Government of Nova Scotia launches Digital Service team

In an effort to provide better digital services to its citizens and public servants, the Government of Nova Scotia launched...

November 29th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Growing Canadian tech haven is not where you’d expect

When it comes to Canadian tech hubs, the province of Nova Scotia rarely comes to mind - but it should....

October 5th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Nova Scotia mocked by privacy group for charging teen for accessing documents

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has mocked the government of Nova Scotia and Halifax police for sending a police attack squad...

March 15th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Nova Scotia privacy commissioner blames government department for data breaches

A "serious lack of security testing" of Nova Scotia's new freedom of information website was one of the main factors that...

January 15th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Nova Scotia must toughen protection over medical databases, says privacy commissioner

Nova Scotia needs to toughen the governance over medical-related databases held by the public and private sectors, the province's information...

November 14th, 2018 Howard Solomon

More than 7,000 documents accessed after data breach of Nova Scotia government website

The Nova Scotia government was taken by surprise last week when it discovered that its Freedom of Information and Protection...

April 13th, 2018 Alex Coop

Nova Scotia privacy czar calls for mandatory breach notification

Nova Scotia should require all firms in the province to notify affected individuals and the provincial privacy commissioner of all privacy...

July 8th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Digital divide is getting deeper, government IT expert warns

Interacting digitally with citizens. It's called digital inclusion and it's been an aim of many governments for years. It saves...

June 12th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Lazaridis, Fregin mulling bid for BlackBerry

BlackBerry Ltd. co-founders Michael Lazaridis and Douglas Fregin have hired global investment firms Goldman Sachs and Centerview Partners to review...

October 11th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano