IT industry cautiously optimistic on Ontario budget

Officials at two of the country’s IT lobbying groups have latched on to one part of Ontario’s new budget as potentially benefiting the industry. John Reid, president of the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance

Published on: May 2nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Canadian research and development spending dropping: Report

Canada’s information and communications technology sector is one of four leading groups in the country expending resources in industrial research and development, says a new study by leading academics. However, drilling down into

Published on: August 29th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Canadian tech associations sign up for Facebook

Canadian IT industry advocacy groups and associations such as the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) and the Canadian Information Processing Society (CIPS) have been Facebook-ing up a storm lately in a bid to

Published on: November 19th, 2007 Briony Smith

Real World Linux: Canada lags in Linux adoption

Inertia is cited as one of the main reasons why free and open source software (FOSS) has not yet made significant inroads into Canadian enterprises, two industry insiders agreed during a discussion at

Published on: April 14th, 2004 Rebecca Reid

Canadian cyber threat centre opens for business

Intended as an "early defense system" against enterprise IT security threats, the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATAAlliance) earlier this month announced its new cyber threat management initiative.The Cyber Security Resource Centre (CSRC) is

Published on: February 18th, 2004 Ryan B. Patrick

IT security firms to be indexed

IT security firms to be indexedA national index of Canadian technology companies working in the advanced security sector is being created by several associations banding together for that purpose.The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance

Published on: October 27th, 2003 Allison Taylor

Technology ministers discuss innovation

Federal and provincial science and technology ministers met in Quebec in September to discuss how best to reclaim Canada's position as a leading source of innovation.The Quebec City meeting, co-chaired by Industry Minister

Published on: October 31st, 2001 Scott Gardner

Technology ministers to discuss R&D plans in Quebec

Federal and provincial science and technology ministers are scheduled to meet later this week in Quebec to discuss how best to reclaim Canada's position as a leading source of innovation.The Quebec City meeting,

Published on: September 20th, 2001 Scott Gardner

Technology ministers to discuss R&D plans in Quebec

Federal and provincial science and technology ministers are scheduled to meet later this week in Quebec to discuss how best to reclaim Canada's position as a leading source of innovation. The Quebec City

Published on: September 19th, 2001 Scott Gardner