest on-campus collaborations between education and industry. The collaboration is a joint effort to develop future generations […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 201965 Views

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Cryptanite Enters Agreement with OneFeather to Create Blockchain-Based Products for First Nations Communities in Canada

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (April 04, 2019) — Cryptanite Blockchain Technologies Corp. (“Cryptanite”) (CSE: NITE) (OTCQB: CRBTF) (FRA: 98AA), a blockchain technology company headquartered in Vancouver Canada, is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with One Feather Mobile Technologies Ltd (“OneFeather”), a British Columbia-based technology and consulting service provider focused on First […]

by ahnationtalk on April 4, 201974 Views

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Emily Carr U: Premier Horgan Meets the IM4 Team at the BC Tech Summit

March 25, 2019 The Indigenous Matriarchs 4 (IM4) is a research project led by four Indigenous women and media creators: Creative Director Loretta Todd, Cease Wyss, Doreen Manuel and Tracey Kim Bonneau. A partner of Emily Carr University, the IM4 Media Lab offers workshops for Indigenous artists, storytellers, producers, media creators, and community members to learn about XR, gain technical […]

by ahnationtalk on March 27, 201983 Views

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High Speed Internet Coming to 9 Cariboo Chilcotin First Nations

Mar 26, 2019 KAMLOOPS, BC, March 26, 2019 /CNW/ – Pathways to Technology will be connecting nine First Nations in the Cariboo Chilcotin to high speed fibre optic internet over the next 22 months. The project will significantly improve access to health care, education, economic development opportunities and emergency response services to upwards of 2,200 […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 201995 Views

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