Ottawa tries to attract tech talent with Work in Ottawa campaign

Invest Ottawa agency announced new campaign called Work in Ottawa to attract tech talent to move to Ottawa.

The campaign highlights that median salary in Ottawa is almost  $92k , while housing in Ottawa is much cheaper at around $370k vs Toronto at $800k and Vancouver at $1m. The website said that Ottawa is home to more than 1,700 technology companies.

Former Microsoft executive and now head of Invest Ottawa, Michael Tremblay said:

We are very proud to announce our Work in Ottawa campaign which aims to help companies across our thriving ecosystem, attract and retain the top talent needed to succeed.

Their online portal acts as a marketing tool to attract talent to existing tech jobs in Ottawa. You can visit it here: https://www.investottawa.ca/why-ottawa/

Not sold yet? Maybe you read the news that Ottawa was picked as the most boring city in Canada? Then maybe watching the following video will change your mind: