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Bank of Canada outsources back office

EDS Canada is taking its latest agreement to the bank.The Toronto-headquartered IT services company will provide all business operations surrounding the sale, customer service and redemption of savings bonds for the Bank of

Published on: July 4th, 2001 Geoffrey Downey

Quebec takes offences to the Internet

A newly-formed agency spun off from the Quebec Ministry of Justice has begun a $13 million database project to Web-enable the payment of penal and criminal fines. The Offences and Fines Office of

Published on: June 28th, 2001 Shane Schick

University of Alberta develops e-learning best practices

The University of Alberta will use the high profile it has gained from a Sun Microsystems designation to promote best practices for e-learning production environments.Markham, Ont.-based Sun Microsystems of Canada Monday anointed the

Published on: June 25th, 2001 Shane Schick

Secure Channel to centralize access to federal services

OTTAWA - The federal government offers many services online, but most of these are run by individual departments.The Treasury Board is hoping to change this through its Secure Channel project, which is designed

Published on: June 25th, 2001 Greg Meckbach

Manitoba discusses e-government growing pains

Compared to the other obstacles, technology is the easy part of getting government online."The difficult part," says Colin McMichael, assistant deputy minister for the office of information technology in the Government of Manitoba,

Published on: June 21st, 2001 Neil Sutton

Hospital offers fee-based Net access

There's limited range of activities available to the hospital-bound and bed-ridden, so adding one more can only be a welcome change.The Toronto Grace Hospital, operated by the Salvation Army, is getting its patients

Published on: June 15th, 2001 Neil Sutton

Electrical Safety Authority looks for CRM consistencies

ORLANDO -- When Ontario Hydro was broken up two year's ago as a result of the province's Energy Competition Act, the electrical inspection agency found it had some problems. The Electrical Safety Authority

Published on: June 15th, 2001 Greg Meckbach

Canada Post to integrate voice, Internet services

ORLANDO -- While the Internet and e-commerce may be saving users the hassle of having to send mail the old way, Canada's postal service wants to provide better snail mail service using e-business

Published on: June 14th, 2001 Greg Meckbach

Simcoe plans for broadband boom

Simcoe County, Ont. has begun building a $12 million high-speed broadband network that will bring virtual town halls, telemedicine and GIS to 16 municipalities. A non-profit cooperative called the Simcoe Community Access Network

Published on: June 12th, 2001 Shane Schick

Stream sewer robot rides again

How much is not being stuck in traffic worth to you?The Town of Richmond Hill, Ont. thinks its' worth a great deal. This was part of the motivation in signing a 15-year agreement

Published on: June 7th, 2001 Geoffrey Downey

Gigabit ethernet network is music to students’ ears

A colllective effort by municipal organizations and 3Com Canada has created of a gigabit ethernet network connecting 227 areas in Kitchener-Waterloo. The completion of the project's first phase was celebrated Friday at a

Published on: June 1st, 2001 Paul Saunders

Provincial veteran offers e-health prescription

TORONTO -- Ontario's information and privacy commissioner pulled no punches Monday when discussing privacy issues surrounding health information.At the e-Health 2001: The Future of Health Care conference, Ann Cavoukian told a standing-room-only audience

Published on: May 28th, 2001 Geoffrey Downey