Big banks and telcos backing $185 M supercluster bid for national digital identity system

Correction: A previous version of this story incorrectly reported $485 million in funding committed to the project. The correct number is $185 million.  Identification systems have been based on face-to-face interactions and on

Published on: September 22nd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Ontario gets low marks on e-waste program scorecard

Ontario's e-waste program may not be giving the province's residents the biggest bang for their bucks, according to a report to be presented at a global conference starting tomorrow in Montreal.The study compares

Published on: May 28th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Jobs and cash woo IT workers to Saskatchewan

While workers are laid off across most of Canada, Saskatchewan is one province actively recruiting job seekers, including IT professionals. During a recent trip to Toronto, Saskatchewan politicians boasted of short commutes, affordable

Published on: April 2nd, 2009 Brian Jackson

Saskatchewan cancels RFID licences while Ontario looks for off-switch

While Ontario's Privacy Commissioner is seeking to include an off-switch on the enhanced driver's licence (EDL) being rolled out in June, Saskatchewan has opted to scrap their project completely.The EDL is being deployed

Published on: March 26th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Tech makeover works wonders at Saskatchewan school division

Lower operational costs, higher efficiency, and faster, more streamlined financial processes – the South East Cornerstone School Division gained all that and much more by consolidating its financial data within a central data

Published on: February 6th, 2009 Michelle MacLeod

Saskatchewan plans wireless network for four cities

The Saskatchewan government has announced a plan to create what it called the country's largest wireless Internet network, which will allow the province's four largest cities' residents and visitors to access free-of-charge Wi-Fi

Published on: May 14th, 2007 Briony Smith

Saskatchewan plans wireless network for four cities

Two-hundred-fifty access points (approximately one per block) will boost business travel to the province, according to Richard Murray, the executive director of policy and planning for the Government of Saskatchewan's Information Technology Office.

Published on: May 11th, 2007 Briony Smith

Saskatchewan inks PC deal as part of province-wide IT consolidation

The province of Saskatchewan is following the lead of the federal government in consolidating its IT operations and moving towards larger procurement deals for hardware and software.Lenovo Canada said it had won a 

Published on: July 6th, 2006 Shane Schick