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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 …

Canada Supports Internships in High-Demand Fields

Canada Supports Internships in High-Demand Fields

The Government of Canada has announced support for up to 3,000 post-secondary graduates so they can take part in full-time, paid internships in high-demand fields such as science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and skilled trades. “Canadian employers have told us that …

Microsoft Announces New Vancouver Innovation Centre

Microsoft Announces New Vancouver Innovation Centre

On May 1, Microsoft announced plans to establish a new training and development facility in Vancouver’s Pacific Centre by late 2015. The Microsoft Canada Excellence Centre will create approximately 400 new jobs, provide 50 internships annually to computer science and …

CCICT Merges With ITAC to Form ITAC Talent

CCICT Merges With ITAC to Form ITAC Talent

The merger of the Canadian Coalition for Tomorrow’s ICT Skills (CCICT) and its long-time collaborator and supporter ITAC (the Information Technology Association of Canada) will create a strong new champion for Canada’s information and communications technology (ICT) sector. CCICT will …