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Amazon’s Fight with Toronto Drivers’ Union

According to The Logic, in-depth reporting publication, Toronto's Amazon Drivers Union says that Amazon's anti-union tactics made drivers lose their jobs and made one courier company go bankrupt. Union says that under existing conditions with Amazon, drivers are powerless to negotiate their working conditions. Amazon says that drivers are not direct employees and are contractors … Continue reading Amazon’s Fight with Toronto Drivers’ Union

Toronto loses Amazon HQ2, but gains 600 tech jobs

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

Netflix to Open Production Hub in Toronto? It’s a Strong Possibility according to Mayor Tory

Netflix perhaps will soon be opening its production hub in Toronto. That's at least what Mayor John Tory told The Canadian Press. “I have a very high level of confidence, without betraying confidences that aren’t yet concrete, that they’re going to. They’ve been in active discussions with our industry, with me, about wanting to create … Continue reading Netflix to Open Production Hub in Toronto? It’s a Strong Possibility according to Mayor Tory

Doug Ford allows self-driving cars in Ontario

Doug Ford, recently elected Ontario premier, has decided to cut down on some red tape when it comes to self driving cars in Canadian province of Ontario. Of course, it will not be free for all , and drivers would need to follow the following exemptions: Regular folks like you and me can use self-driving … Continue reading Doug Ford allows self-driving cars in Ontario

Same Day Deliveries for Weed in Ontario

You do not need to be Amazon Prime member to get your weed same day in Ontario. Province has announced that they will now allow same day deliveries. The Ontario Cannabis Retail Corporation, or OCRC for short, has started tender process to pick the couriers. Pricing for deliveries were not announced, but ORCR hopes to … Continue reading Same Day Deliveries for Weed in Ontario

Which is the most innovative country in the world? Well, it’s not Canada

Israel and China are one of the few big movers in the new 2019 Bloomberg Annual Innovation Index. The 2019 ranking process began with more than 200 economies. Each was scored on a 0-100 scale based on seven equally weighted categories such as R&D and high tech density, productivity, etc. After the process was done, Bloomberg … Continue reading Which is the most innovative country in the world? Well, it’s not Canada

Ontario Officially Approves Drone Deliveries

The future is here. Drones will officially start their deliveries in Ontario starting March 1st 2019. Small community of Moose Factory, with population ‎of 2458, has signed on with Drone Deliver Canada to help them with deliveries of food, mail and medical supplies as it is almost impossible to get them to the island by other means. … Continue reading Ontario Officially Approves Drone Deliveries