Posts Tagged: edmonton

BioWare – a Top 100 Employer

Last week BioWare Corp. announced that they were recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. From the press release: “This acknowledgment is a great honour, and we are thrilled to receive this award. It is important to BioWare because it reflects our core value of Quality in our Workplace, and it also demonstrates that… Reads more »

Small Business Week

Last week was Small Business Week in Alberta, and indeed all across Canada. Here are some interesting statistics about small business in Alberta: Small businesses (businesses that employ less than 10 employees) account for 74% (104,000) of all businesses with employees in Alberta. (Source: Alberta Economic Development, 2004 Alberta Business Monitor) In 2004, women accounted… Reads more »

.NET Wizards October Meeting

Earlier tonight was the October meeting of the Edmonton .NET Wizards User Group. We usually have one of our members present a topic, and tonight Dickson did an excellent presentation on Visual Studio Tools for Office. He’ll be posting the code and materials he used on the wiki soon. I also got around to fixing… Reads more »

UofA Heads Downtown

Well it’s official! The proposal from the University of Alberta to purchase the aging Hudson’s Bay building in downtown Edmonton was unanimously approved by the University’s Board of Governors today. From today’s Edmonton Journal: Gary Kachanoski, the U of A’s vice-president of research, said the deal would harnesses the intellectual and research power of the… Reads more »

TEC Connector

I attended TEC Edmonton’s TEC Connector event this afternoon with Dickson. TEC Edmonton is a joint venture of the University of Alberta and the Edmonton Economic Development Corporation. Here’s what the event was all about: This TEC Connector event will showcase companies created from the results of University of Alberta inventions and technologies. In addition,… Reads more »