Latest news from CIOCAN

Philippe Johnston incoming President of the CIO Association of Canada

Impacting the economy through Innovation Leadership Security The CIO Association of Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Philippe Johnston, Director General, Digital Services, Transport Canada as its new …

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Retaining Talent

CIO Connect – Recruiting and retaining skilled talent

CIO Connect is an informal national online forum to enable us to have face-to-face conversations in real time and is based on leveraging your trusted network of CIOCAN peers where …

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Identity Access CISO

Identity Access Management White Paper – August 2020

In May and June 2020, the CIO Association of Canada convened some of Canada’s top experts in information security for a series of frank online discussions. These programs were under …

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Impact Award Winners

CIOCAN’s Impact Award Winners

The CIO Association of Canada (CIOCAN) is pleased to announce the winners of our 2020 Impact Awards. New this year, the awards shine a light on our devoted members, who …

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CIO of the Year

Four Canadian tech leaders inducted into CIO Hall of Fame

Toronto, Ontario (July 16, 2020)  – Three veteran Canadian technology leaders and one next-generation leader were lauded for their contributions to their industry as they were inducted into the CIO …

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New categories, new opportunities for Canadian CIOs at 2020 CIO of the Year Awards

Published: Alex Coop @itsjustalexcoop There are several reasons why Canadian technology leaders should consider throwing their name in the hat for this year’s  CIO of the Year Awards. In addition to …

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CIO Peer Forum and COVID-19

In light of current events surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the CIO Association of Canada has decided to adapt to a digital opportunity, available to a wider audience and deliver the …

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TORONTO, CANADA – 21st FEBRUARY 2020 – SINC, a leading independent event organizer across North America, has announced plans to grow the existing strategic partnership with the CIO Association of …

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ITAC’s official announcement from the INGENIOUS Awards

At the Ingenious award on November 27th ITAC officially changes its name to TECHNATION. Below is ITAC’s official press release. Mississauga, ON (November 28, 2019) –  The Information Technology Association of …

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CanadianCIO of the Year, private sector – Mark Bryant

Information below provided by IT World Canada and is written by Buckley Smith In an industry like construction, which has historically been averse to adopting new technology, PCL Construction saw …

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Ingenious Award Winners

2019 Ingenious Large Private Sector Award | PCL Construction The construction industry has historically been slow to adopt new technologies; specifically when it comes to workflow management and building performance …

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Congratulations Helen Wetherley Knight!

CIOCAN is pleased to share exciting news about Calgary Chapter Board Member and CIO Peer Forum 2020 Conference Chair Helen Wetherley Knight.  This month, Helen was selected to receive a …

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Congratulations Yasemin Sezer!

CIOCAN is pleased to share exciting news about Toronto Chapter Board Member Yasemin Sezer.  Earlier this month, Yasemin was selected to receive a Manulife Science & Technology Award, recognizing women in …

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ICTC’s Work Integrated Learning Digital Program

Limited Subsidies Remaining for Winter 2020 Term Work Integrated Learning (WIL) Digital subsidies are offered to eligible companies across Canada to hire eligible post-secondary students for work placements and is …

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Partnership Launch between CIOCAN and CO2Neutral

Toronto – 2019 proved that sustainability is only going to grow in 2020. The CIO Association of Canada (CIOCAN) has partnered with CO2Neutral to help members reduce their carbon footprint …

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