From rut to cloud: Kinark’s digital transformation

Before its digital transformation Kinark Child and Family Services, a Markham, Ont.-based child mental health services provider, was not just behind the pack technologically — it was nowhere to be seen. “They were

Published on: May 18th, 2017 Glenn Weir

Young Ontario entrepreneurs to get a $1 million funding boost

Young entrepreneurs in Ontario may soon get a jump start in building their own companies, as $1 million will be going into programs geared towards their success. On Tuesday, the Ontario Centres of

Published on: May 28th, 2013 Candice So

Privacy Commissioner offers $50,000 to fund privacy research projects

The Privacy Commissioner of Canada is offering up to $50,000 for year-long projects that will advance privacy knowledge in one year, the office announced yesterday. Looking for proposals that specifically deal with Canada’s

Published on: September 28th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Ottawa, Surrey win IBM Smarter Cities grants for 2012

Ottawa and Surrey, B.C. are the two Canadian cities that will receive part of $50 million in grants from IBM Corp. this year.That money will be shared with 31 other cities around the

Published on: March 16th, 2012 Brian Jackson

‘Outrageous’ safe sex game scores with youth

Get eight teenagers and young adults together and ask them to come up with a Flash-based game based on safe sex – what do you expect will happen?If you guess an over-the-top game

Published on: February 23rd, 2010 Brian Jackson


Unique ‘shock and raw’ online campaign targets Ontario youth

“By clicking on this handsome tattoo, you can open me up,” says Ben. And there's a graphic truth to his words. On Recycleme.org, you click on the image that says "Recyclables inside" tattoeod

Published on: February 1st, 2010 Brian Jackson

Don’t ignore older adults in online marketing campaigns, experts say

Internet usage has grown much faster among older adults than among teens over the past eight years, recent studies show.   The message this has for Canadian advertisers is clear, industry observers say.They "cannot

Published on: February 17th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

NASA brings social networking to Martians

"The parachute is open!!""Come on Rocketssssss!!!""I've landed !!!!!""Cheers! Tears! I'm here!"Those were the messages that NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory sent out on micro-blogging site Twitter in a five-minute time span May 25 as

Published on: June 10th, 2008 Heather Havenstein and Jim Dalrymple

Ontario Privacy Commissioner on Facebook’s friends list

Listen to an interview with assistant director of privacy in Ontario, Ken Anderson While Canada's Privacy Commissioner is about to investigate whether Facebook is breaching Canada's privacy laws, Ontario's Privacy Commissioner's office is

Published on: June 4th, 2008 Brian Jackson