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2021 Digital Transformation and CIO of the Year nomination deadline extended

Good things really do come to those who wait. As the result of some sincere requests from people who are short of time, ITWC is extending the deadline for nominations for the 2021 Digital

Published on: May 14th, 2021 Steve Proctor

Zoho says its philosophy of transnational localism helped during COVID

Long before the pandemic hit, productivity and collaboration software vendor Zoho was espousing transnational localism, a philosophy that has served it well during COVID-19. What the heck is transnational localism? It's another way

Published on: May 12th, 2021 Lynn Greiner

LifeLabs partners with Telus Health to improve virtual mental health service offerings in Ontario

This week, LifeLabs announced it's working with Telus Health to improve access to health services to MyCareCompass customers in Ontario. "Over 3 million users in Ontario rely on LifeLabs' portal to deliver convenient

Published on: May 7th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Netflix picks Toronto for its new Canadian corporate office 

Streaming giant Netflix is expanding its Canadian operations by setting up a new corporate office in Toronto.  Netflix officials delivered the news to Mayor of Toronto John Tory in an April 27 virtual

Published on: April 28th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Amazon launches IP Accelerator program in Canada to help SMBs protect their brands 

This morning, Amazon announced the launch of its Intellectual Property (IP) Accelerator program in Canada to help small and medium-sized (SMBs) businesses across the country secure a trademark and protect their brands both

Published on: April 26th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Telus and Quebec government announce $30 million internet expansion project

Telus and the Quebec government announced a joint $30 million investment to expand high-speed internet access for residents in the Chaudière-Appalaches region. With this new investment unveiled on April 14, Telus says 22,000

Published on: April 15th, 2021 Tom Li

Council of Canadian Innovators expands to Ontario, Alberta and B.C.

Today, the Council of Canadian Innovators (CCI) announced a national expansion and is adding government relations experts in Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario.  The national council says its practice leads in those three

Published on: April 12th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

New internet project approved for rural Newfoundland and Labrador

Residents in some rural Newfoundland and Labrador will soon have access to faster internet thanks to a new CA$1.379 million collaboration between the federal government and Bell Canada announced today. Come November, 1,184

Published on: April 10th, 2021 Tom Li

8 tech startups selected to take part in 2021 Canadian Technology Accelerator Digital program

Eight Canadian startups have been selected to participate in the Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) Digital Silicon Valley 2021, a Canadian Trade Commissioner Service service.  This year’s participants include seven Ontario-based, early-stage tech companies

Published on: April 9th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

MLSE’s new ‘digital arena’ for Raptors and Leafs fans is the future of sports viewing, says CTO

Humza Teherany’s crystal ball suggests that in five years, you might be watching the Toronto Raptors or Maple Leafs on your coffee table. That doesn’t sound very compelling until MLSE’s chief technology and

Published on: April 1st, 2021 Alex Coop

Microsoft Canada to provide digital solutions for Natural Resources Canada’s climate action research

Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) is partnering with Microsoft Canada to support the government's sustainable development and climate action research with digital solutions. Microsoft will offer AI Business School workshops to NRCan for department-wide

Published on: March 29th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Canadian Tire, Toronto startup and Ontario government invest $3 million in automated trucking tech

National retailer Canadian Tire and Toronto-based autonomous trucking startup NuPort Robotics have partnered with the Ontario government to commercialize automated trucking technology. As part of the process, the three partners will be investing

Published on: March 16th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Ontario’s Grey County says governments are ‘afraid of cloud’ but bets big on Microsoft and Zerto

After discovering that a serious system failure could result in two weeks of downtime, Grey County recognized it had to modernize its backup and recovery solutions to ensure continuous availability for critical services

Published on: March 12th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Ontarians hoping latest amendments will give the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act ‘some teeth’

Jason King was born visually impaired and is now fully blind. He is among the 16 million Canadians navigating the internet while living with vision loss and other disabilities. As the global pandemic

Published on: March 12th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Removing friction on the journey to digital transformation – CMO Talks with Jason Rose

The impact of COVID-19 is clear in a recent Research and Markets report projecting the size of the global cloud computing market will grow from USD 371.4 billion in 2020 to USD 832.1

Published on: March 10th, 2021 Suzanne Robicheau