Game Changer: Jean Filion, CEO, Uncharted Research and Development Inc.
Dec20

Game Changer: Jean Filion, CEO, Uncharted Research and Development Inc.

Jean Filion started out looking for a job with many big companies but was unsuccessful. After a while, he realized that he was not going to be “given” a prestigious job. Instead, he would have to either “earn it” or “create” the job that he really wanted. That led to “prototyping new technologies for surveillance applications” in his own...

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Game Changer: Tim Van Holst, President, HCL Logistics Inc.
Dec19

Game Changer: Tim Van Holst, President, HCL Logistics Inc.

As the President of HCL Logistics Inc., Tim Van Holst is responsible for being “innovator, contract compliance, security compliance, and head employee cheerleader.” He said that his daily activities revolve around ensuring their staff think with a mindset that supports the vision of an engaged, empowered, loyal and motivated workforce. “Supporting this culture of individual and company continuous improvement...

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Cybersecurity in aviation should be a piece of cake
Nov06

Cybersecurity in aviation should be a piece of cake

By: Valarie Findlay No industry is immune to cyber breaches, but few evoke visions of catastrophic loss and devastation than an aviation cyber attack. Despite being the safest mode of transport, the aviation industry’s potential for large-scale loss makes it a high-value target for malicious actors. Aviation’s inextricably connected systems and processes present numerous contact points for cyber threats,...

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EP 69: The wind beneath their wings, an interview with Marc Bouvrette, Gap Wireless
Nov02

EP 69: The wind beneath their wings, an interview with Marc Bouvrette, Gap Wireless

In this show, Marcello Sukhdeo talks with Marc Bouvrette, president of Gap Wireless about Unmanned Aerial Vehicle solutions (UAVs). Hear about UAV trends, solutions, applications, training, regulations, and what to expect beyond 2020. Questions include: What trends are you seeing in the marketplace for Enterprise-grade drones and other UAV solutions? What differentiates drones suited for the enterprise versus consumer-level...

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Government of Canada issues a ‘Call for Proposals’ to enhance Defence and Security
Oct31

Government of Canada issues a ‘Call for Proposals’ to enhance Defence and Security

The Government of Canada has issued a call for proposals to aid in the development of science and technology (S&T) tools. This would assist in the growth of knowledge and advice to better respond to Canada’s defence, public safety, and security challenges. This program, which is federally-funded, is a partnership between the National Defence Science and Technology and Public...

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Innovation and superclusters
Oct18

Innovation and superclusters

I recently read a great book called “How to Fly a Horse”, written by the inventor of the “Internet of Things”, Kevin Ashton. Opening with an anecdote about the Wright brothers trying to figure out how to essentially “fly a horse”, it debunks our common beliefs about creativity and innovation. When reviewing some of the world’s greatest innovative breakthroughs,...

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