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Hashtag Trending – Ontario’s pay transparency bill; the highest-paying tech jobs; Flow

Ontario introduces new legislation aimed at trimming the gender pay gap. A huge study of tech jobs reveals who’s getting...

March 7th, 2018 Brian Jackson

ransomware, blackmail

Ontario PC Party adds ransomware to list of troubles

Following a tumultuous week that saw both its leader and its president resign in the face of allegations of sexual...

January 29th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Researchers test AI-powered program to detect early stages of Alzheimer’s

Researchers from Wilfrid Laurier University are testing an AI-powered program on 10,000 patients to detect early stages of Alzheimer’s. Led...

January 19th, 2018 Alex Coop

Ontario’s digital officer modernizing government one service at a time

Ontario’s first chief digital officer has been on the job since April and has spent the first several months slowly...

December 14th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

OntarioMD connecting family doctors with specialists for an easier healthcare journey

It’s no secret that finding a doctor in Ontario can be a painstakingly long process, but finding a specialist is...

November 9th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

First details revealed for Google’s tech-focused neighbourhood in Toronto

Toronto is preparing to use technology to tackle the challenges of urban growth, and it will have some help from...

October 17th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

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

Big banks and telcos backing $185 M supercluster bid for national digital identity system

Correction: A previous version of this story incorrectly reported $485 million in funding committed to the project. The correct number...

September 22nd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne opens Amazon Toronto office

Amazon Web Services creating the jobs Ontario needs, Premier says

Amazon.com Inc. opened its largest office in Canada yet, unveiling its downtown Toronto location alongside Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne on...

June 20th, 2017 Brian Jackson