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Ontario advisory cyber panel to urge public sector bodies to focus on risk-based strategies

Ontario's new advisory panel on improving cybersecurity maturity of municipalities, school boards, hospitals and other provincially-funded agencies has agreed as...

October 30th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Ontario’s privacy consultation could lead to new private sector data protection laws, but not everyone is thrilled about it

With its announcement last week about a public consultation to "improving provincial privacy laws," Ontario is signalling it's willing to...

August 17th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Ontario government to invest $150 million into rural area network development

The Ontario provincial government has announced a $150 million investment in providing reliable broadband and cellular services to rural communities...

June 4th, 2020 Tom Li

Ontario to launch e-scooter pilot project in 2020

E-scooters are on their way to Ontario as the provincial government announced yesterday that it will be launching a pilot...

November 28th, 2019 Buckley Smith

More collaboration needed to improve national cyber resilience, says Bank of Canada exec

More candid threat sharing between companies and governments is needed to help protect critical infrastructure and residents from cyber attacks,...

November 14th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Ontario launches talks on creating a provincial data strategy

Ontario has launched a public consultation on creating a new data strategy for the province with the goal of helping...

February 6th, 2019 Howard Solomon

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Ontario tech CEOs ask Doug Ford to reinstate basic income pilot

Two technology industry CEOs that are also on the board of directors for the Basic Income Canada Network have co-authored...

October 18th, 2018 Brian Jackson

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Ontario to begin legal marijuana sales with online-only model

Doug Ford's Progressive Conservative Ontario government announced this afternoon that it will be rolling out online sales of marijuana when...

August 13th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

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Hashtag Trending РGovernment 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