North receives $24 million investment from Government of Canada

North, (formally Thalmic Labs), creator of Focals smartglasses has received a multi-million dollar investment from the Government of Canada, the same...

November 14th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Amazon headquarters sphere - Seattle

Why Amazon HQ would be good for Toronto

In addition to 50,000 new well-paying, knowledge-sector jobs, a new Amazon headquarters in Toronto would bolster local talent and encourage...

January 20th, 2018 Alex Coop

Halton Region is the burgeoning tech market you’ve never heard of

Sandwiched between the powerhouse high-tech areas of Toronto and Kitchener-Waterloo is a region that, despite being often overlooked, offers a...

December 1st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Deloitte unveils its top 50 Canadian tech companies to watch

Deloitte is celebrating its 20th anniversary of its Technology Fast 50 program, which recognizes technology companies for their entrepreneurial spirit,...

November 9th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

CIBC bets big on big data as founding partner of Communitech Data Hub launch

CIBC chief data officer José Ribau imagines the day his customers could talk to the bank's mobile app to ask for...

May 11th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Canadian businesses and IT

Toronto is Canada’s top city for IT skills, Calgary most expensive

Canada's tech sector employment has surged by almost 25 per cent in the past five years and some of its...

November 7th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Former BlackBerry employees launch new hardware startup that lets you see wireless spectrum

A new startup in Waterloo, Ont. is exiting stealth mode and marketing its new product that can not only give...

December 2nd, 2015 Brian Jackson

3 agents of change on Twitter for #FollowFriday

The world can move quickly sometimes. Lucky that there's some smart people and organizations out there who can keep up...

March 13th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Waterloo women in IT project gets government funding

The Government of Canada is providing $300,000 to fund a program aimed at providing jobs for more women in the...

September 5th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano