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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

Toronto Places Second for Amazon HQ2, New Study Says

Amazon is getting ready to pick its second head office from the list of 20 cities they have shortlisted just few months ago. Amazon officials have been visiting the 20 different cities and going over various stats for each city. If chosen, the city is bound to receive $5 billion dollars (that’s with a B) … Continue reading Toronto Places Second for Amazon HQ2, New Study Says

Amazon HQ2 officials Visit Toronto

We found out that Amazon officials came to Toronto few weeks ago and stayed for 2 days. They asked questions about┬áhealth care and the tech sector. Julia Sakas , Toronto Global representative said: “They were very interested in hearing more about our tech sector and the benefits that come from our publicly funded health care … Continue reading Amazon HQ2 officials Visit Toronto

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

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