Lessons we can all learn from RBC

Reports have emerged recently that 45 RBC employees are losing their jobs next month after RBC contracted a number of technological services to iGate, a California-based firm which specializes in sending jobs overseas.

Published on: April 11th, 2013 Monica Goyal

Anti-spam law adds exceptions, delayed until 2014

The anti-spam legislation passed into law more than two years ago will not be coming into force until late in 2013 and possibly not until 2014, according to an Industry Canada official. It’s

Published on: December 20th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Small business group welcomes EI revamp

An organization of small Canadian businesses said they are happy with the government’s plans to make sweeping changes to the country’s Employment Insurance eligibility rules. The revamp would mean the removal of “disincentives”

Published on: May 25th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Startup TO: Why should you care about startups?

by Ashley Huffman If you’ve never worked in a startup company, it’s hard to imagine what it’s like to be in one. The way it’s portrayed in the media is fairly chaotic and

Published on: May 4th, 2012 Ashley Huffman

Passing the buck on mobile privacy

Users of mobile apps need more information about the ways those apps use their personal information, a group of experts agreed Thursday, but they didn't agree on who is most responsible for protecting

Published on: May 3rd, 2012 Grant Gross

PIPA and the Alberta IT firm

by Stuart Crawford Alberta’s Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) of 2009 is nothing like the Protect IP Act (PIPA) that folks in theUnited States railed against in January 2012.   Some may recall

Published on: May 2nd, 2012 Stuart Crawford

Canada’s anti-spam law takes effect next year

The country's long awaited anti-spam law will be implemented in 2013, according to Industry Minister Christian Paradis. Speaking at the Canada 3.0 Digital Media Forum in Stratford, Ont., this week, the minister said

Published on: April 26th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Tech groups want cyber threat information-sharing bill

Several technology trade groups are pushing the U.S. Congress to pass a controversial cyber threat information-sharing bill, despite ongoing privacy concerns voiced by digital rights and civil liberties groups. The U.S. House of

Published on: April 20th, 2012 Grant Gross

Canada’s Anti-Spam Law: everything you need to know

Quick links: Articles | Opinion | Resources | Video | Slideshow Of all the annoyances that come with modern information technology, e-mail spam is perhaps one of the worst. Unsolicited messages have clogged

Published on: April 13th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

New law targeting

A proposed legislation governing wireless service contracts could be in the horizon for cell phone charges-weary Ontarians. Consumer Services Minister Margarett Best said the proposed law's goal is to provide greater protection to

Published on: April 12th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

B.C. privacy chief wants compulsory security breach reporting

British Columbia's privacy chief wants companies to be forced to report security breaches. B.C. Information and Privacy Commissioner Elizabeth Denham said the province needs to amend its Personal Information Protection Act, according to

Published on: April 12th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

House committee wants telcos to decrypt intercepted messages

Telecommunications companies may be compelled to decrypt legally intercepted messages for law enforcement agencies if recommendations by a House standing committee are adopted. The recommendations by the House Committee on Justice and Human

Published on: April 5th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Canada’s Do Not Call List on life support

The national program to block unwanted telemarketing calls and faxes is being thrown a lifeline by the federal government.Canada's Do Not Call List (DNCL) program which is run by the Canadian Radio-television and

Published on: April 5th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Startup news roundup: March 27, 2012

In today's startup headlines, Startup Canada wraps up its Nova Scotia tour, CATA applauds the U.S. crowdfunding bill, and Toronto's Hashcaster helps optimize Twitter for live events.Startup Canada out east Over 500 people

Published on: March 27th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff