Innovation Superclusters

Federal supercluster application deadline passes with few questions answered

The Canadian government’s deadline for its initial supercluster proposals has officially come and gone, but applicants aren't clear on when...

August 10th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Big Data Concept canada

Canadian government buying into big data with new forward-thinking vision

Canada has unveiled plans to become a leader in the big data revolution. The Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic...

July 28th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

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

Navdeep Bains - CAN-Med

Ottawa announces $1.2 billion Strategic Innovation Fund

Ottawa is launching a new $1.26 billion Strategic Innovation Fund that's available across all sectors, Innovation, Science and Economic Development...

July 5th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Inside Namir Anani’s award-winning approach to building a national innovation community

Ask Namir Anani, president and CEO of the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC), how he's made a difference over...

June 28th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Silicon Valley North: How Canada plans to become a leader in AI

In this pilot episode of ITWC podcast Silicon Valley North, associate editor Eric Emin Wood discusses a few of Canada's...

June 19th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Innovation Superclusters

Ottawa unveils plans for $950 million innovation ‘supercluster’ spending announced in budget

If the Liberal government's plan to fund innovation "superclusters" with $950 million raised questions when it was introduced with this...

May 24th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Shared Services Canada says 2017 budget is ‘win-win’

Shared Services Canada will have more flexibility in acquiring products and services and sharing responsibility, it said at a government...

May 16th, 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