XRCC, NINT partner on nanotechnology research

Canadian private-sector and public-sector research labs are getting together in a partnership focused on nanotechnology billed as breaking new ground in co-operation between business and government-backed researchers.The Xerox Research Centre of Canada (XRCC)

Published on: February 21st, 2007 Grant Buckler

CATA and the Red Cross pair up to share resources

The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) recently announced a partnership with the Canadian Red Cross (CRC) that isn't just about CATA getting a karmic boost-the Alliance stands to benefit from the CRC's considerable

Published on: November 28th, 2006 Briony Smith

IT employment index shows growth in consulting

An index to measure IT job opportunities in Canada suggests that, despite a summer lull, there is more work available now than there was this time last year.The Advanced Technology Employment index, a

Published on: October 17th, 2006 Neil Sutton

Let’s get down to business

The ability to sit and write code all day won’t get IT workers very far in the business world. Having an understanding of how a business works, how to be a team player

Published on: August 21st, 2006 Vawn Himmelsbach

IT industry outraged by Feds’ procurement strategy

Canadian technology companies and IT associations said they felt shocked and betrayed by proposals from Public Works and Government Services Canada that could see major changes to the way the government procures products,

Published on: June 14th, 2006 Shane Schick

IT jobs: English-speaking only need apply

An initial probe into foreign workers in the Canadian IT sector found that the majority of companies surveyed did not hire these people because of language or cultural barriers.The study, which was commissioned

Published on: June 7th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

Lawful Access turns up the heat on ISPs

The Canadian government introduced long-awaited legislation Tuesday that will force ISPs to hand over subscriber records and other data to police during investigations, potentially creating costs that an industry associations hopes will be

Published on: November 15th, 2005 Shane Schick