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


What surprises could the Liberals’ 2016 budget hold for Canada’s tech industry?

When Finance Minister Bill Morneau delivers the Liberal government’s long-awaited federal budget for 2016, there will be more than a...

February 17th, 2016 ITWorldCanada.com staff


MTS sells Allstream to U.S.-based Zayo

MTS Inc. is selling off its Allstream Inc. telecom business to Boulder, Colo.-based communications infrastructure firm Zayo Group Holdings Inc.,...

November 23rd, 2015 Brian Jackson

Trudeau cabinet

Here’s the top tech priorities for newly-appointed Liberal cabinet

As newly-appointed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau officially took power today in an official ceremony at Rideau Hall, also appointing a...

November 4th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Cyber security

Online identity management is a mess, and it’s time for Canadians to fix it

After my son was registered for summer camp, we received an email that we needed to go to the camp's...

August 6th, 2015 Mark Olson

Three reasons why executives find IT to be such an enigma

Little evidence of STEM skill shortage: Report

A non-profit organization that regularly assesses public issues has issued a report that runs against widely repeated arguments in the...

April 30th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

quantum computing, data

Federal government invests $15M in quantum computing

The government is putting in $15 million over a period of three years to support research into quantum computing. The...

January 22nd, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano


Ottawa to spend $100M to battle cyber attacks

The government will be spending as much a $100 million to protect its computer systems against cyber attacks. There is...

January 15th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano


Children’s Aid computer network upgrade faces delay

A centralized computer systems for Ontario’s Children’s Aid Society called for last year by a jury looking into the death...

January 8th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano