Ontario brings oversight to IT, hires Hilary Hartley as First Chief Digital Officer

Hilary Hartley will assume her new role in April 2017 and her mission will be making Online Services Simpler, Faster and Better for People and Business in the Province of Ontario. She is an American living in San Francisco where she is working to empower governments to use and understand the local/mobile/social web. Do we need more … Continue reading Ontario brings oversight to IT, hires Hilary Hartley as First Chief Digital Officer

Quebec is the most taxed province in Canada; expect to pay $10k more in taxes on senior developer salary

We love how beautiful Montreal is in the summer, the European charm, the Old Montreal streets, so one day you decide to move there, get a job and become a good member of society.  Quebec they say is one of the most socialistic places in North America however it is also the most taxed place. … Continue reading Quebec is the most taxed province in Canada; expect to pay $10k more in taxes on senior developer salary

Canada might follow US / UK on laptop / tablets ban on flights

Canada is still considering whether to follow UK and US in their laptop and iPad carry on ban on airlines flying from Middle Eastern countries. The ban came into effect this past Saturday March 25th. This basically means you are now allowed to use your laptop during your flight. You can still use it at … Continue reading Canada might follow US / UK on laptop / tablets ban on flights

Montreal startup Kaloom, efficient data center, gets $14.3m Canadian in funding

Montreal startup Kaloom, company that is revolutionizing how applications and services are delivered to the world, has received $10.7m USD in Series A funding. The funding was received from Fonds de solidarité FTQ, as well as Somel Investments, MBUZZ Investments, Griffin Fund II. Company has locations in Montreal as well as Silicon Valley and currently … Continue reading Montreal startup Kaloom, efficient data center, gets $14.3m Canadian in funding

Forget Silicon Valley. Get $5m for Your Startup to Move to Buffalo, New York.

The city of Buffalo is trying to ramp up some interest in its city by hosting a 43North competition and giving away up to $5m USD to startups to come and work on your startup there in the incubator. You will get a chance at $1 million prize for first place, $650k for the second place, $550k for … Continue reading Forget Silicon Valley. Get $5m for Your Startup to Move to Buffalo, New York.

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