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


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

feature connecting canadians

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

BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins at BlackBerry World 2013© 2013 IT World Canada

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