How Alberta revamped its IT services

OTTAWA – The province of Alberta went through an IT revamp reminiscent of what the year-old Shared Services Canada organization is attempting, and came through it with key measures of user satisfaction running

Published on: November 7th, 2012 Grant Buckler

City of Airdrie puts free public Wi-Fi in municipal buildings

Anyone visiting publicly accessible municipal buildings as part of the City of Airdrie in Alberta can now connect for free to the Internet on a variety of mobile devices via Wi-Fi hotspots. The City

Published on: May 27th, 2011 Kathleen Lau

Solaro tutors students via the Web, iPhone and iPad

 A new educational service from Edmonton-based Castle Rock Research Corp. provides secondary students in Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario with access to curriculum-based resources via Web browsers and apps for the iPhone, iPod

Published on: April 30th, 2010 Jennifer Kavur

Telus expands high-speed wireless in B.C., Alberta

Telus on Thursday said it had completed a $100 million project to bring high-speed Internet to wireless customers in Alberta and B.C. The company has spent the last three years installing hardware at

Published on: February 27th, 2008 Shane Schick

Remote IT helps grow Good Earth

Calgary-based Good Earth Caf

Published on: October 2nd, 2007 Rafael Ruffolo

Alberta video network turns Calgary courtrooms virtual

A new video communications network aims to combine the City of Calgary's 73 courtrooms into one virtual room, designed to handle the presentation of digital evidence and remote video-conferencing. The Alberta provincial government

Published on: April 25th, 2007

Quebec MDs trailing the pack for use of IT

When it comes to physicians using IT in their medical practice, Quebec is lagging behind the rest of Canada, according to a doctor in La Belle province who is championing the use of

Published on: March 15th, 2007 Lisa Williams

Part 2 of Spotlight on Marilyn Steinberg from the Canadian Space Agency

InterGovWorld's Spotlight series profiles Executives, decision-makers and their initiatives across all levels of Canadian government.(CSA Photo)Part 2 of InterGovWorld's Spotlight on Marilyn Steinberg from the Canadian Space Agency (CSA). Steinberg discusses the impact

Published on: January 18th, 2007 Lisa Williams

Update Ambrose dealt to Intergovernmental Affairs

Following weeks of speculation Environment Minister Rona Ambrose has been repurposed to Intergovernmental Affairs, seemingly a casualty of Prime Minister Stephen Harper's first cabinet shuffle."These changes represent a strengthening of our ministerial team,"

Published on: January 4th, 2007 Lisa Williams