Industry Minister Christian Paradis put a timeline on the “Penske File” yesterday, promising to deliver a Canadian digital economy strategy by the end of the year.
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Industry Committee Releases E-commerce Study
The Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology has released its final report on e-commerce in Canada (I appeared before the committee last October). The report has sixteen recommendations, but none are particularly innovative or surprising. They include emphasizing e-commerce in the forthcoming digital economy strategy, increasing affordability of Internet […]
Digital Economy Strategy Has Become Government’s “Penske File”
Appeared in the Toronto Star on November 27, 2011 as Digital Economy Strategy has Become Federal Government’s “Penske File” Earlier this month, Industry Minister Christian Paradis held a press conference to launch the Digital Technology Adoption Pilot Program, which will provide $80 million to small and medium sized businesses to […]
Is the Digital Economy Strategy Dead?
Industry Minister Christian Paradis gave a speech today at the Wireless Canada Technology Showcase. The talk included references to forthcoming copyright reform, the reintroduction of privacy reforms (formerly Bill C-29), and plans to move forward with spectrum auctions. It also talks about the importance of the digital economy and digital […]
Australia Releases National Digital Economy Strategy
As new Canadian Industry Minister Christian Paradis prepares to provide an update on the delayed Canadian digital economy strategy later today, Australia has released its digital economy strategy with a foundation of a national broadband network and eight goals that focus on issues such as health, education, telework, and the […]