Insurance companies predict changes to virtual care after COVID-19

TORONTO — When COVID-19 started spreading through Canada, the president of one of the country’s largest insurance companies was thinking about mothers who have...

Canada’s spy service moves quietly ahead with data-crunching plans: documents

OTTAWA — Newly released documents show Canada's spy agency is moving ahead with plans to collect and use databases containing personal information about Canadians. The...

Web conferencing platforms at risk of being lure for phishing emails: consultant

TORONTO — With the use of web-based video conferences proliferating during the COVID-19 crisis, cyber security experts warn they pose a threat as well...

Researchers balancing scientific rigour with speed to find COVID-19 treatment

OTTAWA — Researchers in the race against time to provide a proven treatment for COVID-19 will have to balance scientific rigour against speed, according...

Tech community calls on Ontario for aid as companies struggle to preserve jobs

TORONTO — More than 230 leaders of technology companies and innovation hubs across the country are calling on the Ontario government for more help to weather...

Science needed to combat disinformation in COVID fight: Champagne

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne says Canada and its G7 counterparts are concerned about the spread of disinformation in the COVID-19 fight. He says Canada...

Deputy Minister of Health and Chair of COVID-19 Command Table to Hold Media Briefing...

Helen Angus, Deputy Minister of Health and Chair of the COVID-19 Command Table will be joined by Matthew Anderson, President and CEO of Ontario...
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Busy signals, dropped calls, but no major outage as Canadians strain telecom system

TORONTO — Despite the sudden, recent shift in how millions of Canadians are doing their work because of the COVID-19 crisis, it seems most parts of the communications...

Federal bureaucrats cautious about network overload as remote work increases

TORONTO — Federal government managers and employees have been advised to take precautions to manage the load on communications systems as Canadians shift to remote...

Trump 5G adviser meets feds in Ottawa amid pending decision on Huawei

OTTAWA — A top Trump administration adviser on telecommunications met today with officials in Ottawa as Canada has yet to decide whether to allow...