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Half of Canadian charities can’t keep up with digital transformation, Capital One finds

Fifty per cent of Canadian charities “aren’t able to keep up” with the pace of technological change, according to a recent Capital One survey, but leaders in the industry say it’s up to

Published on: June 28th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

Check out Pow Wow Pitch, a Startup Canada docu-series about six Indigenous entrepreneurs

By Startup Canada Staff Startup Canada is giving a platform to some of the country's leading Indigenous entrepreneurs with a new documentary series. Produced by Startup Canada and the Business Development Bank of

Published on: June 25th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

Have you had a review of your SR&ED claim that didn’t go well? There are options for claimants

By Susan Mattice The SR&ED tax credit program is odd in that from a tax policy viewpoint it is an incentive program, nudging companies to carry out more R&D in Canada and develop

Published on: June 25th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

Startup Canada announces 2018 Ontario regional award winners

By Startup Canada Staff Industry association Startup Canada honoured eight entrepreneurs, businesses, and support organizations from across Ontario on Wednesday night, as part of its fifth annual Startup Canada awards. The winners of

Published on: June 20th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

CATA wants your help calling for a 21st century tax commission

Canada's federal government has famously pursued a tech-friendly "innovation agenda" that thus far has included funding for five tech-based "superclusters" and a contest encouraging cities across the country to digitally transform themselves -

Published on: June 14th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

Startup Canada announces 2018 Québec regional award winners

By Startup Canada Staff Industry association Startup Canada honoured eight entrepreneurs, businesses, and support organizations from across Québec on Wednesday night, as part of its fifth annual Startup Canada awards. The winners of

Published on: June 13th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

Startup Canada announces 2018 Atlantic regional award winners

By Startup Canada Staff Industry association Startup Canada honoured nine entrepreneurs, businesses, and support organizations from across Atlantic Canada on Thursday night, as part of its fifth annual Startup Canada awards. The winners

Published on: June 7th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

Ontario Election: Capital Hill Group analyzes top parties’ (slim) platforms on high-tech industry

By Ari Laskin, consultant, Capital Hill Group With Ontario voting in a new government and Party today, it's worth taking a look at what (minimal) information the Parties have released discussing what they

Published on: June 7th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

Winners of Startup Canada’s 2018 B.C. Regional Awards announced

By Startup Canada Staff Industry association Startup Canada named nine B.C.-based entrepreneurs, businesses and support organizations as winners of its fifth annual Startup Canada Awards on Wednesday. The winners of the organization's B.C.

Published on: May 31st, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

Winners of 2018 Prairies Startup Canada Awards announced

By Startup Canada Staff On May 25th, more than 200 business owners, innovators, community builders, and family members gathered in Winnipeg to celebrate some of Canada's top entrepreneurs at the

Published on: May 28th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

An expert’s survey of the Smart Cities Challenge

By Roy Wiseman On April 24, 2018, the window closed for submitting applications for Infrastructure Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge. By that date, 132 proposals had been submitted from 199 communities across Canada, with

Published on: May 28th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

Startup Canada seeks award applicants before April 3 deadline

It's almost time for Canada's annual celebration of its best and brightest in the startup world, and Startup Canada is encouraging the community to apply before its April 3 deadline. The fifth annual

Published on: March 28th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

Empowering the next generation of tech professionals with the Project Lab

What do augmented reality, a vaccine registry, board games and a healthcare software company have in common? The answer is not much – but for the group of design students who recently visited

Published on: March 23rd, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

2018 federal budget stifles tech industry growth, CATA says

The federal government's 2018 budget takes some admirable steps toward securing Canada from cyber criminals, but is otherwise a fiscally irresponsible, red-tape happy document that will stifle, rather than encourage, growth in the

Published on: March 2nd, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

What is needed to sustain momentum and success in Canada’s innovation superclusters?

By Andrea McPhail Last Thursday, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep Bains introduced the five winners of the federal government's Innovation Superclusters Initiative (ISI), officially bestowing five of Canada's fastest-growing sectors

Published on: February 20th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff