Edmonton agrees to expand Shaw Wi-Fi network

Edmonton’s city council has agreed to allow Shaw Communication’s Wi-Fi network to expand to municipally-owned areas across the city.  The planned expansion will give wireless Internet access to people with mobile devices in a

Published on: May 23rd, 2013 Howard Solomon

How Edmonton embraces open data

NEW YORK – When the Center for Technology in Government and SAP AG were looking for examples of innovative leadership in opening government data to the public, they picked two cities. The first

Published on: December 5th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

Ottawa turns to hosted utility management solution

For businesses, dealing with city hall can be a bit like stumbling through a maze. That can be compounded on physical infrastructure projects, which not only need municipal approval but also a green

Published on: December 8th, 2011 Howard Solomon

Dell Canada cuts jobs at Ottawa call centre

Dell Canada is putting its Canadian expansion plans in reverse as it lays off staff at its call centre in Ottawa, according to a report from the Canadian Press on Wednesday. The troubled

Published on: January 29th, 2008 Shane Schick

Edmonton EMR set to go

Edmonton is set to deploy a region-wide EMR and scheduling system.With partners Capital Health , and Madison, Wis.-based Epic Systems , the city is aiming to have a common database to support clinicians

Published on: August 10th, 2006 Lisa Williams

SuperNet project ploughs ahead through Alberta

Ploughing for fibre-optic cable has started in a small community near Fort McMurray, Alta., as the longest leg of the province's SuperNet project continues to push forward with a contract between Total Telecom

Published on: June 13th, 2003 Lindsay Bruce

Construction on longest leg of SuperNet project underway

Ploughing for fibre-optic cable has started in a small community near Fort McMurray, Alta., as the longest leg of the province's SuperNet project continues to push forward with a contract between Total Telecom

Published on: May 8th, 2003 Allison Taylor

Bell West expands Alberta SuperNet with fibre purchase

Western Canadian-based service provider Bell West has purchased six fibre lines in Alberta from broadband network owner/operator Total Telcom, taking another step towards completing its SuperNet Network. The network is aiming to provide

Published on: July 23rd, 2002 Jeff Wilson

Dismal rank for Canada

Canada ranks twelfth in the world in terms of its overall network preparedness, according to a report from Harvard University's Center for International Development released this month at the World Economic Forum in

Published on: February 21st, 2002 Albert Leonardo