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RCMP extends PKI certification

A $1 million investment into security software will allow for faster and easier information sharing among police forces in Canada, the RCMP said Monday.The money, to come from the post-Sept. 11 security budget,

Published on: January 21st, 2002 Paul Fruitman

NORTH Network expands telemedicine services

The Northern Ontario Remote Telecommunications Health Network is planning a massive expansion of its telemedicine services to 61 member sites.The NORTH Network, as it is called, will develop an IP-based network with the

Published on: January 21st, 2002 Shane Schick

Software firm offers tool to prevent Walkerton-type tragedies

Next week, the public will get its first look at the judicial inquiry report into the Walkerton water tragedy and its conclusions about where responsibility for the E. coli-related deaths and illnesses lies.In

Published on: January 16th, 2002 Paul Fruitman

Big Brother is e-mailing you

TORONTO -- Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada (BBBSC) is helping its young charges keep in touch with their mentors via an e-mail initiative called Digital Heroes launched Tuesday.The organization will establish 100

Published on: January 8th, 2002 Neil Sutton

Brampton takes centralized deployment route with W2K Pro

The City of Brampton has completed a centrally-administered, network-wide Windows 2000 Professional rollout. Brampton's municipal government was one of the first to engage in centralized deployment, according to infrastructure and client support manager

Published on: December 19th, 2001 Paul Fruitman

Ontario WSIB outsources Web-based claims to BCE Emergis

The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board of Ontario (WSIB) Tuesday said it will outsource its health claims and approval and payment system to BCE Emergis Inc. The amount of the five-year agreement was

Published on: December 18th, 2001 Neil Sutton

Ottawa debates broadband policy

OTTAWA --- There was a setback Friday to those expecting Ottawa, one of Canada’s prime technology centres, to move ahead in making high-speed Internet available to all its residents.Findings from an October workshop

Published on: December 14th, 2001 Zachary Houle

Telehealth industry offers doctors a cure for travel costs

OTTAWA -- Though Industry Canada’s much-touted broadband initiative was scaled back in Monday’s federal budget, one federal health agency says it shouldn’t hinder telehealth services operating in remote areas of the country.But such

Published on: December 12th, 2001 Zachary Houle

ITAC, Ontario plan program to assist volunteer agencies

TORONTO -- A partnership between the Ontario government and the provincial chapter of the Information Technology Association of Canada will see the creation of a portal and industry conference offering technical assistance to

Published on: December 6th, 2001 Shane Schick

In GOL we might not trust

TORONTO – Government On-Line (GOL) is a cost-saving exercise that threatens government accountability, an Information and Privacy Commission of Ontario policy advisor said Wednesday. "Government On-Line is a submission to the God of efficiency

Published on: December 5th, 2001 Paul Fruitman

U of T makes progress on wireless network implementation

Before the week is up the University of Toronto expects to have connected the John P. Robarts Research Library to its growing wireless network. Four floors of the library are already complete, as

Published on: November 30th, 2001 Paul Fruitman

Telehealth industry lobbies for national broadband access

The National Broadband Task Force has a prominent Canadian health figure on board to promote its agenda of having all Canadian communities linked to national broadband networks by 2004.Dr. Robert Filler, director of

Published on: November 29th, 2001 Neil Sutton

Centennial technology centre to develop skilled IT workers

TORONTO -- Centennial College is one step closer to building a new technology centre through partnerships with Compaq Canada Corp. and Avaya Canada.A ceremony to break ground on the project took place Wednesday

Published on: November 21st, 2001 Neil Sutton

York, Seneca break ground on technology centre

No corporate donors have been confirmed. The building's final papers have yet to be signed. And no one involved seems to know exactly what will be studied within the walls of the $84

Published on: November 19th, 2001 Paul Fruitman

Comdex experts examine Internet’s role in political empowerment

LAS VEGAS, NEV. — The Internet may have created a Global Village, but technology is not necessary enriching the civic life of its inhabitants, according to public policy experts at Comdex Fall 2001.IT

Published on: November 15th, 2001 Shane Schick