CIO Governments Review staff

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IPAC joins Lac Carling

The Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC) has become a partner in the Lac Carling Congress, the respected e-government forum that brings officials from all three levels of government together once a year for a three-day exchange of news and views.

Western grid project now connecting three universities

A $48-million project to unite four supercomputing installations at four universities in western Canada has been completed, WestGrid recently announced.

University of Saskatchewan to encourage students to go wireless

The University of Saskatchewan and IBM Canada Ltd. announced in March that they have teamed up in hopes of leveraging the school

Banff Centre to participate in $1.5 million digital studio project

The Banff Centre is partnering with Vancouver

Canada Economic Development makes $2 million contribution to Gestion Valeo

Lucienne Robillard, Minister of Industry and Minister responsible for Canada Economic Development, recently announced a $2-million repayable contribution to university research enhancement corporation, Gestion Valeo.

Satellite firm to help provinces better fight forest fires

Ottawa-based GMC Guardian Mobility Corporation, which has developed a satellite communication technology that locates people or items across remote areas, announced last month that it is shipping its remote tracking and monitoring product to customers in Canada and the United States.

Spectrum Signal Processing to use federal grant for military research

Burnaby, B.C.-based wireless firm Spectrum Signal Processing Inc. recently secured an $8.3 million research and development investment from the Government of Canada

Government announces $4.5 million funding for SHRC projects

The federal government last month announced an investment of $4.5 million for a series of projects from the Software Human Resource Council (SHRC), all funded under the Sector Council Program.

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