2016 federal budget includes support for STEM training, digital infrastructure

Canada’s technology industry can look forward to the federal government investing half a billion dollars’ into the country’s digital infrastructure, more than $70 million into workforce training, increased startup funding and support –

Published on: March 23rd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

New government will deal with privacy regulations, wireless

When Justin Trudeau is sworn into office as the country’s newest Prime Minister shortly, he’ll have a lot on his plate. But privacy officers will be looking for one thing that’s already on

Published on: October 20th, 2015 Howard Solomon

Registration in Canada’s Do Not Call List now permanent

The country’s national Do Not Call List (DNCL), which was created to protect Canadian residents from pesky telemarketing calls, received a shot in the arm today with the Canadian Radio and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC)

Published on: June 25th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Justice Canada workers fail email security test

Sometime in December last year, the Department of Justice Canada launched a security exercise that involved sending emails with a fake phishing link to some 5,000 employees. The practice was meant to test the

Published on: June 23rd, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Canada’s long-awaited digital strategy unveiled: Digital Canada 150

Industry Minister James Moore unveiled a long-awaited national digital economy strategy at Waterloo-based OpenText Corp this morning in an announcement that was live-streamed online. The plan, dubbed Digital Canada 150, will include 39 new

Published on: April 4th, 2014 Brian Jackson

IT’s new man in Ottawa is James Moore

Prime Minister Stephen Harper shuffled his federal cabinet in Ottawa on Monday, and Canada's IT sector now has a new man in Ottawa: Christian Paradis from Quebec is out, and James Moore form

Published on: July 16th, 2013 CDN Staff