Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep Bains speaks at 2017 Google's Go North conference in Toronto.

Published: June 19th, 2018


Navdeep Bains - Minister of ISED at Canadian Telecom Summit

5G spectrum auctions to be complete by 2021, says Innovation Minister

The federal government is opening up consultations on developing 5G wireless technologies and plans to hold three auctions for that...

June 6th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Salesforce announces $100 million USD investment fund for Canadian startups

TORONTO – Salesforce.com Inc. thinks Canada has the potential to become a world leader in the tech industry, and is...

May 3rd, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Federal government favours small players over Big Three in wireless spectrum auction

Large telecom carriers in Canada are barred from bidding on more than 40 per cent of the airwaves used to...

March 29th, 2018 Alex Coop

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Hashtag Trending – Government to invest in 5G; Sidewalk Toronto holds first public roundtable; Tesla’s moment of reckoning?

The federal, Ontario, and Quebec governments are scheduled to announce a major investment in 5G technology. Google affiliate Sidewalk Toronto...

March 19th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

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Winners and losers: Liberal government’s picks for $950 million in supercluster funding

Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development (ISED) Navdeep Bains announced the winners of the $950 million Innovation Supercluster Initiative...

February 15th, 2018 Brian Jackson

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ICTC to spend $3 M of CanCode funding to ‘bring business challenges into the classroom’

The Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) will spend its portion of $50 million in federal funding for coding and...

January 25th, 2018 Brian Jackson

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

Navdeep Bains at CTS 2017

Ontario’s ‘Ring of Fire’ region gets $69.2 million broadband boost

The federal government and Ontario provincial government are making a combined $69.2 million broadband investment into Ontario's "Ring of Fire"...

October 6th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Startup visa pilot program to become permanent, federal government says

A four-year-old pilot program aimed at helping immigrants launch startups in Canada is becoming permanent, the federal government announced Friday....

July 28th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood