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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 …

The Foundation for Digital Nation Building

The Foundation for Digital Nation Building

By Karna Gupta, President & CEO, ITAC As we continue to await the federal government’s strategy for Canada’s digital economy, it is worthwhile reviewing some cornerstone facts about our ICT sector. Today, the importance of ICT to Canada’s prosperity is …

Pressing For Gender Diversity

Pressing For Gender Diversity

By Karna Gupta, President & CEO, ITAC In our continuing drive to encourage companies in the ICT sector to attract and retain more talented women, ITAC recently hosted the ‘Women in Leadership Diversity’ event at Microsoft in Mississauga with more …

Doing Business In Dubai: Some Key Lessons

Doing Business In Dubai: Some Key Lessons

By Karna Gupta, President and CEO, ITAC As set out in our International Business Development Strategy 2012-15, ITAC continues to organize overseas trade missions that encourage the adoption of best practice in international business development strategies for emerging Canadian ICT …

Making Our Voices Heard On Foreign Workers

Making Our Voices Heard On Foreign Workers

By Karna Gupta, President and CEO, ITAC In the months since Prime Minister Stephen Harper shuffled his Cabinet in July, ITAC has maintained an active schedule of meetings with ministers and senior staff members in portfolios that have some connection …

ITAC Encourages Trans-Pacific Agreement

ITAC Encourages Trans-Pacific Agreement

ITAC President and CEO Karna Gupta has written to International Trade Minister Ed Fast, encouraging him to conclude a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement that opens new markets for Canada and establishes rules for global trade. Gupta told the minister: “A …