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Minister Encourages Start-Ups to Participate in Accelerator Programs

Minister Encourages Start-Ups to Participate in Accelerator Programs

The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, is encouraging  Canadian start-up companies in the information and communication technologies, digital media, sustainable technologies and health-care sectors to access global market opportunities offered by the Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) program by …

Orion Health Launches eReferral Solution

Orion Health, an ITAC Health member and a leader in population health management solutions, announced recently that their electronic referral management solution (eReferral) is now available province-wide in Alberta for referrals made to lung cancer, breast cancer, and hip & …

Industry Veterans Reflect on Microsystems Progress

Industry Veterans Reflect on Microsystems Progress

To mark the 20th anniversary of the Executive Forum on Microsystems, ITAC and its conference partners assembled a five-person panel to reflect on two decades of microelectronics growth and speculate on what may lay ahead. The panel included industry leaders, …

ITAC Eyes ITA Negotiations Deal

ITAC Eyes ITA Negotiations Deal

Energized by the successful conclusion of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) negotiations, the Information and Technology Association of Canada is expanding its trade lobbying efforts focused on Asia. Karna Gupta, ITAC’s President and CEO, announced this …

Atkinson Takes Competitive Message to Hill

Atkinson Takes Competitive Message to Hill

Karen Atkinson, a tax partner at Ernst & Young, and a member of the ITAC Board of Directors, will represent our association when she appears before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance Oct. 7. She will be part …

Google Funds Coding Camps for Kids

Google Funds Coding Camps for Kids

Google’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt announced the company will spend $1.5 million  to support the educational charity, Actua. The grant will help launch a program called Codemakers, with a goal of teaching 100,000 Canadian kids about coding software and working …

eBay Calls for Trade Changes

eBay Calls for Trade Changes

A new report by online retailer eBay is calling for the federal government to remove barriers to the free flow of goods across the country’s borders. The Commerce 3.0 – Canada report suggests the Canadian government can help drive export …