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Government looking for ISPs to provide rural high-speed Internet

The federal government is looking for Internet service providers that will provide high-speed Internet service to rural areas in the...

October 16th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

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Will BlackBerry lobby Ottawa on takeover rules?

BlackBerry Ltd. is reported to have registered to meet with lawmakers in Ottawa to discuss the Investment Canada Act, which...

September 11th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

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Waterloo women in IT project gets government funding

The Government of Canada is providing $300,000 to fund a program aimed at providing jobs for more women in the...

September 5th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Moore gets Industry in Harper cabinet shuffle

Moore gets Industry in Harper cabinet shuffle

With nine new faces added to the federal Cabinet in Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s shuffle on Monday, the one with...

July 15th, 2013 Dave Webb

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

Year in review: Bell unintentionally sparks net neutrality debate

Year in review: Bell unintentionally sparks net neutrality debate

In 2008, network neutrality went from being a serious topic of conversation in IT circles to a hot button, heavily...

December 23rd, 2008 Rafael Ruffolo

IPv6 compatibility milestone approaches

IPv6 compatibility milestone approaches

On June 30, U.S. federal government officials expect to declare an early victory on the IPv6 front. But they admit...

June 26th, 2008 Carolyn Duffy Marsan

Slow gains being made in cyber security, say Feds

Slow gains being made in cyber security, say Feds

Washington politicians are frequently denounced for moving too slowly to respond to emerging problems, and while the adage has proven...

April 10th, 2008 Matt Hines

Government R and D tax credits not adequate, say Canadian IT groups

Government R and D tax credits not adequate, say Canadian IT groups

In its federal budget for the 2008-09 fiscal year announced this week, the Canadian government is offering more tax credits...

February 29th, 2008 Greg Meckbach