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The impact of COVID-19 on tech employment in Canada

The global pandemic has impacted and challenged labor markets worldwide. In March and April 2020, over 3 million Canadians lost their jobs. However, over...

Meta lays off 11,000 employees as its metaverse bet still isn’t paying off

Meta has laid off 11,000 people, or 13 per cent of its total workforce, following an abysmal quarterly report. “Today I’m sharing some of the...

Microsoft Canada celebrates the opening of its new downtown headquarters

On May 3, Microsoft welcomed the press and Toronto Mayor John Tory in the opening ceremony of its new Canadian headquarters located in the...

Digital skills and responsible cloud spending part of Microsoft’s Canada Skills Program curriculum

Microsoft Canada recently announced the launch of its Canada Skills Program in 12 post-secondary institutions this fall in hopes of enhancing data and AI skills and employability for more than 4,500 Canadian students.

Lighthouse Labs connecting post-secondary grads with SMBs and non-profits through Digital Skills for Youth program

Canadian tech education provider Lighthouse Labs announced last week its participation in the government-led Digital Skills for Youth (DS4Y) program. 

Accenture announces $1.1 million grant to Acces Employment to develop AI bot for job seekers

Accenture this week announced a more than CA$1.1 million cash and in-kind services grant to the Canadian nonprofit organization Acces Employment to help it deliver more customized services to job seekers across the country through a new chatbot. 

Hottest tech jobs coming into 2018

Canada remains in dire need of IT and tech professionals. According to a 2016 report from the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC), Canada...

Developers: Climb to the top of the applicant heap

There are close to half a million professionals in Canada's tech industry, which comprises seven per cent of the national economy. At any given...

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