A quick guide for businesses navigating Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan

The COVID-19 pandemic has not been an easy time for Canadian businesses as the first major wave of layoffs occurred this week. In hopes of mitigating the negative economic effects, Canada's Prime Minister,

Published on: March 23rd, 2020 Buckley Smith

Bell, Rogers, Telus and others temporarily remove internet data caps

As the COVID-19 virus keeps more of the workforce home, major Canadian internet service providers (ISPs) are removing the monthly data cap on their internet subscriptions. While the unlimited services are only temporary,

Published on: March 17th, 2020 Tom Li

Microsoft closes all retail locations due to COVID-19 concerns

Microsoft has temporarily closed its retail locations globally due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19. David Porter, vice-president of Microsoft stores, made the announcement via a blog post this morning on LinkedIn. "With

Published on: March 17th, 2020 Buckley Smith

Maple launches free online screening and consultation solution in response to COVID-19

While health officials do their best to provide answers to the public about COVID-19, virtual healthcare solutions provider Maple is doing what it can to quell those concerns by launching a free online

Published on: March 16th, 2020 Buckley Smith

How IT leaders can prepare for COVID-19 challenges

With the coronavirus spreading globally, industry experts are warning IT leaders to confirm their business recovery and pandemic preparedness plans are updated in case large numbers of employees have to work remotely or

Published on: March 10th, 2020 Howard Solomon

In response to COVID-19, Cisco is handing out free 90-day Webex business licenses

Cisco has come forward to help those impacted by the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) by offering free 90-day Webex licenses to businesses who are not Webex customers, Cisco announced on March 2.

Published on: March 3rd, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Coronavirus ‘decimated’ device manufacturing in February, says IDC

With files from Alex Coop   The spreading of Coronavirus has curtailed production in the tech industry, a new IDC study finds. Most affected sectors include factory, logistics, and transportation, many of them

Published on: February 28th, 2020 Tom Li