Change in law enforcement powers should not harm businesses: ITAC

The government should ensure that any changes to powers granted to law enforcement should not undermine the innovation economy and the privacy of Canadians, the association representing the information and communications technology industry argued in a submission Thursday to the government’s national security consultation.  

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Rural broadband program aims to bring 300 communities up to speed

WAKEFIELD, Que. — The federal government’s new rural broadband program will focus on making high-speed connections, as opposed to simply forging Internet connections for rural and remote communities, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains said Thursday, in announcing some of the long-awaited details to the Liberal commitment outlined in this spring’s budget.

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