Technology companies on a Canadian hiring spree

Tech companies compete for Canadian talent

American technology companies are setting up secondary headquarters in Canada and looking to fill in hundreds of new positions.

Although it is great news in general; Canadian companies and start-ups are finding it harder to hire local talent.

Toronto’s cute pink delivery robots

Tiny Mile robots helping food delivery in Toronto

Now Magazine; Toronto’s liberal arts and culture magazine occasionally publishes interesting articles with a focus on technology and Toronto’s culture. Editor Richard Trapunski takes a behind-the-scenes look at the popular delivery robots that seem to be getting a lot of attention in Toronto and on social media. He talks about the excitement people feel around […]

Big tech receive mixed reviews during COVID

GLOBAL – Amid the COVID 19 induced shutdowns and recession, certain tech companies have ramped up hiring. Companies such as Amazon and Shopify are not only posting to fill multiple positions, they are also increasing pay rates for current employees. Driven partly by an increase in demand for essential supplies, and partly as a gesture […]

Universities experiment with a no tuition, pay later model

Income Sharing Agreements are gaining the attention of higher education and Wall Street. One early success story is getting a boost from venture capital, Purdue University has begun experimenting with a program that charges no upfront tuition, but requires graduates to pay back a percentage of their income once they’re employed. The concept is deceptively […]

Toronto’s Smart City bought to you by Google

Google’s sister company, Sidewalk Labs announced a public engagement plan last year aimed at transforming Toronto’s Quayside neighbourhood into an innovative, tech-centric and inclusive space. The project has since caused controversy over concerns of data and privacy issues, as well as a lack of public trust. The controversy was highlighted when the Former Ontario privacy […]