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Sidewalk Labs, civil liberties group register to lobby

Media | 01/08/2018 4:14 pm EST

Alphabet Inc.’s Sidewalk Labs kicked off the new year by registering to lobby the federal government, while telecom and broadcasting communications in November grew significantly from the month before. Joshua Sirefman of Sirefman Ventures, Inc. registered in early...

Lametti, Casey take on Heritage, ISED roles

Media | 01/26/2017 8:23 pm EST

The Ministers of Canadian Heritage and Innovation, Science and Economic Development have new understudies. In a Thursday press release, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a makeover to his roster of parliamentary secretaries — who assist and support ministers in portfolio work and public duties — naming 34 people to new or renewed positions that will take effect on Jan. 30. Quebec MP David Lametti is the new parliamentary secretary to the Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains, replacing Gatineau, Que., MP Greg Fergus. Lametti, formerly the parliamentary secretary...

Canada needs digital skills to harness IoT opportunities: report

telecom | 03/09/2016 8:21 pm EST

OTTAWA — If Canada is to reap the benefits of the global digital shift, it needs to stack its skilled labour deck or risk falling behind, said a new report by the Information and Communications...