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Canada needs 182,000 people to fill these IT positions by 2019

*Editor's note: Story originally published March 19, and is updated as one of our most popular posts of 2015. Due...

December 12th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

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Record high number of federal data breaches, says Canada’s privacy commissioner

The federal government suffered a record-high 256 data breaches during the 12 month period ending March 31, the privacy commissioner...

December 10th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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SecTor 2015: IT pros — Canada’s spooks want you

Among the trade show booths at this week's SecTor security conference in Toronto was one for an organization that hadn't...

October 22nd, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Federal budget leaves IT sector players wanting more

The 2015 federal budget delivered by Finance Minister Joe Oliver got a somewhat tepid reaction from observers in the technology...

April 21st, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

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AWS-3 spectrum auction rules to favour small wireless players

The Government of Canada today took steps to streamline its next spectrum auction and introduced some mechanisms that would provide...

July 7th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

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Laptop with health records of 620,000 Albertans stolen

Almost four months after the incident, Albertans are just finding out that a laptop containing the health records of 620,000...

January 23rd, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

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CRTC rolls out municipal access agreement model

For carriers and cities alike, the process of coordinating telecom projects within municipal jurisdiction can be a daunting task. Consider...

November 21st, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

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Regulators urged to probe ethics of Bell’s ‘data grab’

Provincial and federal regulators need to examine the ethics around the sort of wide-ranging data collection that Bell Canada intends...

October 22nd, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano