Communitech, an organization that supports the entire “Community of Tech” in Waterloo, placed 9 billboards across Silicon Valley to invite US based tech employees to relocate to Canada for IT work. Communitech spent $100k on the billboards and promises tech talent that comes to Canada from US that they will provide them with health insurance, … Continue reading Communitech Lures USA Based Tech Workers to Work in Waterloo Canada
Amazon had decided to go all out with its lease of 1.1m of square feet space downtown Vancouver. Their office will take the entire block and will house thousands of IT workers right downtown Vancouver. This is the first major deal for Amazon after it decided to back away from their HQ2 in New York … Continue reading Amazon Leases 1.1m SQuare feet office space in Vancouver
Toronto has been in the news a lot due to its growth when it comes to technology businesses. American and Canadian companies have been investing heavily into Toronto, for example just in one month alone, September 2018, more than $1.4 billion dollars was invested into the city. So what drives companies to come and invest … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why Toronto Tech Scene is Thriving
As you probably have already heard NYC lost its Amazon HQ2 due to much publicized debate in New York City about why a city should subsidize a company with billions of dollars in profits when they can put money to better use to address issues such as shortage of housing and poverty. Amazon decided to … Continue reading After NYC Loses Amazon’s HQ2 – Toronto Tries Again
National Post, a Canadian newspaper, as well as La Press, Montreal based French newspaper, recently published an op-ed piece about why they think Ubisoft is taking away talent from other tech firms across Canada. Here is a short summary. Ubisoft has generated over $2.6 billion dollars in revenues last year, and is currently employing over … Continue reading Is Ubisoft Hurting Canadian Tech Businesses?
Amazon said it will be looking to hire 600 technology professionals over the coming years. This is on top of 800 they already employ in Ontario’s capital. This news comes to addition of many other tech companies like Microsoft, Facebook, and Shopify opening new offices and hiring thousands of new employees combined. Toronto can not … Continue reading Toronto loses Amazon HQ2, but gains 600 tech jobs
Toronto tech scene just keeps on growing. The new company among many other companies like Microsoft, Pinterest and others, is Accenture – a leading global professional services company. Accenture announced that they will be building a Technology Innovation Hub in the City of Toronto and will bring 800 jobs with it by 2020 (about 500 … Continue reading Another big tech office opening in Toronto, to hire 800