Government essentially cutting billions from innovation funding, CATA says

For years, Russ Roberts has argued that despite its much-vaunted "innovation agenda," Canada's federal government has functionally reduced innovation spending...

July 27th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Sara Kirke interview

Sara Kirke Award winners 2017 – Fawn Annan and Cindy Gordon interview

Awarded for entrepreneurship and innovation by the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance, the Sara Kirke Award celebrates women leading the tech...

June 8th, 2017 Brian Jackson

New project aims to give Canadian military veterans a second career in cyber security industry

It’s no secret Canada has a severe technology industry skills shortage, but a new partnership between the Canadian Advanced Technology...

May 11th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Police chiefs, CATA partner to fight cyber crime

By one rough count there were 61 publicly reported data breaches or exposed personal records in Canada last year, led...

March 13th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Tech industry cheers as 2016 federal budget includes support for STEM training, digital infrastructure

Canada's technology industry can look forward to the federal government investing half a billion dollars' into the country's digital infrastructure,...

March 23rd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

help wanted sign. IT talent

Canada needs 182,000 people to fill these IT positions by 2019

*Editor's note: Story originally published March 19, and is updated as one of our most popular posts of 2015. Due...

December 12th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

Federal budget leaves IT sector players wanting more

The 2015 federal budget delivered by Finance Minister Joe Oliver got a somewhat tepid reaction from observers in the technology...

April 21st, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

iCanada and WCIT to hold joint summit in Montreal

iCanada and WCIT to hold joint summit in Montreal

A dancer twirls gracefully through the air, the fabric of her clothing floating on currents of air. The spotlight illuminating...

October 10th, 2012 brian bloom

Feds legacy IT threatens service delivery, hiring

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...

April 21st, 2010 Kathleen Lau