Canadian government and Shaw pull new fibre optic line in rural B.C.

A joint program between Shaw Communications and the Canadian government will pull 40 km of fibre optic cable between Whistler...

September 18th, 2020 Tom Li

‘Being a cloud-enabled government is a very positive thing for BC’: Insightful chat with CJ Ritchie, CIO at the Government of British Columbia

CJ Ritchie, the chief information officer at the Government of British Columbia, is a visionary leader taking a pragmatic view...

March 3rd, 2020 Brian Clendenin

Rogers launches its first 5G smart campus in Canada at UBC

Rogers Communications has turned on its first 5G-powered smart campus in the country in partnership with the University of British...

November 6th, 2019 Pragya Sehgal

Finger Food investment in Calgary a ‘call to action’ for tech companies globally, says CSO

With $3.5 million in support from the Opportunity Calgary Investment Fund (OCIF), Finger Food Advanced Technology Group is opening up...

October 15th, 2019 Pragya Sehgal

Lion's Gate Bridge, Vancouver

West coast, best coast? Public sector CIOs in B.C. are investing in the next-generation tech that will transform user experience

During the CIO Peer Forum in Vancouver, CanadianCIO had the opportunity to catch up with some west coast CIOs in...

May 14th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Microsoft Cloud and Mobility solutions

Microsoft hiring for new mixed-reality positions, launches two education partnerships in BC

The Canadian technology ecosystem has been growing in recent years, and international corporations are cashing in. Microsoft president Brad Smith...

November 2nd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Innovation Superclusters

Supercluster bids react after learning about success or failure

The Canadian government’s supercluster initiative shortlist has been revealed, and the reactions have been positive, both from those with successful...

October 16th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Big banks and telcos backing $185 M supercluster bid for national digital identity system

Correction: A previous version of this story incorrectly reported $485 million in funding committed to the project. The correct number...

September 22nd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

cyber security

CIO advice on cybersecurity – from education to investment

Security remains top of mind for organizations across Canada from IT leaders all the way up to the executive boardroom....

January 25th, 2016 Brian Clendenin