City of Ottawa to launch 311 AI chatbot powered by Microsoft’s Power Virtual Agent

ORLANDO --- The City of Ottawa has announced a new plan to pilot Microsoft’s Power Virtual Agent to increase the...

November 6th, 2019 Tom Li

RCMP charges two in Montreal over Bell customer data theft

RCMP arrested two Montrealers on charges of stealing Bell customer data. Nana Koranteng and Jesiah Russel-Francis were arrested by RCMP...

October 9th, 2019 Tom Li

Canadian government data is getting cloudier, signaling a ‘massive leap of faith’ in public cloud, says Microsoft

The Canadian government’s ongoing effort to adopt the public cloud took another step forward this summer with the help of...

October 1st, 2019 Howard Solomon

CIRA calls for federal parties to support an open Canadian Internet

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA), the non-profit organization that oversees all .ca domain names, published its new vision for...

September 21st, 2019 Tom Li

Ontario to ban classroom cellphone use starting November

Ontario will be restricting cellphone use in classrooms starting Nov. 4, 2019. The new rule applies to all personal electronic...

August 30th, 2019 Tom Li

Huawei Canada HQ

U.K. believes it can manage Huawei 5G risk: News report

The British government may have found a way out of increasing pressure to ban equipment from Huawei Technologies from being...

February 19th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Privacy gap for Canadian political parties; Ottawa unveils election cyber security strategy

With the country nine months away from a federal election, the privacy structure around Canadian political parties and how the...

January 31st, 2019 Howard Solomon

Federal government announces $750,000 to teach digital literacy to Canadians in Mississauga, Brampton

Navdeep Bains, minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) today announced a $750,000 investment to help Canadians in Mississauga...

January 11th, 2019 Meagan Simpson

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Regulate social media, says Canadian parliamentary committee

Social media platforms based in Canada should regulated by a law forcing them to delete “manifestly illegal content in a...

December 13th, 2018 Howard Solomon