Former head of SaskTel appointed as new ITAC CEO

Former SaskTel CEO Robert Watson has been appointed as the new president and CEO of the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC), effective April 18, the organization announced today. He'll be replacing longtime

Published on: April 13th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Tech industry cheers as 2016 federal budget includes support for STEM training, digital infrastructure

Canada's technology industry can look forward to the federal government investing half a billion dollars' into the country's digital infrastructure, more than $70 million into workforce training, increased startup funding and support -

Published on: March 22nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

4 ways the Liberals’ 2016 budget could help Canada’s tech industry

As Department of Finance staff toil away in Ottawa to deliver the Liberal party's first federal budget under Justin Trudeau, many in the tech industry are waiting with bated breath to see what,

Published on: February 17th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

What surprises could the Liberals’ 2016 budget hold for Canada’s tech industry?

When Finance Minister Bill Morneau delivers the Liberal government’s long-awaited federal budget for 2016, there will be more than a few high-profile industries, including tech, anxiously watching to see how it might affect

Published on: February 16th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Conservatives’ election year budget gets lukewarm reception from industry observers and critics

In an election year, the Conservative government delivered a federal budget with the first surplus Canada has seen since the recession while finding some new money to invest in high-tech research and innovation. Finance

Published on: April 21st, 2015 Brian Jackson

ITAC partners with Magnet to help connect businesses and job seekers

The Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) is partnering with Magnet, a Toronto-based, non-profit career networking platform, to help Canadian businesses in tech with finding and recruiting new employees. On Tuesday, ITAC announced

Published on: February 5th, 2015 Candice So

ITAC calling for Ingenious Awards nominations

If you know a company that is accomplishing some amazing things in the information and communications technology (ICT) field, here's your chance to help it get the recognition it deserves. Ottawa-based Information Technology

Published on: May 8th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Federal budget has ‘good solid items’ for small businesses, startups

With the federal budget for 2014 now in play, Canadian small businesses and startups are cautiously optimistic towards what Finance Minister Jim Flaherty has promised for the fiscal year to come. Releasing the

Published on: February 12th, 2014 Candice So

3 digital marketing startups to follow on Twitter

Covering the fourth cohort grad showcase at Toronto-based accelerator Extreme Startups, we met some interesting people on the leading edge of the digital marketing space and reconnected with others. Whether or not you'd

Published on: January 17th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Using big data to improve farming, one cow at a time

When GrowSafe Systems Ltd. first began studying cattle in 1990, it all started with a team of engineers and computer scientists, working with 386 processors and trying to understand the flood of data

Published on: November 28th, 2013 Candice So

Industry Minister hosts invite-only CASL roundtable

With Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation being given Royal Assent in 2010 and still not being enforced as the regulations are worked out, it could be understandable if some businesses think of CASL as more

Published on: September 11th, 2013 Brian Jackson

New Web site helps boost foreign tech talent supply

Tech industry associations and politicians are looking to temporary foreign workers to bridge a tech talent gap which some studies place at around 106,000.Bureaucratic red tape, however, has slowed down to a trickle

Published on: May 14th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

ITBusiness.ca Partners Page

ITBusiness.ca is a publication of IT World Canada. We're proud to present our partners here. International Data Group (IDG) is the world's leading technology media, events and research company. IDG’s media brands –

Published on: May 4th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Web-based speech therapy service dubbed ‘SMB of the year’

Don't let the name TinyEYE Therapy Services fool you – the small Saskatoon-based company is using simple online technology to change children's lives in a big way. Using three straightforward tools – a

Published on: August 16th, 2011 Christine Wong