Industry Canada encourages private R&D investment in small firms

The federal government has updated the Industrial and Regional Benefits (IRB) policy to encourage firms receiving major government defence and security contracts to in turns partner with small businesses, it announced yesterday. The

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 21st, 2013 Brian Jackson

The subsistence diet of government funding, with a sprinkle of VC

By Francis Moran  Former Canadian Olympic gold medalist and chef de mission Mark Tewksbury gave a keynote address at the National Angel Capital Organization‘s summit in Halifax in late October. In urging that Canadian business adopt

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 26th, 2012 Francis Moran

Canada’s Do Not Call List on life support

The national program to block unwanted telemarketing calls and faxes is being thrown a lifeline by the federal government.Canada's Do Not Call List (DNCL) program which is run by the Canadian Radio-television and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 5th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Infographic: Who wins the most Canadian government ICT funding?

Canada has many government programs designed to pump funding into the information and communications technology (ICT) sector. Between the Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada (NSERC) and the Canadian Foundation for Innovation

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 18th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Minister of Industry announces $80M tech adoption program for SMBs

Small businesses remain skeptical of a government pilot project launched yesterday designed to infuse $80 million into the small and medium sized business (SMB) sector to help companies adopt information and communication technologies.In

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 15th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

19 digital media projects get $2M government funding

An e-learning tool focusing on the War of 1812 and a geopolitical strategy game based on World War II were among the 19 new digital media projects that will benefit this year from

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 15th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Video Rewind: How digital developers can tap Ontario tax credits

With the focus of today's top story by Harmeet Singh on government funding for digital media projects, we thought it might be useful to show once more our video pn how digital developers

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 15th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff