Articles By Brian Dunn

Electronic access to court records sparks debate among lawyers

The Canadian Judicial Council (CJC) has launched a national consultation to examine issues arising from electronic access to court records. The CJC, created in 1971 by Parliament to improve the quality of judicial

Published on: December 3rd, 2003 Brian Dunn

Children’s TV producers craft automated sign language

MONTREAL — A pair of children's television producers have created a multi-media platform that caters to deaf children.Mark Bishop and Matt Hornburg of marblemedia of Toronto had come up with the idea of

Published on: November 12th, 2003 Brian Dunn

Universities share microelectronics research load

MONTREAL– All Canadian universities will soon be able to go through the same design, fabrication and testing cycles as other research facilities around the world in microelectronics and advanced photonics, thanks to an

Published on: October 22nd, 2003 Brian Dunn

Canadian Judicial Council puts e-records on trial

The Canadian Judicial Council (CJC) has launched a national consultation to examine issues arising from electronic access to court records.The CJC, created in 1971 by Parliament to improve the quality of judicial services

Published on: October 17th, 2003 Brian Dunn

Desjardins turns to IVR for bill payment

MONTREAL -- Elix, which specializes in interactive business solutions for contact centres, has been awarded a five-year contract by the Desjardins Group for the implementation of Desjardins’ AccèsD (1-800 Caisses) and Visa Desjardins

Published on: October 6th, 2003 Brian Dunn

Xwave renews outsourcing pact with Nova Scotia college

Xwave has renewed its PeopleSoft and Microsoft Exchange outsourcing contracts with the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) in Halifax for a five-year period ending May 2008.The PeopleSoft and Microsoft applications provide the basis

Published on: August 26th, 2003 Brian Dunn

Pepsi bottler distills customer data with BI tools

MONTREAL -- Canada’s largest independent bottler and distributor of Pepsi products hopes to get a more accurate picture of sales trends through business intelligence software from TopINet of Montreal.The Ste. Foy, Que.-based bottler,

Published on: August 19th, 2003 Brian Dunn

Hospital group signs with Emergis for e-commerce work

MONTREAL — BCE Emergis has renewed a five-year agreement with CareNET Services Inc. to provide 1,600 medical suppliers and 287 member hospitals with messaging and e-commerce tools that lower distribution and handling costs,

Published on: July 24th, 2003 Brian Dunn

Internet marketers see themselves in search engines

MONTREAL -- An industry association is forming to promote and educate the world on search engine marketing. At the 2003 Internet Marketing Conference Tuesday, one of the delegates said she is spearheading an

Published on: May 13th, 2003 Brian Dunn

CGI, BCE put off decision to sell voting-share stake

MONTREAL – The future of BCE Inc.’s involvement in CGI Group Inc. was supposed to be cleared up by now, but the two companies announced on Tuesday that talks are continuing and that

Published on: April 15th, 2003 Brian Dunn

Consolidation killing job prospects: CGI

MONTREAL -- The ability to contract out major components of any project anywhere in the world could have serious consequences on employment levels in this country, according to Serge Godin, chairman and CEO

Published on: April 7th, 2003 Brian Dunn

Chair to study how laws adapt to IT

MONTREAL – The Université de Montréal’s Faculty of Law has inaugurated what is believed to be the first Chair in Canada in information technology and e-commerce law to study how modern law adapts

Published on: February 7th, 2003 Brian Dunn

Revenue Quebec pilots commercial e-filing

MONTREAL — Select Quebecers will be able to file their fiscal 2002 provincial tax returns online without costly commercial software as part of a pilot project by Revenue Quebec. Believed to be a

Published on: February 3rd, 2003 Brian Dunn

CGI’s Godin eyes $4 billion opportunity

MONTREAL — CGI Group Inc. wants to become a $4 billion company through organic growth and acquisitions by 2005, shareholders were told at its annual meeting on Thursday.About $1 billion is expected to

Published on: January 30th, 2003 Brian Dunn

Quebec opens up to online tax returns

MONTREAL - Select Quebecers will be able to file their fiscal 2002 provincial tax returns online without costly commercial software as part of a pilot project by Revenue Quebec.Believed to be a first

Published on: December 3rd, 2002 Brian Dunn