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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

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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

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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

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Is Canada’s open government program open enough?

The federal government has made some strides in improving in its open government efforts, according but much information still remain...

December 2nd, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

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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