Electronic Products & Technology


December 3, 2018 by Ian Bickis, The Candian Press, Toronto

GM’s push into new technologies expected to boost peer to peer car sharing

General Motors signaled a major pivot towards new technologies and mobility platforms when it announced the closing of its Oshawa assembly plant, but it will be playing catch-up to start-ups that have pioneered in the field.  One of the spaces it’s…
November 28, 2018 by Jordan Press, The Canadian Press, Ottawa (With files from Ian Bickis)

Canada’s auto industry at risk if GM closes Oshawa plant

General Motors Canada executive says car firm is the biggest and fastest-growing new technology automotive company in Canada
November 23, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

New forms of education help Canada’s skills gap

Survey of tech professionals is the first to measure career outcomes of coding bootcamp graduates exclusively across Canada
November 17, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Tech leaders hold climate change summit in Vancouver

Firms talk adaptation, committed to apply innovative solutions to some of the world's most significant challenges
November 8, 2018 by Tara Deschamps, The Canadian Press, Toronto

Canadian tech companies look to cash in on cannabis with innovations and apps

One of John Lem’s first hints that the technology behind his DNA testing company Spartan Bioscience could be a hit with cannabis users came years ago when an executive asked him if genetics could have caused a bad reaction to…
October 25, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Calgary mayor seeks to woo Vancouver tech talent

Two events held in downtown Vancouver to showcase growing opportunities for Vancouver tech businesses and talent in Calgary
October 24, 2018 by Stephen Law

Calgary Digital Transformation Showcase

Calgary has the highest head office concentration per capita in Canada with big names in energy, agriculture, life sciences and logistics calling the city home. Every one of these industries is in the midst of a digital revolution, scouting and…
October 19, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Technology jobs grow across Canada

Net tech employment accounted for approximately 8.4 percent of the overall Canadian workforce in 2017, according to CompTIA report
October 18, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Gartner picks top 10 tech trends for 2019

Analysts explore top industry trends that will impact the next wave of technology development
September 19, 2018 by Stephen Law

Lazaridis Institute selects 10 Canadian companies for Scale-Up Program

The Lazaridis Institute for the Management of Technology Enterprises, based at Wilfrid Laurier University’s Lazaridis School of Business and Economics in Waterloo ON, has selected 10 of Canada’s most promising technology companies to participate in the third cohort of the Lazaridis Scale-Up…
September 10, 2018 by Stephen Law

FWD50 2018

‟FWD50 is an opportunity to work on my job—asking why I do what I do, and whether that is changing—rather than in it.” Technology shapes every facet of Canadian life. But will it hurt or help us? Too often, technological advancement is either demonized…
September 5, 2018 by Spencer Harwood, The Canadian Press

B.C. tech-ed program aims to shrink diversity gaps

A technology education program officially launching in the fall at the University of Victoria in British Columbia hopes to address a gap in the industry with a novel approach for students.  HighTechU is a pilot program developed through the university’s computer science…