Category: Business

It’s Tax Time! Tips for Canadian Small Businesses

By Christine Persaud
For small business owners, then, dealing with tax time often falls on the owner, an employee in accounting (if the business is large enough to have an accounting “department,”) or contracted out help. If you’re handling things yourself in some capacity, here are a few tips to make things run more smoothly and maximize your returns.

More Than Half of Tech Workers Believe They Are Underpaid

By Christine Persaud
There are traits that typically define what makes a good job, including a positive work environment, fulfilling work, and sufficient pay. When it comes to the latter, a new study finds that a number of people who work for some of the largest tech firms believe they are underpaid in relation to the value they bring.

Internet of Things (IoT) Gets a Boost

By Yasmin Ranade
L-SPARK and TELUS have partnered to launch the Secure IoT Accelerator program in collaboration with BlackBerry Limited and Solace. The Secure IoT Accelerator program is hoping to enable Canadian Internet of Things (IoT) ventures by providing them global market reach capability with a Secure by Design technology.

What’s Up with Drone Technology?

By Yasmin Ranade
Remotely Piloted Aerial Systems (RPAS) have been in use since hot-air balloon bombers were used in conflict in 1849, I recently learned. But, what can drones do today? How are they used? Who is monitoring them?

Healthcare by Smartphone in British Columbia

By Yasmin Ranade
British Columbians will be the first to get access to one-on-one video consultation with physicians, allowing them to speak directly and privately with a BC-licensed family doctor. What’s more, this video consultation will be covered by the patient’s BC provincial Medical Services Plan (MSP).