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Canada passes online streaming bill to promote local content

Canada passed legislation yesterday that would update the Broadcasting Act, bringing online streaming platforms under the stewardship of the country’s broadcast regulator, as well as compelling companies such as Netflix, YouTube, and Spotify to provide more local content. The bill, known as Bill C-11, from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government, cleared the House of

Applications now open for businesses to apply to the Regional Quantum Initiative in southern Ontario

The Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), announced that businesses can now apply to the Regional Quantum Initiative (RQI) in southern Ontario.  FedDev Ontario is delivering more than C$23 million over a span of six years to support eligible businesses to advance and commercialize their quantum products and solutions for domestic and

Consultation begins for mmWave to be used for 5G

The government of Canada is asking Canadians for their opinions on a policy and licensing framework for a class of high-frequency wireless signals called millimetre wave (mmWave), a foundational component in achieving the full potential of 5G cellular services. The framework is required before the sale of licenses for that wireless spectrum. Canada released mmWave […]

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Government of Canada invests $10 million to support innovation in the tech sector

Today the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), announced an investment of C$10 million for the Waterloo Accelerator Centre (Waterloo AC) to launch the Venture Studio Innovation Program.  The program will help startup technology companies across southwestern Ontario scale-up and bring products to market faster through access to mentorship and financial support. […]

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SEC Proposes New Cybersecurity Rules for Financial Services

Proposed new policies from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) could spell changes for how financial services firms handle cybersecurity. On Feb. 9, the SEC voted to propose cybersecurity risk management policies for registered investment advisers, registered investment companies and business development companies (funds). Next, the proposal will go through a public comment period until […]

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