Stories by Blair McQuillan

Study: Focus on disaster recovery needed

TORONTO (11/17/2003) - Despite recent examples such as the blackout in Ontario and raging forest fires in British Columbia, many Canadian organizations still fail to see the need for a comprehensive disaster recovery plan.

Online access fails to boost voter turnout

TORONTO (11/11/2003) - In July, the Town of Markham in southern Ontario announced it was investing C$25,000 (US$19,057) in an online voting initiative. The goal was to attract an additional 25 percent of the municipality's total eligible voters in November's advanced polls. One day after the municipal election, and four days after the advanced polls closed, evidence shows that the investment didn't really pay off.