Human Resources Archives - Page 127

The network behind bars

Correctional institutions in Manitoba may soon be using an educational network designed by two EDS Canada employees as a rehabilitation tool.Headingley Correctional Centre is a prison outside of Winnipeg that houses about 400

Published on: October 22nd, 2002 Monika Rola

Sun Life shines staffing deal on CNC Global

When it came time to merge two of Canada's largest financial services companies, they decided to stick to what they know best: making money.After Sun Life Financial Services of Canada Inc. acquired Clarica

Published on: October 21st, 2002 Geoffrey Downey

ITAC: Throne speech gives reasons for optimism

Information technology took a back seat to social issues in the federal government's throne speech, according to the Information Technology Association of Canada.Governor General Adrienne Clarkson focussed largely on hot-button social issues of

Published on: September 30th, 2002 Monika Rola

Horoscope: stop covering up, Libra

Chris Tilbal is not a certified astrologer; he's just a guy who sometimes gets a vibe. The horoscope will appear on the last Friday of every month.Horoscope for October, 2002:ARIES (March 21-April 20):

Published on: September 27th, 2002 Chris Tilbal

If this year's Branham award nominees share a common thread, it's stubbornness. There's a recognition that IT solutions and services are a tough sell, but also a willingness to go ahead and do

Published on: September 25th, 2002 Neil Sutton

Meet McGill’s e-Governance chair

He knows e-governance is probably the wrong term, but it's all Richard Gold has to work with for now.Gold was recently named inaugural holder of a newly-created chair in e-Governance at McGill University.

Published on: September 25th, 2002 Shane Schick

Key3Media cancels two Canadian Comdex shows

Attendees of next month's Comdex Montreal will be wise to save the usual exhibition floor freebies as souvenirs -- this year's local version of the IT trade show will be the last.Key3Media vice-president

Published on: September 23rd, 2002 Monika Rola

Cured! James Gosling’s carpal tunnel miracle

SAN FRANCISCO -- The last time he was in Toronto, in the summer of 1999, James Gosling couldn't shake hands.After 20 years of 10-hours-a-day coding, the Calgary engineering grad who pioneered the Java

Published on: September 20th, 2002 Dave Webb

Sun plans network user conference

With economic recovery still more rumour than fact, and technology spending budgets still under pressure, does the industry need another user conference?Sun Microsystems Inc. seems to think so. The inaugural SunNetwork conference runs

Published on: September 16th, 2002 Dave Webb

Ottawa lawyers make case for IT

IT experts are making time in their schedules to take part in a series of roundtables organized by a group of legal professionals in Canada's capital city.The recently-formed Ottawa Technology Lawyer's Group (OTLG)

Published on: September 9th, 2002 Shane Schick

Networld + Interop brings back Comdex

Organizers say a focus on security, wireless solutions, voice-over-IP and the addition of a Comdex track will break this year's NetWorld+Interop out of the trade show doldrums and become the East Coast's premier

Published on: September 9th, 2002 Monika Rola

Career development keeps IT workers job-hopping

Career development and mobility are top priorities for Canada's young IT workforce, according to results of a pilot survey released Wednesday by the Software Human Resource Council.The SHRC contracted Statistics Canada to poll

Published on: September 4th, 2002 Monika Rola

Leaf Initiative sprouts home-grown success stories

If you've been in the industry long enough, you'll know the names: James Gosling, Jeff Skoll, Denzil Doyle. For others in the business community, however, Canada's IT success stories may not have been

Published on: September 4th, 2002 Shane Schick

Internet Council to act as all-inclusive interest group

Saul Rothbart has a laundry list of things he'd like to fix for Canada's community of Internet professionals.The first item on that agenda is the proposed tax on recordable CDs. But that and

Published on: August 27th, 2002 Neil Sutton

Chretien to create 2,000 university research chairs

TORONTO -- Prime Minister Jean Chretien had a word of advice to the business leaders in the audience at the Can>Win 2002 Summit Tuesday.""It's important to make big profits, but when you make

Published on: August 20th, 2002 Kathleen Sibley