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Not Available in Quebec or Quebec vs The World

Quebec prides itself on consumer protection so much so that the overzealous rules that they have in place make many companies decide to opt out of doing business in Quebec. This is on top of French language regulations where if products are not translated into French you are not allowed to ship into Quebec (even … Continue reading Not Available in Quebec or Quebec vs The World

Why Amazon Picked Toronto as Their Top 20

Toronto, the only Canadian city , was picked as top 20 contender for Amazon second head quarters. John Tory, Toronto's mayor, was very happy to hear the good news: We are excited to have this opportunity and to be able to tell Toronto’s unique story. The Toronto Region has emerged as a global centre of … Continue reading Why Amazon Picked Toronto as Their Top 20

Amazon Shortlists Toronto for their New Headquarters

Amazon just announced that it has narrowed down the list of cities to 20 for their HQ2 location. Just as a reminder, Amazon wants to spend $5 billion dollars in the city, and hire 50,000 employees there. Amazon said it will make their final decision by the end of 2018. So the good news is … Continue reading Amazon Shortlists Toronto for their New Headquarters

Amazon To Hire 1,000 IT Pros in Vancouver, Open 2nd Office

No no, This is not their 2nd HQ office. Amazon is opening a second office in Vancouver to grow their team from 1,000 tech professionals to 2,000 within the next few years. Alexandre Gagnon, Amazon Canada VP said: “Amazon is excited to continue growing our workforce throughout Canada. We are among the largest employers of … Continue reading Amazon To Hire 1,000 IT Pros in Vancouver, Open 2nd Office

Trump Scared Amazon, or Why Canada Might Get Amazon HQ2

You must be living under a rock if you did not hear about Amazon's plan to add a new city to host their second head office. Different publications, blogs and mediums have rushed to the internet with their predictions. Cities like Denver, Colorado, and Austin, TX area as well as Chicago were being highlighted as … Continue reading Trump Scared Amazon, or Why Canada Might Get Amazon HQ2