Cybera’s take on Canada signing the Digital Economy Partnership Agreement

By Imran Mohiuddin | May 5, 2021

On May 3, 2021, Cybera submitted its response to Global Affairs Canada’s consultation on Canada’s possible accession to the Digital Economy Partnership Agreement (DEPA).  The Digital Economy Partnership Agreement is a new international trade policy instrument that aims to address the transborder governance of a number of emerging digital economy issues. Initiated by Chile, New …

Cybera’s take on Canada signing the Digital Economy Partnership Agreement Read More »

Twitter Slackbot: Combining the potential of Twitter and Slack

By Vishal Balashankar | April 29, 2021

The article below describes the work of Team DataMasters during a recent month-long Professional Development competition at Cybera.  With the COVID-19 situation rapidly evolving, it’s important to adhere to the public health guidelines and stay up-to-date with the latest information from the government and public health officers. At times, it can be overwhelming to keep …

Twitter Slackbot: Combining the potential of Twitter and Slack Read More »

Federal Budget 2021 invests in research, connectivity and data governance

By Imran Mohiuddin | April 26, 2021

On April 19, the federal government tabled its 2021 budget: A Recovery Plan for Jobs, Growth and Resilience. The first federal budget tabled since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, it contained a number of economic measures to address Canada’s path to recovery over the next year and onwards, including expansions to the federal wage …

Federal Budget 2021 invests in research, connectivity and data governance Read More »

Web conferencing procurement now available

By Admin | April 21, 2021

Partners in the NREN award the first of two collaborative procurements to streamline web conferencing for Canadian education and research institutions. Cybera, working with its National Research & Education Network (NREN) partners, is pleased to announce the first of two awards for a national web conferencing solution. The first agreement is awarded to Kaltura’s virtual …

Web conferencing procurement now available Read More »

Registration for the upcoming rural connectivity hackathon is now open!

By Graham Sucha | April 13, 2021

Cybera, in partnership with ISAIC, is hosting a hackathon with the goal of discovering how rural connectivity impacts the quality of life, economic diversification, and education for rural and remote communities in Alberta. Through this four-week online sprint, participants will be able to work in groups, or individually, to solve a real world data challenge. …

Registration for the upcoming rural connectivity hackathon is now open! Read More »

Closing the gap: a look back at the Alberta Rural Connectivity Forum

By Imran Mohiuddin | April 13, 2021

On March 23-24, Cybera hosted the Alberta Rural Connectivity Forum, a two-day virtual event that brought together community leaders and policymakers to discuss the state of connectivity in Alberta. Divided into two days— Community Broadband Updates on day 1 and Regulatory & Technical Solutions on day 2 — the event outlined the infrastructure and funding …

Closing the gap: a look back at the Alberta Rural Connectivity Forum Read More »

CyberSummit21_New Website_Banner

The Cyber Summit is a gathering of Western Canada's public, education and start-up technology leaders. The conference features workshops and discussions around the latest digital issues and solutions, and how they impact Canadians.

Cyber Summit 2021 will be held November 8-10.

News UPDATES Subscription

Sign up to receive our news updates. We have plenty of topics for you to choose from!