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Ottawa warns of possible ransomware attack on firm that provides services nationally and worldwide

Ransomware continues to strike Canadian organizations directly or through their suppliers. The federal government issued a cryptic statement Friday afternoon, saying that on March 14...

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...

Cyber Security Today, March 10, 2021 – More COVID phishing scams, more phony Android apps and more security updates

More COVID phishing scams, more phony Android apps and more security updates. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Wednesday March 10th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing...

Ontario announces $2.5 million investment in wearable contact tracing device

The Ontario government is investing $2.5 million in an Ontario-made wearable contact tracing device that will alert users if they've been near someone with...

Technicity West: A full recap in case you missed it

The innovative chops on display in Western Canada deserves special attention. A struggling economy ravaged by uncertain oil prices since 2014 has forced Western...

Universal Broadband Fund to improve internet access in Wahnapitae

The project is expected to bring high-speed internet to 74 households.

FedDev Ontario announces over $6.5 million in support for women in advanced manufacturing and digital technology

The Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) today announced a three-year investment of over $6.5 million for the Hamilton Young Women’s...

Complaints against telecom and TV service providers down nearly 20 per cent

The Commission for Complaints for Telecom-Television Services (CCTS), an organization dedicated to helping Canadians resolve their telecom and TV complaints, said that despite the...

Canada to spend $750 million on developing network infrastructure

The Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) has raised the Universal Broadband Fund (UBF) to $1.75 billion, up from the $1 billion announced...

Robots may replace managers in several industries, according to new study

A new Statistics Canada study suggests that since the mid-90s, manager headcounts have decreased more often than not, while non-managerial employee headcounts have increased...

Ontario government reserves another $680 million for network development

Ontario to drive network development through additional funding.

How did the CRTC block its own wholesale internet prices?

Like a car in bad traffic, the CRTC’s wholesale internet rate has once again been halted, this time by the CRTC itself, the entity...

Quebec to adopt COVID Alert amid rising cases

With the number of people testing positive for COVID-19 sharply rising, Quebec is abandoning its opposition to the federally-backed COVID Alert app, apparently hoping...

Bidding process for City of Toronto digital government and payment platform goes online

The City of Toronto is inviting counter-proposals to the unsolicited proposals received from PayIt LLC by them to find prospective suppliers for a digital...

Canada launches digitally-connected business registration access

Canada today launched the Multi-jurisdictional Registry Access Service (MRAS), a service the connects 14 business registries across Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and British Columbia. Businesses are...

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