Federal Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Ahmed Hussen announces the Start-up visa program's permanent extension at the Ryerson DMZ on July 28. (Photo courtesy Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada's Twitter page.)

Published: July 28th, 2017


Canadian government investing in faster internet for Western Canada

British Columbia, Alberta, and Manitoba are getting a $10 million dollar boost from the Government of Canada to improve high-speed...

July 11th, 2017 Alex Radu

Navdeep Bains - CAN-Med

Ottawa announces $1.2 billion Strategic Innovation Fund

Ottawa is launching a new $1.26 billion Strategic Innovation Fund that's available across all sectors, Innovation, Science and Economic Development...

July 5th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – LTE wireless speeds and net neutrality

Wireless service in Canada is among the fastest in the world. The U.S. is about to have a fight on...

June 7th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Navdeep Bains at CTS 2017

Liberals ask CRTC to review WiFi roaming decision; start down path to 5G

Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains will direct the Federal Cabinet to review a March 1 decision by...

June 5th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Innovation Superclusters

Ottawa unveils plans for $950 million innovation ‘supercluster’ spending announced in budget

If the Liberal government's plan to fund innovation "superclusters" with $950 million raised questions when it was introduced with this...

May 24th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Canadian saving concept budget

Expect talent, investment, and Canada to be key points in the 2017 federal budget

The 2017 Canadian federal budget will be officially introduced in the House of Commons on Mar. 22, and it is...

March 20th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Navdeep Bains with youth

Liberals unveil launch date for Global Skills Strategy ahead of budget

The Liberal government announced this morning in Ottawa that the Global Skills Strategy for Canada will launch June 12.  that seeks...

March 9th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Navdeep Bains with Microsoft team

Microsoft and RBC fueling new Canadian AI investments

One of Canada's largest banks and a multinational software firm are both announcing expanded investment in artificial intelligence (AI) that...

January 18th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Canadian government to make importing talent easier with Global Skills Strategy

MISSISSAUGA - The Canadian government is making good on its promise to make it easier for companies to bring in...

November 30th, 2016 Alex Radu