Scale AI supercluster officially receives $290 million in funding

The Scale AI supercluster, part of the Government of Canada’s Innovation Superclusters Initaitve has received its $230 million in funding from the federal government. Announced Thursday at the G7 Multistakeholder Conference on Artificial Intelligence

Published on: December 7th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Bringing immunization records into the digital age

Keeping track of immunizations throughout a lifetime can be difficult, it's easy to forget to write down each shot in that little yellow records booklet, but now there's an app for that; CANImmunize wants

Published on: November 30th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

North receives $24 million investment from Government of Canada

North, (formally Thalmic Labs), creator of Focals smartglasses has received a multi-million dollar investment from the Government of Canada, the same day it announced the opening of its first retail stores. Navdeep Bains, minister

Published on: November 14th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Government of Canada launches Job Banks mobile app

The Government of Canada's job searching website is taking a step into the modern age, with the announcement that Job Bank will now be available as a mobile app. "Canadians need access to

Published on: November 8th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Senate calls for national ‘self-driving cars’ strategy’ as Canada is ‘ill-prepared’

Autonomous vehicles are being touted as the future of the transportation industry but a new report by the Senate Committee on Transport and Communications says Canada is “ill-prepared” for this fast approaching “new

Published on: January 29th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

This just in: the government of Canada now has an eDeclaration app

Canadian business travellers frustrated by the ritual of fumbling for a pen to fill out their declaration cards one hour before their plane lands might be surprised to learn they have a paperless

Published on: October 23rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Cloud technology, enterprise thinking drive Canadian government’s new IT plan

The Canadian government is borrowing a page from the private sector with the new Information Technology Strategic Plan it revealed on June 29. In what Government of Canada CIO John Messina acknowledges is

Published on: July 5th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Government money earmarked for venture capital finding way to Canadian tech sector

Some of the money set aside by the Conservative government for tech startups in the 2013 budget is making its way into the eco-system, fueled by private investors that are kicking in their

Published on: February 6th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Ontario invests $50 million in new venture capital fund

More governments in Canada seem to be dipping their toes into the venture capital business. The most recent to test the waters is the Province of Ontario, which said Tuesday that it’s investing

Published on: March 20th, 2013 Jeff Jedras