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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

Innovation Superclusters

Ottawa unveils plans for $950 million innovation ‘supercluster’ spending announced in budget

If the Liberal government's plan to fund innovation "superclusters" with $950 million raised questions when it was introduced with this...

May 24th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Shared Services Canada says 2017 budget is ‘win-win’

Shared Services Canada will have more flexibility in acquiring products and services and sharing responsibility, it said at a government...

May 16th, 2017 Brian Jackson

New project aims to give Canadian military veterans a second career in cyber security industry

It’s no secret Canada has a severe technology industry skills shortage, but a new partnership between the Canadian Advanced Technology...

May 11th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Bill Morneau wears Accenture AI Smart Helmet at Vector Institute Launch

Government, private sector throw financial support behind Toronto’s new AI research centre

Toronto’s push to become a global leader in artificial intelligence (AI) is finding support from all levels of government, academia...

March 31st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Budget 2017 – A big miss on innovation opportunity

Action speaks louder than words, but the problem with Budget 2017 is that it’s longer on words than action –...

March 24th, 2017 David Crane

Chrystia Freeland embraces Justin Trudeau

Canada’s ICT industry groups give cabinet shuffle two thumbs up

Leaders of Canada's two government-lobbying ICT associations say they approve of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Federal Cabinet shuffle announced on...

January 11th, 2017 Brian Jackson