Government essentially cutting billions from innovation funding, CATA says

For years, Russ Roberts has argued that despite its much-vaunted "innovation agenda," Canada's federal government has functionally reduced innovation spending...

July 27th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

CATA to hold sessions for boosting Canada’s cyber security sector

With cyber security increasingly becoming a priority for enterprises a tech industry lobby group is organizing a set of cross-Canada...

July 12th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Inside Namir Anani’s award-winning approach to building a national innovation community

Ask Namir Anani, president and CEO of the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC), how he's made a difference over...

June 28th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Canadian saving concept budget

Expect talent, investment, and Canada to be key points in the 2017 federal budget

The 2017 Canadian federal budget will be officially introduced in the House of Commons on Mar. 22, and it is...

March 20th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

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CATA names cybercrime advisory council

Fourteen police and IT security experts have been named to the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance's newly-created cybercrime advisory council, to...

May 17th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Managing the budget in a business

Budget 2016: a case for measured tech optimism

In reviewing the 2016 federal budget, it’s clear to see that the Liberal government is making a definitive shift from...

March 23rd, 2016 Ryan Patrick

Does a falling loonie benefit Canada’s IT industry?

The loonie hasn’t been flying that high of late. Over the last 18 months, the Canadian dollar has seen a...

February 22nd, 2016 Danny Bradbury

Canadian survey aims to improve data on state of cyber security here

One of the country's biggest IT lobby groups is trying to put hard numbers on the state of cyber security...

December 15th, 2015 Howard Solomon

Ottawa Police Service CIO offers a post-mortem on Web site-crippling DDoS attack

“We'll start by taking OttawaPolice.ca offline, just to annoy them,” the hacker group Aerith posted on Twitter just after 6...

August 7th, 2015 Shane Schick