Feds legacy IT threatens service delivery, hiring

The Auditor General of Canada’s 2010 Spring Report says the federal government is failing to modernize aging IT systems. One expert warns this has serious implications on hiring and service delivery.  While the report’s

Published on: April 21st, 2010 Kathleen Lau

Digital Nation policy needs specifics

The Conservative government will soon launch a public consultation on the matter of a digital economy strategy to make Canada more competitive. But while the dialogue will be helpful, one industry observer warns

Published on: April 6th, 2010 Kathleen Lau

CATA puts innovation debate on LinkedIn, Facebook

The Ottawa-based Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA Alliance) is using social networks to launch a discussion about the country’s innovation gap and amass feedback from the general public as to how to address it. Taking

Published on: January 25th, 2010 Kathleen Lau

Monster captures future IT job trends

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLECanada has too much geography and not enough history, Canada's 13th Prime Minister, John Diefenbaker once said. The vast geography makes life difficult for companies looking to lure brilliant IT

Published on: May 7th, 2006 Rosie Lombardi

News Briefs

A 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 (CATA) has pulled together

Published on: September 11th, 2003 No Author

Security company list proposed

Several associations are joining forces to create a national index of Canadian technology companies working in the advanced security sector.The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) has pulled together the Canadian Alarm and Security

Published on: July 11th, 2003 Allison Taylor

Canadian database of security companies to be created

A group of Canadian associations is joining forces to create a national index of Canadian technology companies working in the advanced security sector.The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) has pulled together the Canadian

Published on: June 25th, 2003 Allison Taylor

Canadian database of security companies to be created

A group of Canadian associations is joining forces to create a national index of Canadian technology companies working in the advanced security sector.The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) has pulled together the Canadian

Published on: June 19th, 2003 Allison Taylor

Ottawa firms sidestepping research tax breaks

The good news? Ottawa-area tech companies are putting more money into innovation. The bad news? Those same companies are not taking advantage of lucrative research and development tax credits because they feel the

Published on: March 20th, 2002 Julie Clow