Lisa Williams

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Canada partners with India on tech projects

Canada and India will be partnering on 10 science and technology (S & T) initiatives as announced recently by Minister of Foreign Affairs David Emerson. "Our government understands the importance of establishing international research partners and the crucial role science and technology play in the new economy," said Minister Emerson in a released statement.

White House doesn’t have to turn over e-mail records, rules judge

A judge ruled Monday that the U.S. Executive Office of the President doesn't have to turn over information on an alleged 10 million missing e-mail messages to a government watchdog group seeking information on how the e-mails were lost.

RCMP tackles cyber crime with tech training

Canadian law enforcement officials, including the RCMP, have launched a partnership with Microsoft to receive training on the latest technologies and threats in order to tackle the increasingly sophisticated world of cyber crime.

SSHA responds to EHR criticism

Smart Systems for Health Agency (SSHA) has hit back at criticism from Ontario's Information Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian on the progress made so far in the development of an Ontario-wide EHR.

Lac Carling 2008: Obama is the president of online social networking, says Manley

In his keynote address to delegates at the 2008 Lac Carling Congress in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont., former deputy prime minister John Manley cited the U.S. democratic presidential party hopeful, Barack Obama as a model for Web 2.0.

Ontario’s privacy czar frustrated by lack of progress on EHR

In her 2007 report released Wednesday, Ontario Information and Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian urged the province to make a privacy-protective e-health record a priority.

Canadian exec urges cabinet position to address IT

The Canadian government has come a long way in the areas of information management and service delivery, according to Jim McIntyre, vice president of public services with SAP Canada. "Governments are getting it," he said. "But I'd like to see the federal government have a cabinet position that addresses information management and IT needs."

Green IT success requires behaviour changes – not just tech, says Ontario ADM

Technology is a factor in enabling the Ontario government to meet their green targets, but behaviour and mindset also plays a role, according to associate deputy minister Hugh MacLeod. "This is a transformational change for which new conversations and new partners are required," said MacLeod yesterday at a Green Technologies town hall meeting hosted by the Office of the Corporate Chief Technology Officer.

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