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Ontario launches five-year plan for online services

A partnership announced Tuesday between the Ontario Government and Bell Canada could see as many as 500 citizen services online before the end of the decade.The five-year contract, which also includes CGI and

Published on: September 4th, 2001 Neil Sutton

Hospital grasps wireless handheld opportunity

A consortium of technology companies is working with a Hamilton-based hospital to test out ways that wireless devices could improve the working lives of physicians and other health care providers. The recently-formed Wireless

Published on: August 29th, 2001 Shane Schick

Edmonton saddles up for e-services

Edmonton residents can expect new online government services starting next year thanks to an agreement the city announced with SAP Canada Inc. Tuesday.The city will begin to implement the mySAP.com e-business platform in

Published on: August 28th, 2001 Neil Sutton

How the Internet changed the Mob

Crime on the Internet began as a solitary activity, according to Bill Bogart, a vice-president of global law enforcement programs for Electronic Data Systems (EDS) Corp.But in short time cyber crime has grown

Published on: August 17th, 2001 Paul Fruitman

Alberta begins $295M fibre-optic networking project

The Alberta government has finalized a $295 million outsourcing agreement that will see the construction of a fibre-optic network connecting every school, library and government facility in the province. The project, dubbed SuperNet,

Published on: July 26th, 2001 Shane Schick

Compaq server offers guide to the galaxies

A physics and astronomy professor at McMaster University is using a recently-installed supercomputer to discover how galaxies formed years millions of years after the Big Bang.Hugh Couchman, who has specialized in this research

Published on: July 19th, 2001 Shane Schick

Genomics researchers get supercomputing boost

The head of the Ontario Centre for Genomic Computing calls it the most powerful supercomputer in the world dedicated to biological research.It is the 192-processor SGI Origin 3800 System and on Wednesday Toronto's

Published on: July 18th, 2001 Paul Fruitman

Newfoundland and Labrador renews Xwave contract

IT companies in Newfoundland and Labrador were shocked and outraged Tuesday by the provincial government's renewal of a lucrative service level agreement with Xwave. The five-year agreement, worth $82 million, maintains Xwave's status

Published on: July 17th, 2001 Shane Schick

Solving the network traffic problem

TORONTO -- The bureaucrats at Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) just love their e-mail, and this has federal IT managers scrambling.A little over a year ago, when the "love bug" virus

Published on: July 12th, 2001 Greg Meckbach

Hospital group asks province for $15M e-health boost

The Ontario Hospital Association is asking the provincial government for $15 million in startup money for an emergency department IT project. The OHA's recommendation was part of a report released Monday on electronic

Published on: July 9th, 2001 Paul Fruitman

Alberta Treasury Branches beefs up call centre

Alberta Treasury Branches (ATB) an Edmonton-based bank, is rolling out a system that is designed to help call centre agents sell more products to customers.ATB, which is owned by the provincial government, finished

Published on: July 6th, 2001 Greg Meckbach

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