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Blogs by ITAC Board members, ITAC staff, and valued partners and members.

ITAC Applauds New Global Markets Action Plan

ITAC Applauds New Global Markets Action Plan

ITAC welcomes the announcement by Minister of International Trade Ed Fast today regarding a new international trade plan that will engage in “economic diplomacy” to pursue Canadian commercial interests in emerging markets and to leverage Canada’s unprecedented trade access in Europe …

It’s Time To Celebrate What We Do

It's Time To Celebrate What We Do

By Karna Gupta, President and CEO, ITAC As we go about our regular business within Canada’s ICT community, it is easy to take for granted what we have, and what we contribute to Canada’s economy. Opportunities to come together to …

Digital Health Solutions for Canadians: Getting It Right

Digital Health Solutions for Canadians: Getting It Right

By Karna Gupta, President and CEO, ITAC With Canada’s healthcare system under increasing pressure to meet the demands of a growing, aging population, digital tools hold tremendous potential to deliver faster, more-informed diagnoses and better outcomes. Getting these tools certified …

Jobs Report Does Not Reflect Our Reality

Jobs Report Does Not Reflect Our Reality

By Karna Gupta, President and CEO, ITAC The recent article in the Globe and Mail, which largely uses the report by TD Bank on Canada’s employment outlook—Jobs in Canada: Where, What and For Whom?—does not reflect what ITAC hears from …

Speech From The Throne Offers Encouraging Direction

Speech From The Throne Offers Encouraging Direction

By Karna Gupta, President & CEO, ITAC The Government’s 2013 Speech From the Throne did not have sufficient details about initiatives to be introduced during the coming session of Parliament, but contained several items that drew my attention. I was …

Feds Venture Capital Action Plan Invests $25M in ICT Funds

Feds Venture Capital Action Plan Invests $25M in ICT Funds

by Karen Atkinson, Partner Business Tax Services, Ernst & Young LLP Chair, ITAC Tax and Finance Committee This week federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty announced the selection of the high-performing venture capital funds in which the Government will invest the $50 …

Nulogy Wins Innovation Award

Nulogy Wins Innovation Award

ITAC member Nulogy has won the 2013 CATA Innovation Through Technology Award from the Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council (CAMSC). The award is presented to an Aboriginal or minority-owned business for demonstrating innovation in a technology-based product or service. …