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Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement Text Is Tabled

Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement Text Is Tabled

The federal government has tabled the final text of the Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement. The highlights, outlined in a news release posted here include: On the day the Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement comes into force, Canadian businesses will immediately benefit …

Stats Can Reports On Online Commerce

Stats Can Reports On Online Commerce

Canadian firms are doing more business online, according to Statistics Canada’s new report on digital technology and internet use. Canadian enterprises sold more than $136 billion in goods and services over the internet in 2013, up from $122 billion the …

ITAC Sponsors Smart City Conference

ITAC Sponsors Smart City Conference

For the first time, a North American city—Montreal—will play host to a regional event associated with the Smart City Expo World Congress, the leading meeting place for public administrators, international experts, research institutes and centres as well as businesses specialized in …

Study Shows Technology Creates Jobs

Study Shows Technology Creates Jobs

A new study by EY (Ernst & Young LLP) shows that technology is a key driver of job creation among entrepreneurs. The survey finds 76 percent of entrepreneurs plan to increase the size of their workforce in the year ahead – by an average of …

Inaugural Palestinian Trade Mission Seeks Canadian ICT Companies

Inaugural Palestinian Trade Mission Seeks Canadian ICT Companies

ITAC is pleased to share an opportunity to participate in the first-ever Palestinian trade mission to Canada. DFATD, in collaboration with PalTrade and Agriteam Canada Consulting, is organizing a trade mission of Palestinian companies to Canada. Entitled “Connecting Business-Expanding Horizons,” the mission will take …

2014 Ingenious Awards Nominations Are Open

2014 Ingenious Awards Nominations Are Open

Nominations for the 2014 Ingenious Awards are now being accepted. Entering its third year, the program honours excellence in the innovative use of information and communications technology (ICT) to achieve greater productivity efficiency or other enterprise goals. Awards are given …