CRTC price controls threaten to lower telecom speed to a snail’s pace

CRTC price controls threaten to lower telecom speed to a snail’s pace
CRTC decision to lower access costs risks compromising Internet speed and infrastructure quality The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) recently imposed strict conditions on large infrastructure providers in an attempt to lower consumers’ internet bills in Quebec and Ontario. It is forcing the owners of large fibre-optic networks – the type of cable necessary for high-speed wired internet –... Read More

Key trends reshaping the food industry in 2024

Key trends reshaping the food industry in 2024
Technology, sustainability, and shifting consumer preferences are transforming the food industry landscape One report that many Canadians should read annually to gain insight into upcoming food trends is the Trend Report from Canadian-based Nourish Food Marketing. The 2024 edition, just released this week, offers a comprehensive and insightful analysis of emerging trends in the food and beverage industry. It underscores... Read More

Long awaited oil sands emissions reduction technology going commercial

Long awaited oil sands emissions reduction technology going commercial
Innovative approach aims to cut greenhouse gas intensity by 40 percent and secure a low emissions future It’s an oil sands innovation that’s been in the works for more than two decades. By the end of this year, Imperial Oil will start up the first commercial-scale application of a technology it says will significantly reduce emissions per barrel and position... Read More

Green tech turns CO2, glycerol into valuable materials

Green tech turns CO2, glycerol into valuable materials
Groundbreaking discovery could potentially revolutionize several industries, including liquid hydrogen storage A University of Alberta researcher has made a groundbreaking advancement in turning carbon dioxide (CO2) and glycerol, a biodiesel byproduct, into valuable materials, potentially revolutionizing several industries, including liquid hydrogen storage. Yanet Rodriguez Herrero, a doctoral candidate in bioresource technology and food engineering at the Faculty of Agricultural, Life... Read More

Emerging energy resources investments boom in Alberta

Emerging energy resources investments boom in Alberta
Alberta energy producers expected to spend $730 million this year developing hydrogen, geothermal, lithium and helium resources Emerging energy resources are taking on greater importance in Canada’s oil and gas heartland. Producers will spend $730 million this year developing hydrogen, geothermal, lithium and helium resources, according to the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER). That’s a nearly 250 percent increase from 2020,... Read More

Kovo HealthTech launches KovoCloud

Kovo HealthTech launches KovoCloud
VANCOUVER – Kovo HealthTech Corporation (TSXV: KOVO) — a leader in healthcare technology and Billing-as-a-Service — has officially launched its advanced platform, KovoCloud, to its 2250+ US healthcare customers and their 4.5 million patients. “KovoCloud builds on 20 years of specialist, in-clinic digital healthcare expertise, combined with intensive development by our tech teams,” explains Kovo CEO Greg Noble. “KovoCloud is accelerating... Read More

Arbor Metals employs cutting-edge LIBS laser spectrometer for advanced lithium exploration 

Arbor Metals employs cutting-edge LIBS laser spectrometer for advanced lithium exploration 
  VANCOUVER – Arbor Metals Corp. (TSXV: ABR, FWB: 432) announced its strategic integration of a Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) laser spectrometer into its upcoming exploration program. This state-of-the-art technology will be instrumental in accelerating the assessment of lithium-bearing minerals within the company’s extensive pegmatite dykes on its wholly-owned Jarnet Lithium project in the St. James, Quebec region. The LIBS... Read More

Mood Media and Stingray create largest US in-store retail media network

Mood Media and Stingray create largest US in-store retail media network
MONTREAL – Mood Media’s Vibenomics advertising division, a leading experiential technology and retail media solutions provider, and Stingray Advertising, a prominent provider of innovative retail audio advertising solutions, today announced an agreement to combine their respective networks creating the largest U.S. retail media in-store network. This groundbreaking collaboration will provide advertisers with an unmatched national presence, reaching over 800 million... Read More

BlackBerry IVY platform the catalyst for automotive software evolution

BlackBerry IVY platform the catalyst for automotive software evolution
BlackBerry IVY driving the future of software-defined vehicles At CES 2023, BlackBerry demonstrated in-vehicle applications developed by multiple OEMs using the BlackBerry IVY platform. Blackberry is a remarkably successful Canadian turnaround story with its cybersecurity, embedded systems and automotive software product lines. BlackBerry is positioned for growth as automobiles evolve into software-defined vehicles in the years ahead. BlackBerry IVY platform... Read More