Despite economic forecasts for stormy weather, Canada’s technology sector continues to shine, according to Deloitte & Touche.

Last month the Toronto-based consulting firm announced the finalists for its 2001 Canadian Technology Fast 50. The list of the country’s fastest growing technology companies is compiled annually by the Toronto-based consulting firm.

“We’re seeing more and more growth and expansion in the west, and we’ve also got our first two Maritime-based companies as finalists,” said Garry Foster, national technology and communications director at Deloitte & Touche. The complete list is at