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Grad set to establish Edmonton’s first urban reserve – techlifetoday

Enoch Cree Nation chief sees real estate development as ‘reconcili-action’ Located between the hectic Anthony Henday Drive to the west and dark rowhouses to the east that define the edge of Edmonton’s Glastonbury neighbourhood, Billy Morin’s vision for the future can be easy to overlook. It’s a plot of land the size of two or […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 202130 Views

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AUMA: Apply for funding to bring broadband to your community

To coincide with the launch of the eagerly anticipated Universal Broadband Fund (UBF), Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) Canada also announced that funding for the program would be increased by $750 million to bring the total amount of funding to $1.75 billion The UBF has been designed to fund broadband infrastructure projects that will […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 202067 Views

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OCIF invests in SAIT Digital Transformation (DX) Talent Hub

Sep 9, 2020 The Opportunity Calgary Investment Fund (OCIF) is addressing Calgary’s tech talent shortage with an $8.2 million investment in the new SAIT Digital Transformation (DX) Talent Hub. The DX Talent Hub, which will call downtown Calgary home, will significantly enhance Calgary’s tech talent development infrastructure. The continuing education initiative will address the digital […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 202070 Views

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Indigenous History Month Software Tester Spotlights

We want to introduce you to our team by putting the spotlight on a few of the remarkable members of our Indigenous software testing family from across Canada.  While these stories were originally featured on social media during Indigenous History Month in June 2020, we want to give you a chance to continue celebrating all […]

by ahnationtalk on July 1, 2020108 Views

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Stoney language app connects elders, youth at Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation – CBC

First Nation’s elders have documented 5,000 words of their dialect Dec 05, 2019 An Alberta First Nation has launched its own app in hopes of connecting the next generation with the community’s dialect of the Stoney language. “We’re in that place, that transition, that could lead to a crisis situation,” said Chief Tony Alexis of […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 2019190 Views

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New era of inclusivity for NAIT’s Aboriginal students and staff – techlifetoday

Coby Steinhauer loves going to school, but loves going home again, too. For the 20-year-old Management student, they’re different worlds. Steinhauer grew up in Saddle Lake Cree Nation, a community of about 5,000 people 170 kilometres northeast of Edmonton. He stays with an aunt, a university professor, during the week and heads back on weekends. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 2019135 Views

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Minister Sohi announces new CanCode investment

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada News release Partnership with Canada Learning Code will see more than 272,000 Canadian students and their teachers have the opportunity to learn digital skills July 15, 2019 – Edmonton, Alberta Canada needs a workforce savvy in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), capable of competing in the digital […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 2019221 Views

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Rural communities of La Glace and Valhalla Centre, Alberta, will benefit from faster Internet

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada News release Residents to get new or faster Internet access thanks to Government of Canada investment July 10, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario Canadians understand the importance of building communities. They have always invested in ways to better connect with each other—from the St. Lawrence Seaway to the national railroad […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 2019211 Views

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Augmented reality app reveals meaning behind Indigenous bear sculpture – Folio

Digital technology and traditional Cree teachings come together in virtual tour of artwork at U of A downtown campus. A new University of Alberta digital project is bringing Indigenous knowledge to campus and letting people connect on the spot with its teachings. Using augmented reality, users can access videotaped pop-up stories by hovering their electronic […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 2019258 Views

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CCI Wireless announces strategic acquisition of WiBand Communications Corp.

Corridor Communications Inc. (CCI Wireless) is pleased to announce its strategic acquisition of WiBand Communications Corp. (WiBand). As a result, CCI Wireless is now Canada’s second-largest wireless internet service provider (WISP). Founded in 1998, WiBand was one of the first fixed wireless broadband companies in the country and continues to be one of the largest […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 2019190 Views

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