Articles By Pragya Sehgal

Cohort of 80 Canadian firms announce AI-powered certification to improve workplace diversity and inclusion

Toronto-based diversity & inclusion data and consulting company Diversio announced the inaugural cohort of over 80 Diversio-certified Canadian companies at a press conference co-hosted by City of Toronto Mayor John Tory this week. 

Published on: April 27th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Amazon launches IP Accelerator program in Canada to help SMBs protect their brands 

This morning, Amazon announced the launch of its Intellectual Property (IP) Accelerator program in Canada to help small and medium-sized (SMBs) businesses across the country secure a trademark and protect their brands both

Published on: April 26th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Amazon announces first renewable energy project in Canada

Amazon has announced its first renewable energy investment in Canada, a solar project in the County of Newell in Alberta. The tech giant says the project will produce enough energy to power more

Published on: April 23rd, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Three of Shopify’s top execs are leaving the company, CEO says

Shopify says that three of its top executives are leaving the e-commerce giant. The company's chief technology officer, chief legal officer and chief talent officer are exiting Shopify because of "individual reasons," Shopify’s

Published on: April 16th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Council of Canadian Innovators expands to Ontario, Alberta and B.C.

Today, the Council of Canadian Innovators (CCI) announced a national expansion and is adding government relations experts in Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario.  The national council says its practice leads in those three

Published on: April 12th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

8 tech startups selected to take part in 2021 Canadian Technology Accelerator Digital program

Eight Canadian startups have been selected to participate in the Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) Digital Silicon Valley 2021, a Canadian Trade Commissioner Service service.  This year’s participants include seven Ontario-based, early-stage tech companies

Published on: April 9th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Citrix appoints former SAP exec as new GM of Americas

Today Citrix announced the appointment of Marcelo Giampietro, who will oversee all sales, marketing, services and operations in the Latin American and Canadian markets as the new general manager of Americas International. Giampietro joins

Published on: April 7th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Microsoft Canada to provide digital solutions for Natural Resources Canada’s climate action research

Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) is partnering with Microsoft Canada to support the government's sustainable development and climate action research with digital solutions. Microsoft will offer AI Business School workshops to NRCan for department-wide

Published on: March 29th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Montreal’s MHI RJ picks IBM to help build consolidated business on the cloud

IBM and Montreal-based Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) RJ Aviation Group announced a collaboration to build out MHIRJ's newly acquired aviation business.  MHIRJ Aviation Group launched in 2019 after MHI acquired the Canadair Regional

Published on: March 19th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Canadian Tire, Toronto startup and Ontario government invest $3 million in automated trucking tech

National retailer Canadian Tire and Toronto-based autonomous trucking startup NuPort Robotics have partnered with the Ontario government to commercialize automated trucking technology. As part of the process, the three partners will be investing

Published on: March 16th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Ontario’s Grey County says governments are ‘afraid of cloud’ but bets big on Microsoft and Zerto

After discovering that a serious system failure could result in two weeks of downtime, Grey County recognized it had to modernize its backup and recovery solutions to ensure continuous availability for critical services

Published on: March 12th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

More tech jobs coming to Toronto with launch of a new Pinterest engineering hub

Pinterest is looking for front-end, full-stack, and machine learning engineers to become a part of a new engineering hub that the company is launching in Toronto. The company this week announced that it

Published on: March 12th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Breaking down men’s ‘easier path’ up the corporate ladder

Paul Harrietha says that early in their careers, when he and his wife were both in the consulting field and working their way up, they found that he accelerated very quickly, becoming a

Published on: March 9th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Canadian women entrepreneurs getting access to IFundWomen program from Visa Canada

Women entrepreneurs have a history of being underfunded and that remains to be a core issue, says Sarah Steele, senior director of small business products at Visa Canada. This often leaves a majority

Published on: March 8th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal