Gaming

Q: Pat: I would like to know if it is time to sell Cineplex. I have held it for a while and the stock has done well for me, but is it time to move on given the current trend? Thanks.

A: Cineplex Inc., $39.35, symbol CGX on Toronto (Shares outstanding: 63.5 million; Market cap: $2.5 billion, www.cineplex.com), is the dominant movie theatre operator in Canada and the fourth largest in North America. The company owns or has interests in 164 theatres containing 1,677 screens. Cinep ...

Three Canadian cities make prestigious list of world’s 25 most high-tech places

For a country of just 36 million and only a handful of major metropolitan areas, Canada continues to punch above its weight when it comes to high tech cities. Although there are many ways to measure the success of a city —looking to economic indicators like employment levels, poverty and median i ...

Episode 58: Integrating AI into Your Business Strategy

Artificial intelligence is on the mind of entrepreneurs and business executives all over the world. And while everyone is talking about it, understanding how and where to actually apply it to your business is quite a different matter. In this episode, Jon Prial talks with Bradford Cross, a founding ...

3 megatrends that will drive digital business into the next decade

By Mike Walker, Gartner Inc. Imagine a world where it is possible to implant a magnet that detects electrical current or utilize an exoskeleton to enhance strength. Now consider the potential abuses of requiring employees to have chip implants before they can work. Human augmentation has the potent ...

WestJet’s problem: it’s too damn nice

Except for this guy. He’s actually really cool…   WestJet is too nice. There, I am Canadian and I said it. Before I begin to tell you about some things I think Canada’s second largest carrier is doing wrong I should preface this by saying WestJet is one of my go-to companies. I fly across ...

Let responsible kids take transit alone, BC dad says in viral campaign

A Vancouver father of five is protesting a provincial government decision to keep him from sending his kids on city transit on their own and he’s started a fundraising campaign to take the province to court. Adrian Crook is a video game design consultant who lives with his five children in downto ...

Intel targets binge watchers and VR enthusiasts in soft PC market

Intel Corp. is going after the binge watchers with the first round of 8th Gen Intel Core processor-powered devices. Elaine Mah, director for Canada at IntelDesktops, laptops, and 2-in-1s featuring i5/i7 processors will be hitting the market this week, perfect for students who have put off their bac ...

Buy Axion Ventures for a double, PI Financial says

Quarterly results he describes as “mixed” aren’t dampening PI Financial analyst David Kwan’s enthusiasm for Axion Ventures (TSXV:AXV). On August 29, Axion reported its Q2, 2017 results. The company generated EBITDA of negative $2.4-million on revenue of $2.02-million, a topline that was do ...

UBC unveils Holographic Brain Project for neuroscience students

Researchers at the University of British Columbia have created an app for the Microsoft HoloLens that allows students to use the mixed reality technology to study the brain. “The brain is a very complex structure, in particular in its three dimensional anatomy,” says Claudia Krebs, professor of ...

The today and tomorrow of 5G wireless

If you were running late in the 1980s, you either showed up late or found a payphone and called ahead; today, a quick text — “running late sorry” — does the trick. If you got lost driving in the 1980s, you drove on and on until you got un-lost or stopped at a gas station to ask for directio ...