Tech Salaries in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver Revealed (2018)

Randstad, the behemoth of a recruitment agency, has recently published list of technology / IT salaries across Canada. The numbers are interesting to see as there is a big difference in remuneration between cities in Quebec such as Montreal where some salaries can be atrociously 30-50% less than Toronto , Vancouver, Calgary, Waterloo and Ottawa. … Continue reading Tech Salaries in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver Revealed (2018)

Vancouver Cracks Down on Unlincensed Airbnb

More than 1,500 licenses have been issued by the City of Vancouver to Airbnb hosts. Over 2,000 listings are being investigated due to duplicate listings and no valid license; and could result in penalties. August 31st is the official dead line to get your license to rent out your place. Unlicensed rentals will face a … Continue reading Vancouver Cracks Down on Unlincensed Airbnb

Canadian Webcams Hacked by Russian Website

If you have any sort of webcam or baby cam, better switch it off, change the default password or update the software. Multiple news outlets reported that website called Insecam.org , operating out of Russia, is streaming hundreds of Canadian based hacked cameras. The way they get around security is that a lot of people … Continue reading Canadian Webcams Hacked by Russian Website

Costco Starts Online Deliveries in Canada

It is a good day to be alive. Costco, the largest retailer in North America, has announced that it has started online deliveries in Canada. Unfortunately the debut is limited to people who live in Toronto area as well as Southern Ontario. You can now stock up on hundreds of items such as non-perishable grocery items, … Continue reading Costco Starts Online Deliveries in Canada

Not enough cyber security talent in Canada, Deloitte reports

A new report by Deloitte said that Canada is severely lacking cyber security talent , and shortage of talent is not being addressed enough by universities and colleges. Deloitte says that demand for cyber security professionals is climbing up by a rate of 7% annually with 5,000 of roles expected to be filled by 2021. … Continue reading Not enough cyber security talent in Canada, Deloitte reports

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