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CRTC To Regulate Tech Firms like Facebook and Google in Canada

Canadian government is set to introduce a new law, where it will give special powers to CRTC, Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications, to regular tech companies in Canada. Government said that it will provide updates to the new legislation, to give more power to CRTC, which will include letting CRTC issue licences, fine companies that do … Continue reading CRTC To Regulate Tech Firms like Facebook and Google in Canada

Software Developers’ Salaries in Toronto are Rising Fast

As reported by Wall Street Journal, salaries for software developers outside of Silicon Valley are rising fast. This is due to the fact that the companies are expending outside of Silicon Valley and bidding up the software developers’ salaries. For example, average salaries in Silicon Valley for 2018 were around $220,000 Canadian dollars, increasing 6% … Continue reading Software Developers’ Salaries in Toronto are Rising Fast

Toronto’s Number of Tech Jobs DoubleS in 5 Years

A total of around 60,000 people were employed in the tech sector in the city of Toronto in 2019. That’s 16.6% increase from 2018. If you compare the tech jobs’ employment to 2014 for example, the IT sector in the City of Toronto has almost doubled. John Tory, Mayor of Toronto, has said most companies … Continue reading Toronto’s Number of Tech Jobs DoubleS in 5 Years

Google to Hire Up To 5,000 Employees in Canada

Google has announced last week that it will be adding three times more employees than they have now in Toronto, Montreal and Waterloo – Kitchener, Ontario. Google hopes to get the hires in within the next few years. Each location will get a new office. Kitchener is expected to have the largest number of employees … Continue reading Google to Hire Up To 5,000 Employees in Canada

Lyft and Uber Are Finally Operating in Vancouver

After a long long time , Vancouver and the province has finally approved Uber and Lyft to operate this week. Vancouver was the only large metropolis in North America where Uber and Lyft were pretty much outlawed and unable to operate. British Columbia’s Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Claire Trevena has blamed the old government … Continue reading Lyft and Uber Are Finally Operating in Vancouver

Ride Sharing Drivers in Toronto Now Must pass A City Training

City of Toronto is now requiring drivers to pass a city mandated training to be eligible to work for companies such as Uber and Lyft in the City of Toronto. The new updated bylaw governing all Toronto ‘vehicles for hire’ now is in effect this Wednesday January 3rd. Few things are changing: The minimum number … Continue reading Ride Sharing Drivers in Toronto Now Must pass A City Training