Telus wins court approval on Mobilicity purchase

The Ontario Supreme Court today approved Telus Corp.’s offer to purchase financially troubled wireless carrier Mobilicity for $380 million. The nod from the court follows last week’s decision by debtholders of Mobilicity to

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Boost in SR&ED credit needed by Ontario IT industry: Deloitte

The Ontario Liberal government’s proposed 2013 budget can provide the local technology industry with a much needed boost by increasing tax credits for research and development, according to Deloitte Canada.“Simply said, we in

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Cellphone user protection bill gets another call

Ontario’s Liberal government intends to introduce a bill that would have mobile phone service providers clearly explain their fees to customers as well as face limits on the cancellation fees they charge.Tracy MacCharles, Liberal

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Government-IBM supercomputing project marks 1st year

Long term climate pattern, healthcare record encryption, brain cell activity mapping and urban planning models are among the research projects now being tackled by a $210 million supercomputing project being undertaken by the

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ServiceOntario hit by complex computer problems

ServiceOntario’s information technology system bogged down early this week, leaving thousands of Ontarians waiting in line for hours at ServiceOntario offices. ServiceOntario, which is responsible for delivery via Internet, telephone and automated kiosks of services such

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3 lessons learned by eHealth Ontario chief

Three years into his job as the steward of Ontario’s electronic health records program, the head of eHealth Ontario said the organization has learned three valuable lessons about technology deployment that will help it

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Elections Ontario lashed for missing data fiasco

Any organization that lets staff use a portable device capable of holding customer information – including laptops -- should insist that data encryption is always on, says Ontario’s privacy commissioner. Ann Cavoukian made

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: July 31st, 2012 Howard Solomon

Was the Elections Ontario data loss a ‘perfect storm’?

The missing USB data stick fiasco at Elections Ontario has more than a few IT experts scratching their heads.If an interim forensic investigation report is accurate, the department had more than adequate security

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: July 18th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Dell to provide hardware, services to Ontario schools

Dell Inc. has won a bid to provide Ontario schools with computer hardware and services over the next few years.The company announced Wednesday it had been selected by the OECM (Ontario Education Collaborative Marketplace),

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