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Government of Canada launches national consultations on digital and data transformation

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Canadians must have trust and confidence in a digital and data-driven world June 19, 2018, Ottawa ON New technologies have changed the way that we access information, shop, live, socialize and work. As a result of these changes, our economy has transformed to become increasingly data-driven and critical […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 20186 Views

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CIRA report: Grassroots organizations share gaps and solutions for Canada’s internet

June 13, 2018, OTTAWA – Today, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) released The gap between us: Perspectives on building a better online Canada , which captures the experiences, opinions and proposed solutions of 70 grassroots organizations across Canada working to make the internet better for Canadians. These organizations, working on the frontlines of Canada’s […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 20186 Views

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Ontario Expanding Broadband in Rural and Northern Communities

Investments in Cellular and Satellite Technologies Will Improve Connectivity April 23, 2018 4:10 P.M. Ministry of Infrastructure Ontario is helping to ensure people in rural and northern communities have access to reliable and affordable high-speed broadband internet. As announced in the 2018 Ontario Budget, the government is investing $500 million over three years to expand broadband […]

by pmnationtalk on April 24, 201810 Views

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Federal funding to bring high-speed Internet to Indigenous community in northern Ontario

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada $1.8-million investment will help build digital infrastructure to connect communities and families April 10, 2018, Parry Sound, Ontario Internet access is more than just a convenience; communities, businesses and institutions need it to find information, offer services and create opportunities. That’s why, through an investment of $1.8 million, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 10, 201821 Views

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Government of Canada to make high-speed Internet and digital infrastructure funding announcement in Parry Sound

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Ottawa, April 9, 2018—The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will be announcing FedNor funding for digital infrastructure and support under the government’s Connect to Innovate program for high-speed Internet service. Date: April 10, 2018 Time: 11:00 to 11:45 a.m. Location: Wasauksing First Nation […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 201818 Views

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Ontario Driving Cutting-Edge Tech in the North – Investments Will Enhance Digital Infrastructure, Education and Training in Northwestern Ontario

Investments Will Enhance Digital Infrastructure, Education and Training in Northwestern Ontario April 3, 2018 1:00 P.M. Ministry of Northern Development and Mines Ontario is investing in innovative technology in Northwestern Ontario through projects that will improve digital infrastructure in remote communities, enhance education and training for students, and create good jobs. Michael Gravelle, Minister of […]

by pmnationtalk on April 4, 201821 Views

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Software-testing hopes to inspire Indigenous communities after winning business pitch contest – ITBusiness.ca

March 28th, 2018 An Aboriginal software-testing company has ambitious plans after winning a business pitch competition in Ottawa. Minutes after accepting the award at Ottawa’s Lockheed Martin Canada’s IMPACT Centre, Chelsea Griffith, team-lead for software Plato Testing, told ItBusiness.ca they want to grow from 60 to 5,000 employees in five years, and expand to 20 […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 201816 Views

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Government of Canada supporting the modernization of Batchewana First Nation’s Information Technology Infrastructure

February 9, 2018 – Batchewana First Nation, ON –  Indigenous Services Canada Our government is committed to a renewed relationship with First Nations, and supporting First Nations communities’ economic development opportunities. Today, together with Batchewana First Nation Chief Dean Sayers, Terry Sheehan, MP for Sault Ste. Marie, announced – on behalf of the Honourable Jane […]

by pmnationtalk on February 9, 201835 Views

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First Nation Communities in Southwestern Ontario Call for Better Broadband – Swift Network

Beausoleil First Nation, Kettle and Stony Point First Nation, Saugeen First Nation, and Six Nations of the Grand River have become members of SouthWestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT). These valuable additions mean that SWIFT now represents the combined connectivity interests of over 1,500 member locations including First Nations, municipalities, hospitals, schools, school boards, and other […]

by ahnationtalk on January 29, 201828 Views

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Reports urge more diversity in tech sector to bridge ‘digital divide’ – Globe and Mail

The tech and innovation sector needs to do a better job of recruiting visible minorities to boost Canada’s economic output, two forthcoming studies say. On Wednesday, the MaRS Discovery District, a Toronto-based innovation hub, will release Talent Fuels Tech, a report that found most job seekers in the region are visible minorities and argues for […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 201861 Views

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