Ontario workers receive training for the future

In Leadership On July 30, 2015 0 640 0

In light of the Canada Job Grant’s success, the Governments of Canada and Ontario have announced renewed funding. Since its implementation in 2013, the Canada Job Grant has provided 29,000 training opportunities to 22,000 new and current Ontario employees. The grant aims to provide hands-on training to new workers in order to guarantee future employment....

5 Ways to improve your management skills

In Management On July 27, 2015 0 732 0

Management has its upsides, but no one said it would be easy. Improving your game, however, isn’t rocket science. Here are five simple things you can do to improve job performance....

Fail: Canada’s social media strategy backfires

In Technology On July 20, 2015 0 620 0

Tip #1: Combining government departments and changing them into “themes” wouldn’t work in real life. It also doesn’t work online....

Hacker’s paradise

In Technology On July 14, 2015 0 696 0

Last week Alexandra Sweny wrote about the MTLWiFi project [http://itincanadaonline.ca/index.php/mobility/1240-when-you-re-downtown], an initiative to provide free wireless Internet access across downtown Montreal and the Old Port. From a security perspective, there are three primary concerns with wide area WiFi hotspots: sniffing, hacking hotspot users, and spoofing access points....

Dealing with denial

In ICT On July 2, 2015 0 724 0

Many Canadian government websites were knocked offline last month including Canada.ca, the House of Commons, the Senate, Foreign Affairs, Transport Canada, Citizenship and Immigration, and Justice Canada....

Plan of action: Retiring from public service

In HR On July 2, 2015 0 1K 0

Retirement planning requires a great deal of time and patience. It’s also vital to have an ally in your corner when preparing to make the journey into post-work life....