The Copyright Board of Canada has issued a ruling that opens the way for the Society of Composers, Authors, and Music Producers of Canada (SOCAN) to charge royalties for the online use of music on websites belonging to radio and television stations.
Jeffrey Dale is resigning as president and CEO of the Ottawa Centre for Research and Innovation (OCRI) after seven years on the job. Under Dale’s leadership, OCRI completed its consolidation with the Ottawa Economic Development Corp., and merged with the Ottawa Life Sciences Council, more than doubling its annual budget t $8 million. Dale will stay on until a replacement is announced, with an executive search set to begin in a few weeks.
Marie-Lucie Morin has been appointed associate secretary to the Cabinet and national security advisor to the prime minister, effective November 17. She replaces Margaret Bloodworth, who is retiring after a distinguished career in the public service.
This issue of Telemanagement focuses on remote access for the modern enterprise. As we know, remote access has many components, from enabling sales forces with mobile devices, to keeping track of next generation technologies so that today’s investments make sense. It also has to be understood within the context of a globalized economy.
The Conservative Party of Canada secured a second mandate last month, but will another, albeit stronger, minority government be able to deliver on promises it made to Canadians and Canadian companies?The Tories vowed to introduce anti-spam legislation. While long-overdue – it’s been four years since the Anti-Spam Task Force released its recommendations to government – it’s certainly a step in the right direction to help corporations deal with the ever increasing number of unwanted emails, which as we all know has a direct impact on the financial performance of businesses, large and small.
When Global Communications Inc. announced plans to implement MyScreen Mobile‘s mobile advertising solution as part of its wireless service, it demonstrated the company’s willingness to experiment and be creative when it comes to wireless pricing. And chief executive Tony Lacavera recognizes that his wireless company is going to need to offer something different to compete with the incumbents.