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Prevention key to cutting cyberattacks in hospitals, protecting patients: researchers

Prevention key to cutting cyberattacks in hospitals, protecting patients: researchers

Hospitals must do more to protect patients' personal data from cyberattacks that can lead to disruptions in care, urges an article published Monday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.
Rogers, union representing striking workers in Metro Vancouver reach tentative deal

Rogers, union representing striking workers in Metro Vancouver reach tentative deal

Rogers Communications Inc. has reached a tentative agreement with the union representing nearly 300 striking workers in Metro Vancouver after contract talks broke down and the company issued a lock-out notice earlier this month.
Small business owners call on government to take on Amazon, level playing field

Small business owners call on government to take on Amazon, level playing field

TORONTO — An association representing 97,000 of Canada’s small businesses is calling on Ottawa to do more to address Amazon.com Inc.'s dominance.
InBC investing $29M in venture funds, two West Coast companies

InBC investing $29M in venture funds, two West Coast companies

Investments aim to boost growth in areas such as agritech, life sciences and biomanufacturing
Frustrated tech leaders call for progress on open banking to increase competition

Frustrated tech leaders call for progress on open banking to increase competition

TORONTO — Members of Canada’s increasingly frustrated fintech sector are calling on the federal government to move ahead with promised plans to give consumers more control over their financial data.
Trudeau, Eby announce $1-billion battery plant in Maple Ridge, B.C.

Trudeau, Eby announce $1-billion battery plant in Maple Ridge, B.C.

MAPLE RIDGE, B.C. — A billion-dollar battery cell production plant in Maple Ridge, B.C.
Video game law growing alongside broader gaming, digital media boom

Video game law growing alongside broader gaming, digital media boom

Canada is the world’s third-largest video game producer, and that supports a legal niche
B.C.-made exoskeletons could 'change the world' for the physically disabled

B.C.-made exoskeletons could 'change the world' for the physically disabled

"The first time I walked with the exoskeleton was a jaw-dropping experience."
Engineers Canada wants Alberta to reconsider change to rules around 'engineer' title

Engineers Canada wants Alberta to reconsider change to rules around 'engineer' title

A group representing Canada's engineering profession is urging Alberta Premier Danielle Smith to reconsider a proposal that aims to loosen restrictions around who can use the "engineer" title.
B.C. biotech Xenon partner abandons trials after Phase 2 failure

B.C. biotech Xenon partner abandons trials after Phase 2 failure

Xenon drug candidate failed to prove effective in treating epilepsy