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Ontario literacy test abandoned due to DDoS attack

There's no shortage of conspiracy theories when it comes to guessing who's behind cyber attacks. So when it was announced...

October 27th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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New online literacy test system for Ontario students crashes

The province of Ontario's IT wizards got a failing grade Thursday after a new online system for standardized tests crashed forcing...

October 21st, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Huawei Canada partners with Ontario government for ICT job growth

Information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider Huawei Canada announced today a partnership with the Ontario government to secure "hundreds of...

March 8th, 2016 ITWorldCanada.com staff

Ontario legislature (c) Howard Sandler

Technology innovation is key to the future of Ontario’s business economy: Duguid

The recent $134-billion budget tabled by the Ontario government underscores the province's ongoing commitment to technology innovation, according to one provincial minister....

March 4th, 2016 Ryan Patrick

Ontario legislature (c) Howard Sandler

Ontario government, IBM smacked for bungled software project

IBM Corp. and Ontario's Ministry of Community and Social Services have been stung by the province's auditor general for the bungled...

December 10th, 2015 Howard Solomon

Ontario legislature (c) Howard Sandler

SIDEBAR: Ontario effort among the worst a project manager has ever seen

The Ontario's troubled SAMS information management system is "absolutely among the worst" examples of poor project management one expert says...

December 10th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Ontario welfare workers’ woes with computer system continues

Ontario workers, who have been enduring the chaos caused by a province’s problem-plagued multi-million social assistance computer system, say a...

April 2nd, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

Ontario legislature, Hydro One, smart meters

Smart meters, flawed implementation

The scathing report by Ontario’s auditor general that the province’s program to install hydro smart meters in some 4.8 million...

December 11th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Ontario legislature (c) Howard Sandler

Ontario attacked for IT outsourcing

Outsourcing can be a sticky issue, particularly when it involves government. Which explains why the Ontario NDP launched an attack...

October 30th, 2014 Howard Solomon