Cisco’s Ontario jobs deal will hurt Canadian startups: expert

With notes from Candice So Debate over whether the 10-year, $190 million agreement between Ontario and Cisco Canada add 1,700 jobs will be an economic boon or bust has been rowing since the

Published on: December 19th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Attack against privacy watchdog is a shallow, partisan distraction attempt

It's understandable that Liberal Party pundit Warren Kinsella simply wants the media to stop talking about the controversial scrapped gas plants and government deletion of emails under Liberal supervision. But to attack Ontario

Published on: July 26th, 2013 Brian Jackson

The neuroscience behind elections

Guest post by Bob Bailly  Over a year ago I wrote a blog entitled Election emotion, where I looked at an article from Margaret Wente in the Globe and Mail. In it, she examined how

Published on: November 6th, 2012 Francis Moran

Ex-MP builds Web business as Canada’s ‘gas price guru’

It was in 2007 and as a Liberal Member of Parliament for Pickering-Scarborough East that Dan McTeague launched a Web page to advertise gas prices at the pumps 24 hours in advance.  Just

Published on: August 17th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Ottawa tech acceletor stumbled on early-stage financing – OCRI chief

By Francis Moran In Part 1 we spoke with Bruce Lazenby, who is less than three months into his new job as president and CEO of OCRI. These days, the only constant is change

Published on: January 9th, 2012 Francis Moran

Harper vs. Ignatieff – social media showdown

If Election 41 is the "social media election" then what party is taking best advantage of the new channel to woo potential voters?That's the question ITBusiness.ca had in mind when we took a

Published on: April 7th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Globalive gets green light to launch Wind Mobile immediately

The Feds gave Wind Mobile the go-ahead to launch on Friday, favouring the creation of hundreds of jobs and increased wireless competition over foreign ownership restrictions.Meanwhile, the opposition Liberals are upset with the

Published on: December 14th, 2009 Nestor Arellano and Brian Jackson

Canada’s copyright reform may be delayed by snap election

A Fall federal election would delay any copyright reform bill, but wouldn't entirely derail the work done by the Conservative government's public copyright consultation. Dont' miss our three-part video round table discussion on

Published on: September 10th, 2009 Brian Jackson