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What is a ‘chief resilience officer,’ and why are so many Canadian cities hiring one?

Cities across the world are looking to become more resilient from disruptions, both physical and virtual, and Canada is no...

January 24th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Canadian businesses and IT

Toronto is Canada’s top city for IT skills, Calgary most expensive

Canada's tech sector employment has surged by almost 25 per cent in the past five years and some of its...

November 7th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Free Wi-Fi pilot for Vancouver buses

When I regularly rode public transit to work I'd quickly scan email and the news headlines on my smart phone to get...

August 12th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Vancouver picked for new Microsoft development facility

Downtown Vancouver will be the site of a new Microsoft Canada Excellence Centre (MCEC) training and development facility. The facility, which...

May 5th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Vancouver unveils $30M high-tech city plan

Vancouver unveils $30M high-tech city plan

The Vancouver city staff has unveiled before city council, a $30 million plan to turn the Canadian city into a...

April 5th, 2013

Vancouver school averts BYOD chaos with UTM tool

Vancouver school averts BYOD chaos with UTM tool

Until the deployment of an endpoint and network protection appliance from Sophos Ltd., IT personnel at Bodwell High School in...

March 4th, 2013

Wavefront, Rogers announce Vancouver wireless incubator

Wavefront, Rogers announce Vancouver wireless incubator

In an effort to drive Canadian innovation in wireless technology, Rogers Communication Inc. and Wavefront, a non-profit for Canadian wireless...

January 25th, 2012 jd speedy

Adobe acquires Canadian makers of PhoneGap, Nitobi

Adobe acquires Canadian makers of PhoneGap, Nitobi

LOS ANGELES – In addition to its own product releases and launches, Mountain View Calif.-based Adobe Systems Inc., also announced...

October 11th, 2011 jd speedy

NextBus means never missing the TTC again

NextBus means never missing the TTC again

The TTC implemented Vancouver-based WebTech Wireless’ subway and streetcar GPS-enabled prediction system in the last two years and, after much planning and...

July 18th, 2011 jd speedy