Jean-Paul Lalonde

Jean-Paul is the Chief Information Officer at Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency. His areas of expertise include provide high-quality environmental assessments that contribute to sustainable development in Canada. His digital-enabled team will work lockstep with his business partners to drive innovation and solve complex business problems by designing and delivering human-centered, agile-based, digital solutions.

Julie Leese

Julie is the Assistant Deputy Minister and CFO at Corporate Service Government of Canada. Her areas of expertise include IT Competencies/Culture and IT Infrastructure.

Stephane Viau

Stephane is the Director of IT at Canadian Medical Association. His areas of expertise include business alignment/relationship management and Strategy and Innovation.

CIOCAN Members on Women in Technology

Dianne Lapierre, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Raymond James Ltd was asked to comment on the under-representation of Women in Technology. Dianne spoke to the changing face of careers in information technology.  The focus is moving away from pure technical skills and becoming increasingly about understanding and managing relationships across the organization. Clearly, … Read more

Nouveau Président de la section d’Ottawa

La CIO Association of Canada a nommé Philippe Johnston, comme Dirigeant principal de l’information pour le Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines (CRSH) et le Conseil de recherches en sciences naturelles et en génie (CRSNG) en tant que son nouveau Président de la section d’Ottawa, en vigueur immédiatement. Concernant sa nomination, Johnston dit « Je suis … Read more

Announcing New President for Ottawa Chapter

The CIO Association of Canada has appointed Philippe Johnston, CIO for the Social Sciences Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) and the Natural Sciences Engineering Research Council (NSERC) as its new Ottawa Chapter President, effective immediately. Regarding his appointment, Johnston says “I am very proud to assume the duties of the President of the Ottawa Chapter.  The … Read more

CEO CIO Alignment Program

A webinar held on March 2 introduced the CEO CIO Alignment Program.  If you missed the webinar, you can watch a recording of the session here.    You will be asked for a passcode, which is CIOCAN2016.  Anyone who is interested in participating in the program can join by sending an e-mail to the CIO Association … Read more

Presidents Named for Edmonton and Ottawa Chapters

Shaun Guthrie takes on Edmonton Chapter Presidency Cindy Cripps-Prawak moves into President role in Ottawa Chapter The Board of the CIO Association of Canada is pleased to announce that Shaun Guthrie, Director of Information Technology at Go Auto, has assumed the position of President of the Edmonton Chapter, and Cindy Cripps-Prawak, ED, Innovation, Architecture and … Read more