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Goldcorp’s $1 million-competition for tech solutions is open

Technology entrepreneurs that think they have the answers to some of the mining industries most challenging problems have a chance to win up to $1 million from Vancouver-based Goldcorp Inc. The gold producer is hosting its second #DisruptMining competition and it’s accepting submissions as of Jan ...

Why bitcoin is worth more than you think

Bitcoin is bigger than you think. The massive increase in Bitcoin’s price is perhaps part of the story. We see an overlooked factor -the survival and growth of Bitcoin Cash, which currently has a market cap of just over $30 billion, which is just under 10% of Bitcoin’s market cap. Bitcoin Cash ...

#MemberMonday : St. Albert and District Chamber of Commerce Honoured with Alto Award

  St. Albert and District Chamber of Commerce Honoured with Alto Award On October 23rd 2017, the St. Albert and District Chamber of Commerce was honoured with the 2017 ALTO Award for Outstanding Sustainable Tourism for their St. Albert Farmers’ Market. ...

Body of Evidence: Debunking Medical Myths

By Alina Fisher The winner of our ‘Canada’s Favourite Blog for 2017’ contest was Body of Evidence, run by scientists keen on cutting through the prolific medical misinformation found on the Internet. Take a quick look at their site and you’ll find many ways to administer your regular dose of ...

Supplementing bonds with quality dividends

For income investors, the recent uptick in short-term interest rates served as a reminder that their bond portfolios remain vulnerable to risk. Rising interest rates tend to erode the value of a bond portfolio, leaving investors vulnerable to declines in portion of their portfolio which is supposed ...

The Evolution of Canadian Pensions?

OPTrust put out a press release, World Bank report shines spotlight on Canadian pension model:Canadian public pension funds and pension plans are regarded as among the best in the world, but they underwent an evolution of changes to get to where they are today. Because of their success, the World B ...

ITWC content golden at Canadian Online Publish Awards

IT World Canada’s team enjoyed an exciting night at the Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPA) Nov. 15, winning three gold awards and two silvers in the B2B category. Produced by Masthead magazine, the COPAs is in its ninth year of celebrating the online publishing industry in Canada. ITWC has ...

Lumo Interactive goes global with a SaaS platform for the event space

In 2011 it became clear to Lumo Interactive that simply providing custom interactive displays for tradeshows and events wasn’t enough to maintain a sustainable business, so it began providing a software-as-a-service platform to help agencies and small businesses create their own displays. Now in ...

OntarioMD connecting family doctors with specialists for an easier healthcare journey

It’s no secret that finding a doctor in Ontario can be a painstakingly long process, but finding a specialist is often even worse. But as digital innovations continue to disrupt every facet of life, the healthcare industry is seeing major improvement because of technology. Take the provincial eCo ...

Sensibill wins Ingenious Spark Award for helping banking app users track their spending habits

A Toronto-based FinTech firm has been named the first-ever recipient of the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC)’s Ingenious Spark award for helping banks across North America – and beyond – fill a critical gap in their mobile services. Co-founded by a former lawyer all too fam ...