Ontario Election: Capital Hill Group analyzes top parties’ (slim) platforms on high-tech industry

By Ari Laskin, consultant, Capital Hill Group With Ontario voting in a new government and Party today, it's worth taking a look at what (minimal) information the Parties have released discussing what they

Published on: June 7th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

The neuroscience behind elections

Guest post by Bob Bailly  Over a year ago I wrote a blog entitled Election emotion, where I looked at an article from Margaret Wente in the Globe and Mail. In it, she examined how

Published on: November 6th, 2012 Francis Moran

What Canada’s election results mean for SMBs

Targeting small businesses was an important strategy during this year's federal election campaign. Each party's platform had a section dedicated to making life a little easier for such a large group of Canadian

Published on: May 3rd, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Vote for an iPod levy, group urges Canadians

Money going to artists and record labels for their works is at risk in Canada's current election, says the group responsible for collecting and distributing the private copying levy.The Canadian Private Copying Collective

Published on: April 27th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Canadian voter apathy extends to social media realm

If a politician sends a tweet, but nobody is following them, does it even have an impact? That’s an existential question that political campaign organizers from each of the major federal parties may

Published on: April 27th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Harper vs. Ignatieff – social media showdown

If Election 41 is the "social media election" then what party is taking best advantage of the new channel to woo potential voters?That's the question ITBusiness.ca had in mind when we took a

Published on: April 7th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Canada’s copyright reform may be delayed by snap election

A Fall federal election would delay any copyright reform bill, but wouldn't entirely derail the work done by the Conservative government's public copyright consultation. Dont' miss our three-part video round table discussion on

Published on: September 10th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Insiders reveal tech secrets behind Obama’s winning campaign

See related story: Obama's creaming McCain – if you follow politics on the Internet New media played a pivotal role in Barack Obama's incredibly successful presidential campaign, according to experts closely associated with

Published on: January 15th, 2009 Michelle MacLeod

Yes we can – A glimpse into Obama’s Google-enabled government

President-elect Barack Obama's plan to build a Google-enabled government began modestly this week with the new Change.gov Web site, which includes the means to apply for a job in the new administration. One

Published on: November 11th, 2008 Patrick Thibodeau and Mike Elgan

Obama’s creaming McCain

If you think text messaging is driving your your cell phone costs too high, just thank your stars you didn't get Barack Obama's bill for $290,000 in text messages. That's what the Democratic

Published on: September 2nd, 2008 Brian Jackson

Rogue code could seriously skew US presidential election results

This Fall's U.S. Presidential elections could be stolen by one person – not Democratic candidate Barack Obama or Republican candidate John McCain – but by a rogue programmer writing code for one of

Published on: June 25th, 2008 Brian Jackson