Tag: vancouver

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ePACT, BCTIA & ConnectFX

We were fortunate enough to join the BCTIA Centre4Growth earlier this year, gaining access to their outstanding resources that support local tech companies growing their customer base, revenue and business overall. This includes having the opportunity to participate in their fantastic ConnectFX event, presenting to some of BC’s biggest and best corporations. I’m paraphrasing here,...

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Fire Safety with Captain Gabe Roder

Captain Gabe Roder is a 24 year veteran with the Vancouver Fire & Rescue Services. With his wealth of experience in the field, he is currently serving as the Media Liaison and Fire & Life Safety Educator. In celebration of National Home Fire Safety Week, Captain Gabe sat down with the ePACT team to talk...

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John Oliver – Case Study

On September 27th 2011, John Oliver Secondary school in Vancouver, B.C., was placed under lockdown. An armed man was present in the area surrounding the school, and police were called to the scene at 1pm after reports of several shots fired. In the end, the gunman barricaded himself in a home, resulting in a stand-off with...

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Halloween Firework Safety

“Firework! Come on let your colors burst!” Okay, okay this isn’t a post about Katy Perry’s popular song. With Halloween coming up in just a few days, we are focusing our attention on Halloween safety tips, and today we look at firework safety. Everyone loves a good fireworks show, but there are some obvious, and...

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ShakeOut Recap

Nineteen million people from all around the world participated in the Great ShakeOut earthquake drill yesterday, October 17th.Earthquake preparedness is a topic we at ePACT take to heart and certainly want to help spread the word to help prepare as many people as possible. You’ve probably heard it many times, “BC is waiting for the...