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

Federal CIOS Focus on Applications

Federal CIOS Focus on Applications

Canada’s Chief Information Officer, Corinne Charette, says the Government needs to shift its focus from infrastructure to modernizing its applications. That was one of the themes at ITAC’s Executive Briefing on September 10, featuring a panel discussion with Ms. Charette …

Canada’s Finance Minister Freezes EI Rates

Canada's Finance Minister Freezes EI Rates

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty has announced the government will freeze Employment Insurance rates for employees  and employers for the next three years. He stated that the tax relief is intended to help support Canada’s economic recovery, especially for small businesses. The move …

The ICT Explosion in Nigeria – Canadian Businesses Take Note

The ICT Explosion in Nigeria – Canadian Businesses Take Note

By Mary Ellen Havlik, Senior Regional Advisor, West Africa, Veracity Worldwide Canadian businesses across a variety of sectors have begun to cautiously explore the Nigerian marketplace, and with good reason.  Its consumer base of 170 million people makes it by …

Building on a Tradition of Excellence

Building on a Tradition of Excellence

By Karna Gupta, President and CEO, ITAC It is with great pleasure and enthusiasm that I address you as President and CEO of ITAC, via this month’s newsletter. Over the last six decades, ITAC has been providing excellent policy and …