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5 Websites You Need To Visit Today

By: Huffington Post Canada

Date: February 27, 2017

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2017/02/27/best-canadian-websites_n_14795760.html

O,Canada, you make us proud. You’re not only the exporter of celebs like Celine Dion and Justin Bieber, you make great websites too. Whether it’s offering listings of the best concerts or showing off the country’s rich and cultured past, you make searching the World Wide Web a Canadian dream come true. In partnership with the folks at .CA, we list funny, innovative and informative websites that are keeping us entertained, and engaged, the Canadian way.

 

Oshawa & CIRA Collaborate To Test City-Wide Internet Performance

By: Oshawa

Date: February 27, 2017

http://www.oshawa.ca/Modules/News/index.aspx?feedId=0e765813-d33e-4ba5-b464-3e0fff61eab4&newsId=5be6b886-1f55-4cba-8ec5-9c4bfeec6727

The City of Oshawa, together with the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA), are launching a free Internet Performance Test (IPT) specifically for the municipality. It will allow the City to better understand the speed and quality of Internet access within Oshawa. This is a first step toward ensuring local infrastructure is prepared to face the opportunities and issues of a digital economy.

 

Canada under-invests in IT, senior bureaucrat tells cyber security conference

By: IT World Canada

Date: March 2, 2017

http://www.itworldcanada.com/article/canada-under-invests-in-it-senior-bureaucrat-tells-cyber-security-conference/391148

It’s one thing when a security vendor or consulting firm talks about how increasingly difficult it is to fend off cyber attackers, but when a senior Canadian government official admits things are bad and only going to get worse it makes one pause.

 

Canada ranks on top of Internet affordability: Economist

By: IT World Canada

Date: March 1, 2017

http://www.itworldcanada.com/article/canada-ranks-on-top-of-internet-affordability-economist/391060

Canada ranks number one out of 75 countries when it comes to the cost of Internet access relative to income and the amount of competition in the marketplace, according to a report by The Economist.

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Canada must seize the moment to lead in tech innovation, Google Canada head says

By: IT Business

Date: March 1, 2017

http://www.itbusiness.ca/news/canada-must-seize-the-moment-to-lead-in-tech-innovation-google-canada-head-says/87527

Canada is in the best position it’s ever been to become a world leader in technological innovation, but if its corporate, government, and educational leaders fail to seize the moment they risk being left behind, the directors of Google Canada and Ryerson DMZ said during a presentation Tuesday.

 

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