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Phoenix payroll system: Timeline of the government’s problems

It was one of the biggest IT boondoggles in Canadian government history, and it’s still going. The Phoenix payroll system...

September 11th, 2017 Danny Bradbury

Are SR&ED tax changes another punch in the teeth for Canada’s tech sector?

Canadian governments are fond of making grand pronouncements that "technology innovation and the jobs it brings are key to future...

August 29th, 2017 Jim Love

Chrystia Freeland embraces Justin Trudeau

How NAFTA negotiations could shake up Canada’s tech industry

As Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland takes to the negotiating table in Washington, D.C. today to rework the North...

August 16th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Innovation Superclusters

Federal supercluster application deadline passes with few questions answered

The Canadian government’s deadline for its initial supercluster proposals has officially come and gone, but applicants aren't clear on when...

August 10th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Big Data Concept canada

Canadian government buying into big data with new forward-thinking vision

Canada has unveiled plans to become a leader in the big data revolution. The Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic...

July 28th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

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

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Ottawa announces $1.2 billion Strategic Innovation Fund

Ottawa is launching a new $1.26 billion Strategic Innovation Fund that's available across all sectors, Innovation, Science and Economic Development...

July 5th, 2017 Brian Jackson

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

Silicon Valley North: How Canada plans to become a leader in AI

In this pilot episode of ITWC podcast Silicon Valley North, associate editor Eric Emin Wood discusses a few of Canada's...

June 19th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood