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Tech Salaries in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver Revealed (2018)

Randstad, the behemoth of a recruitment agency, has recently published list of technology / IT salaries across Canada. The numbers are interesting to see as there is a big difference in remuneration between cities in Quebec such as Montreal where some salaries can be atrociously 30-50% less than Toronto , Vancouver, Calgary, Waterloo and Ottawa. … Continue reading Tech Salaries in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver Revealed (2018)

46 Canadian Tech Startups That Raised Money Last 3 Months (04-07 2018)

We have been taking some deserved time off and neglected to update some VCs' moves and money raised in the last few months or so (April - July 2018). Here is recap of what happened in Canadian tech when it came to raising money. Once again, Toronto and Montreal companies dominated the tech scene. Congrats … Continue reading 46 Canadian Tech Startups That Raised Money Last 3 Months (04-07 2018)

Quebec Govt To Compensate Taxi Drivers for Uber

Update August 18: Quebec government has decided to give out $45,700 (even more to taxi drivers in Montreal and Gatineau) to each taxi licensed driver (at a cost of $250 million dollars to the tax payers in that province) to subsidize for heated competition from Uber. Quebec is the only jurisdiction in Canada to give out … Continue reading Quebec Govt To Compensate Taxi Drivers for Uber

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

Three Provinces Giving Out Up To $14k To Buy Tesla

UPDATE August 2018: After a recent election, the new conservative government in Ontario has decided to stop the rebates in that province. Tesla in its turn has decided to sue the Ontario government claiming: "The Minister of Transportation's decision suddenly left hundreds of Tesla Canada's Ontario customers in the unfair position of no longer being … Continue reading Three Provinces Giving Out Up To $14k To Buy Tesla