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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

Montreal the worst airport in North America for Wifi

Internet metrics service Speedtest by Ookla published a report of fastest and most reliable free internet at airports across North America. In Canada Calgary took the first spot at #3 after Seattle #1, and Denver #2 in the United States. The report looked into upload and download speeds over a period of 4 months earlier … Continue reading Montreal the worst airport in North America for Wifi

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

Montreal App Hopper Gets Cut by Westjet / Air Canada

Hopper, Montreal startup, that provides travel deals, is in hot water this week due to their faulty PR campaign that landed them in trouble with both Westjet and Air Canada. Hopper advertising PR campaign claimed (still claims?) that it will provide you, the user, with "secret fares" on its app at discounts of up to … Continue reading Montreal App Hopper Gets Cut by Westjet / Air Canada

Toronto Stock Exchange Crashes

Toronto stock exchange (including Montreal), TMX, had to close early on Friday due to some technical glitches. All trading including stocks and bonds had to be terminated. "Internal technical issueā€¯ was behind this shut down that had to stop all the exchanges trading at 1:59pm. UPDATE 4 - TMX has decided to shut down all … Continue reading Toronto Stock Exchange Crashes

Richard Branson Backs Toronto to Montreal 39 Minutes Hyperloop

Richard Branson's company Virgin has officially decided to back Toronto to Montreal Hyperloop project. This hyperloop between two Canadian major cities will bring the trip that usually takes around 6 hours to just 39 minutes if built. Imagine taking 5pm Hyperloop to dine at Moishes Montreal Steakhouse just to be in your bed in Toronto … Continue reading Richard Branson Backs Toronto to Montreal 39 Minutes Hyperloop

Quebec to Ban Women With Face Veils And How It Will Affect Tech

Canadian Province of Quebec is the first in North America to go ahead with banning veils on public transit and government institutions. This is the newly introduced Bill 62 that will prevent you from covering your face in spaces that are controlled by the government. Quebec is the first place in North America where it … Continue reading Quebec to Ban Women With Face Veils And How It Will Affect Tech