Amazon, American electronic commerce and cloud computing company based in Seattle, Washington, is about to sign giant office leases in both Vancouver and Toronto according to Financial Post.
147,000 sq ft office is to be signed in Vancouver and 112,000 sq ft in Toronto. This is on top of 2.2m sq ft in Toronto and 741,000 sq ft in Vancouver.
This new space can accommodate around additional 1,000 employees in Vancouver and around 700 employees in Toronto.
Amazon move according to some sources is to grow their software development teams in both cities.
Hiring Job Fairs in Toronto and Vancouver are being held from time to time - just follow them on Instagram or Twitter:
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