ITAC calling for Ingenious Awards nominations

If you know a company that is accomplishing some amazing things in the information and communications technology (ICT) field, here's your chance to help it get the recognition it deserves. Ottawa-based Information Technology

Published on: May 8th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Federal budget has ‘good solid items’ for small businesses, startups

With the federal budget for 2014 now in play, Canadian small businesses and startups are cautiously optimistic towards what Finance Minister Jim Flaherty has promised for the fiscal year to come. Releasing the

Published on: February 12th, 2014 Candice So

3 digital marketing startups to follow on Twitter

Covering the fourth cohort grad showcase at Toronto-based accelerator Extreme Startups, we met some interesting people on the leading edge of the digital marketing space and reconnected with others. Whether or not you'd

Published on: January 17th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Using big data to improve farming, one cow at a time

When GrowSafe Systems Ltd. first began studying cattle in 1990, it all started with a team of engineers and computer scientists, working with 386 processors and trying to understand the flood of data

Published on: November 28th, 2013 Candice So

Industry Minister hosts invite-only CASL roundtable

With Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation being given Royal Assent in 2010 and still not being enforced as the regulations are worked out, it could be understandable if some businesses think of CASL as more

Published on: September 11th, 2013 Brian Jackson

New Web site helps boost foreign tech talent supply

Tech industry associations and politicians are looking to temporary foreign workers to bridge a tech talent gap which some studies place at around 106,000.Bureaucratic red tape, however, has slowed down to a trickle

Published on: May 14th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

ITBusiness.ca Partners Page

ITBusiness.ca is a publication of IT World Canada. We're proud to present our partners here. International Data Group (IDG) is the world's leading technology media, events and research company. IDG’s media brands –

Published on: May 4th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Web-based speech therapy service dubbed ‘SMB of the year’

Don't let the name TinyEYE Therapy Services fool you – the small Saskatoon-based company is using simple online technology to change children's lives in a big way. Using three straightforward tools – a

Published on: August 16th, 2011 Christine Wong

Experts disagree on budget’s ability to stimulate tech innovation, job growth in Canada

See related story: Federal budget falls short of tech industry hopesSignificant funds allocated to Canada's science and technology infrastructure in the 2009 budget could stimulate future job growth and innovation in the high-tech

Published on: January 29th, 2009 Michelle MacLeod

What another Conservative minority government means for IT

About halfway through the 37-day election campaign the Information Technology Association of Canada sent an open letter to each of the three top party leaders – but they didn't get a single response.

Published on: October 15th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Ontario IT industry eyes costs of e-waste proposal

TORONTO (04/01/2008) - A proposed e-waste recycling program that could see businesses paying a recycling fee for every PC and laptop they purchase may have noble intentions but it doesn't exactly offer an

Published on: October 1st, 2008 Kathleen Lau

Federal budget betrays hands off approach to Canada’s IT sector

There isn't much in the recent Federal budget that Canadian IT professionals and companies can feel really excited about. In part, this is due to finance minister Jim Flaherty's decision to put $10

Published on: March 3rd, 2008 Brian Jackson

Canadian tech industry seeks bailout package in Federal budget

Despite indications of a bare bones budget release today, technology industry insiders are hoping the Canadian government will provide a bailout package for companies hit by the near-crisis caused by a high flying

Published on: February 26th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Canadian news consumers favour TV, print and radio over new media

Traditional media is alive and doing well in Canada despite the ever growing pervasiveness of online alternatives, according to a recent survey.Television, newspapers and the radio are the medium of choice - at

Published on: December 19th, 2007 Nestor Arellano