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Amazon Leases 1.1m SQuare feet office space in Vancouver

Amazon had decided to go all out with its lease of 1.1m of square feet space downtown Vancouver. Their office will take the entire block and will house thousands of IT workers right downtown Vancouver. This is the first major deal for Amazon after it decided to back away from their HQ2 in New York … Continue reading Amazon Leases 1.1m SQuare feet office space in Vancouver

UPDATED: IT Teacher in Quebec? You Might Need To Choose Between Your Religion or Your Job

UPDATE: The bill has now passed and is officially a law in the province of Quebec. Quebec’s bill 21 is the only jurisdiction in North America with a religion-based dress code, meaning you can fired for religious attire you wear to work. Quebec has also included a clause where so called “securalism police” will check … Continue reading UPDATED: IT Teacher in Quebec? You Might Need To Choose Between Your Religion or Your Job

Which is the most innovative country in the world? Well, it’s not Canada

Israel and China are one of the few big movers in the new 2019 Bloomberg Annual Innovation Index. The 2019 ranking process began with more than 200 economies. Each was scored on a 0-100 scale based on seven equally weighted categories such as R&D and high tech density, productivity, etc. After the process was done, Bloomberg … Continue reading Which is the most innovative country in the world? Well, it’s not Canada

Another big tech office opening in Toronto, to hire 800

Toronto tech scene just keeps on growing. The new company among many other companies like Microsoft, Pinterest and others, is Accenture – a leading global professional services company. Accenture announced that they will be building a Technology Innovation Hub in the City of Toronto and will bring 800 jobs with it by 2020 (about 500 … Continue reading Another big tech office opening in Toronto, to hire 800

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)

Collision Conference is Moving To Toronto in 2019

Toronto has another thing to be proud of. One of the largest tech conferences is moving to Toronto in 2019. The conference will be taking place over 4 day period at Enercare Centre in May 20-23, 2019. Collision has grown to over 25,000 attendees in five years. Originally hosted in Las Vegas, then moved on to … Continue reading Collision Conference is Moving To Toronto in 2019

Money Raised & Companies Acquired – Canadian 2018 March Edition

March was a quieter month with fewer deals going on but there were still quite a few deals taking place. The notable deals came from Toronto ecobee raising $80m and Vancouver hootsuite raising $65m. Even an interesting concept Cryptokitties game developed in Vancouver, where you breed, raise and sell cats, got $12m in funding. Most … Continue reading Money Raised & Companies Acquired – Canadian 2018 March Edition