Brain Drain - here we are again. Just like in the 1990s - early 2000s, when living was easy south of the border in California with its nice weather year around, the exchange rate US Canadian dollar is extra 35% top up, salaries are double what you make home (in Toronto at least, more than … Continue reading Canada’s Tech Going Down South
Hey fellow Canadians, no worries about recently announcement by Amazon, about their Prime Membership. Fee hike won't affect members living north of the border. Amazon is raising prices by $2 USD from $10.99 to $12.99 for their US subscribers starting immediately and will be updated on their next bill cycle. Student members fee will only … Continue reading Amazon Raises Prime Membership by $2 a Month in the US, not in Canada
Welcome to Canada, where everything costs 15-25% more expensive than same product south of the border in the US. Most of things you want to buy in Canada will most likely cost much less in the US. Why not shop in the US and get it shipped to Canada you say? Well, that is because … Continue reading Why Online Shopping in Canada Is So Expensive
California Federal judge blocked the Canadian ruling that was trying to make Google delete search results from its system. This is definitely a nice win for Google as it is telling other countries to stop interfering with US jurisdiction where Google servers are based. This is the first time when US judge tells a foreign … Continue reading US Judge to Canada – Hands Off Google
According to a new study from Hired.com , American tech employees are now more than ever looking to relocate or expand their business and hiring in Canada. Report states it is due to President Trump changes to immigration policies especially to ban 6 Muslim countries from entering USA and proposed modifications to H1B visa. At … Continue reading US Tech looks to Canada For Relocation
Canada is still considering whether to follow UK and US in their laptop and iPad carry on ban on airlines flying from Middle Eastern countries. The ban came into effect this past Saturday March 25th. This basically means you are now allowed to use your laptop during your flight. You can still use it at … Continue reading Canada might follow US / UK on laptop / tablets ban on flights
The city of Buffalo is trying to ramp up some interest in its city by hosting a 43North competition and giving away up to $5m USD to startups to come and work on your startup there in the incubator. You will get a chance at $1 million prize for first place, $650k for the second place, $550k for … Continue reading Forget Silicon Valley. Get $5m for Your Startup to Move to Buffalo, New York.