Opening of the IBM Innovation Incubator Project on Sept. 29, courtesy of the Ontario Centres of Excellence's Twitter feed.

Published: September 29th, 2017


Ontario’s first Chief Digital Officer on tackling provincial problems through a digital lens

It’s a commonly-held belief that governments move at a glacial pace when it comes to making decisions and adopting new technology, but the province of Ontario is hoping to change that with its

Published on: August 18th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Digital technologies transforming the healthcare industry

New technology inspires both optimism and trepidation in the healthcare industry, but it is an important way to improve the delivery of care, an expert panel tells the audience at ITWC’s Digital Transformation

Published on: June 15th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Ontario announces first Chief Digital Officer

The Ontario government is bolstering its digital profile with its latest hire. The province announced on Mar. 27 that it has appointed Hillary Hartley as Ontario’s first Chief Digital Office (CDO), in an

Published on: March 28th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

ITAC welcomes Ontario’s commitment to investing in talent, infrastructure after throne speech

The Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) welcomes many of the goals outlined by Ontario's lieutenant governor, Elizabeth Dowdeswell, in her Sept. 12 throne speech, and looks forward to helping the provincial government

Published on: September 14th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Could you be Ontario’s first Chief Digital Officer? Province taking applications

Ontario is going global with its next open position. Like a multinational tech giant, the province is casting the widest net possible in its search for the right person to serve as Ontario's

Published on: June 24th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

New digital tool to help Ontarians measure their risk for cancer

Cancer Care Ontario and the provincial government want to educate people on how they can lower their risk of getting cancer - and they're turning to digital tools to accomplish that. On Tuesday,

Published on: February 4th, 2015 Candice So

Ontario invests $50 million in new venture capital fund

More governments in Canada seem to be dipping their toes into the venture capital business. The most recent to test the waters is the Province of Ontario, which said Tuesday that it’s investing

Published on: March 20th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Tech start-ups get funding boost from Ontario gov’t

Getting over that last hurdle between product development and market launch can be a make-or-break journey for start-ups. And a timely infusion of cash can make this road a little less arduous. Despite

Published on: January 13th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Ontario boosts diversity with staff collaboration Web site

How do you communicate a complicated message like the importance of supporting a diverse workforce to more than 60,000 employees scattered across an area of 917,000 square kilometers? The new internal Ontario Public

Published on: September 11th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Canadian companies lagging in green IT practice

Imagine that when you flick on your computer to check your e-mail, you could also quickly scan your company's energy use efficiency.Or when setting your office lights to turn off at night you

Published on: February 19th, 2008 Brian Jackson