Category Archives: Cisco Canada News

Bringing the Fire of the GAMES to Toronto Through the Torch Relay!

Q – What sparked your interest in being a Torchbearer for the TO2015 Games? I was born in Venezuela; but have made Toronto my home since 1987.  I am a former Track & Field Athlete, who participated in many provincial, … Continue reading

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Empowering a Diverse Workforce

“Entrepreneurial Volunteerism” that is how I describe our inclusion and diversity strategy at Cisco. This is what you get when you give passionate people the freedom and support to explore what is important for them. A great example of this … Continue reading

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Governor General Addresses the Qikiqtani Regional Teachers’ Conference via Virtual Keynote

Over 400 Teachers across Nunavut Connect for the First Time at Inuksuk High School through TelePresence I don’t know if many of you have had the great privilege of meeting His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of … Continue reading

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Innovation Happens Through Collaboration

The need for improving Canada’s labour productivity and innovation is a topic that I’ve presented and discussed with audiences right across the country. In my mind, the importance of these things for Canada simply can’t be overstated – or talked … Continue reading

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Introducing the University of New Brunswick Cisco Chair in Big Data

A few years ago we announced a $2 million endowment to establish a Cisco® Chair in Advanced Learning Technologies at the University of New Brunswick (UNB). One of the first of our many announcements with Canadian universities over the last three … Continue reading

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Simply the Best: Presenting our Canadian Partner Summit 2014 Award Winners

Partner Summit is a special event for me, and our Canadian leadership team. It’s where we get to interact and engage with literally thousands of our partners from across the globe. It’s where we get to discuss the channel and … Continue reading

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Education innovation is the answer for the connected generation

Today the University of Fredericton proudly announced it had successfully completed its first year as Canada’s first online university to exclusively use Cisco WebEx for its courses. This is not only indicative of the growing adoption of video conferencing technology, … Continue reading

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Bridge Studios: Lights, Camera, Connectivity

When most of us think about movies and television, we’re often drawn to the bright lights of Hollywood, but what about Canada? British Columbia’s ever-growing film industry is a key generator of employment, innovation and economic growth, supporting over 25,000 … Continue reading

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How cool is this? Connecting students to researchers via video from the classroom

Inspiring our Canadian youth to get excited about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is critical to all of us. Our youth will be key to helping Canada succeed in a more fierce global competitive market. While we have amazing … Continue reading

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Cisco opens new office on Grande Allée in Québec City

This week we, along with special guests that included Quebec City Deputy Mayor Michelle Morin-Doyle, proudly opened our new offices in Québec City. Our new location in the heart of the city, at 500 Grande Allée East, demonstrates just how … Continue reading

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