The Canadian Shield donates 750,000 face shields to education ministries
The value of the 750,000 face shield donation is approximately $7.5 million
Kraus flooring group to sell distribution arm, cease manufacturing
Layoff notices to more than 200 unionized employees at Kraus Carpets and Strudex Fibres.
Garneau talks self-driving cars with Tesla execs, makes Canadian pitch
Emphasized R&D capabilities in Ontario and Quebec to complement potential production expansion.
Waterloo, Ont. launches poop-to-power pilot project
Anaerobic digestion process will create biogas, which can be burned for heat and energy; leftovers are used for fertilizer.
Sandvine in Waterloo gets $15M grant from Ontario fund
Money will help with an R&D project that is to create up to 75 jobs.
Waterloo startup Suncayr keeps harmful UV rays at bay
UV-sensitive marker is being targeted at sun-loving parents trying to keep tabs on the sensitive skin of their children.
Open Data Exchange gets $3M FedDev funding
ODX will support the development of industry standards for machine-readable and freely shared open data.
Waterloo brews win big at global quality awards
Brick Brewing in Kitchener, Ont. takes home five golds and two silvers.
Neverfrost to end winter windshield scraping
U of W innovators develop transparent film to prevent frost.
Ontario’s technology sector looks to model Silicon Valley for growth
Waterloo organizers hope to mimic Silicon Valley by strengthening ties to companies in Toronto, to create a new technology “supercluster.”
Potential bidders expected as BlackBerry faces key deadline
Microsoft, Lenovo and Google have reportedly looked at the financials.
Kitchener-Waterloo-Cambridge ahead of the pack
BMO report predicts 13,000 news jobs by the end of 2016.
New Flyer signs contracts to manufacture up 223 diesel buses
Bus manufacturer will build buses for Rochester, NY and Waterloo, Ont. transit systems.
DALSA to expand R&D investment in Waterloo
DALSA is getting a grant of up to $24.3 million from the Ontario government to support R&D of high performance digital imaging and semiconductor technologies.