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One Degree Daily … March 11, 2019

To lead on innovation, Canada needs more ambition and a digital framework

Canada’s Innovation and Skills Plan claims to present bold and ambitious targets, but, in a digital age, even more ambition and a digital governance framework are required.

The plan — intended as a comprehensive strategy to get Canada ready for the digital age — essentially acknowledges that Canada lags behind many of its peers. It resurfaced in the news last month when Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep Bains released a new report on the subject.


A handy compendium of all our commuting stories

CBC Ottawa’s Nowhere Fast series explores how people in the region get to work — and why they choose to commute the way they do.

Our coverage includes a behind-the-scenes look at Ottawa’s traffic control centre, analysis by CBC Ottawa traffic reporter Doug Hempstead of the worst spots for traffic tie-ups, and items from our archives that show how far commuting in the city has come.


Can a Chrome extension reduce sexual harassment at work?

With increased awareness surrounding issues such as the gender pay gap and workplace harassment, it’s more important than ever for work environments to ensure they’re taking even the smallest of measures to ensure women feel comfortable and respected while at work.


Canadian companies must train employees in new tech or get left behind: PwC Canada report

According to the latest Digital IQ report by PriceWaterhouseCoopers Canada (PwC) released yesterday, Canadian executives are falling behind globally when in comes to proactively advancing the digital transformation of their companies.


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