Canada will need 216,000 tech positions filled in these 5 key sectors by 2021

As the Canadian business landscape rapidly digitizes, a shortage of skilled labourers is hindering its growth potential. A new report published...

April 17th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

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Women remain ‘Hidden Figures’ in cyber security industry: study

Oscar-nominated Hidden Figures depicted female mathematicians working at NASA in the 1960's, a time when it was unusual to be a...

March 16th, 2017 Brian Jackson

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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

IFIP IP3 Global Industry Council Releases GIC 2020 Skills Assessment Report

The International ICT association IFIP's International Professional Practice Partnership (IP3) and the Global Industry Council (GIC) has released a global report on...

October 9th, 2015 Stephen Ibaraki

John Morton talks needed 2020 skills, enterprise architecture, Windows 10

I had a chance to talk with John Morton, advisor to the Federation of Enterprise Architecture Professional Organizations (FEAPO) and director...

August 24th, 2015 Stephen Ibaraki

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RED Academy seeks to plug rising tech skills gap

A Vancouver-based technical training academy is hoping to help bridge the skills gap in the technology industry when it opens...

May 5th, 2015 Hibah Ahmed

Three reasons why executives find IT to be such an enigma

Little evidence of STEM skill shortage: Report

A non-profit organization that regularly assesses public issues has issued a report that runs against widely repeated arguments in the...

April 30th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

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Why Canada has an 182,000 IT talent shortage while lots of tech professionals are out of work

“LoL this is a good one…I have been searching for work in ICT since I graduated late in 2013…and I...

March 30th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

Network skills will need updating for the future, says Cisco

Canadian firms resort to temporary workers to fill IT talent gap

Information technology talent hiring will continue to be active in Canada but expect employers be looking for more short-term workers...

January 14th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano