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Costco Starts Online Deliveries in Canada

It is a good day to be alive. Costco, the largest retailer in North America, has announced that it has started online deliveries in Canada. Unfortunately the debut is limited to people who live in Toronto area as well as Southern Ontario. You can now stock up on hundreds of items such as non-perishable grocery items, … Continue reading Costco Starts Online Deliveries in Canada

Not enough cyber security talent in Canada, Deloitte reports

A new report by Deloitte said that Canada is severely lacking cyber security talent , and shortage of talent is not being addressed enough by universities and colleges. Deloitte says that demand for cyber security professionals is climbing up by a rate of 7% annually with 5,000 of roles expected to be filled by 2021. … Continue reading Not enough cyber security talent in Canada, Deloitte reports

Facebook Canada to Fight Fake News

Facebook Canada announced this week that it will be fighting fake news on its platform. The initiative will be part of Facebook's Elections Integrity Initiative, in collaboration with Agence France-Presse. Each piece of news will be reviewed in English and French and rated according to its accuracy. Facebook is trying to shake off its image as fake … Continue reading Facebook Canada to Fight Fake News

Breather, Montreal Startup similar to WeWork, raises $60m

Quebec based startup Breather, a network of beautifully designed workspaces offering individuals and businesses practical, distraction-free spaces, with more than 500 Locations worldwide and growing, raised $60m Canadian. We have profiled Breather before and you can access the article here. This $60m will bring the total money raised to $120m. Most of the financing was … Continue reading Breather, Montreal Startup similar to WeWork, raises $60m

Quebec Considers Restrictions Against Cryptominers

Government of Quebec has finally woken up by putting a stop on cryptomining in Quebec by temporary suspending sale of electricity to miners of crypto currencies. Quebec's super cheap hydro rates attracted hundreds of crypto-miners from around the world. China and South Korea have recently banned mining and threaten companies to cease all operations. As … Continue reading Quebec Considers Restrictions Against Cryptominers