Loblaws and League bring next-generation digital health platform for Canadians

League Inc, North America's leading enterprise health operating system (health OS), today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Loblaws Inc. as part of its Powered by League program. The two organizations have come together to develop the PC Health app, a new personalized digital health app designed to improve how Canadians access and navigate … Continue reading Loblaws and League bring next-generation digital health platform for Canadians

Want someone else to do your laundry? There’s an app for that

In conversation with Abhishek Arora, co-founder at WeDoLaundry, on how technology is making it convenient for people to get their laundry done on-the-go. Having completed their first 10,000 orders, WeDoLaundry is paving the way in "laundry on call" services. How does it work? You schedule a pick-up time for WeDoLaundry to get your clothes from … Continue reading Want someone else to do your laundry? There’s an app for that

Canada’s COVID-19 exposure notification app now available in Manitoba

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, and the Premier of Manitoba, Brian Pallister, today announced that people in Manitoba can now receive one-time keys from their health authorities to use with COVID Alert, Canada's COVID-19 exposure notification app. The app helps notify users if they may have been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. The COVID Alert app … Continue reading Canada’s COVID-19 exposure notification app now available in Manitoba

Klue Raises $15M as Companies Clamor for Platform to Collect, Curate and Distribute Competitive Insights

Vancouver based Klue the AI-powered competitive enablement platform, announced a $15 million Series A funding round led by Craft Ventures with participation from HWVP, existing investors OMERS Ventures, Rhino Ventures, and BDC Ventures, and several notable angel investors including Frederic Kerrest (co-founder of Okta) and Zach Coelius (top Angelist syndicate). The investment, which brings the company's total funding to $19 … Continue reading Klue Raises $15M as Companies Clamor for Platform to Collect, Curate and Distribute Competitive Insights

CFI awards $77.5M to help major USask science facilities to address COVID-19

Two of Canada’s top science facilities at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) have been awarded a total of more than $77.5 million—a third of the total $230 million announced today by Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry Navdeep Bains for 14 research facilities across Canada. The Canadian Light Source (CLS) synchrotron and SuperDARN (Super … Continue reading CFI awards $77.5M to help major USask science facilities to address COVID-19

Innovation in BC, Canada

In conversation with  Raghwa Gopal, President & CEO of Innovate BC on the innovation landscape and startup community in British Columbia, Ignite Awards and the future of BC Tech Summit. Innovate BC has recently awarded $1.2M to four British Columbia based research projects for developing innovative solutions for Manufacturing, Forestry & Agriculture. These projects were … Continue reading Innovation in BC, Canada