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QueerTech event aims to make tech a welcoming career space for everyone

QueerTech, a non profit advocacy group that aims to create inclusive spaces for 2SLGBTQI+ professionals in the technology sector, held its first hybrid QueerTech...

Stacey’s story: Pivoting from oil and gas to the tech sector

Life is what you make it, and nobody knows that better than Stacey McLennan-Waldal, a data scientist who currently works in PwC’s Calgary office...

TENT, CAMSC, AND TD Bank collaborate to launch certification program for refugee entrepreneurs

Non-profit organizations Tent Partnership for Refugees (TENT) and the Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council (CAMSC), with sponsorship from TD Bank, have announced that...

Coffee Briefing October 11, 2022 – Hootsuite’s Heyday announces integrations for Instagram and Messenger; Google Services provided C$37 billion worth of economic activity to...

Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. Today’s Coffee Briefing is delivered by IT World Canada’s editorial team! Missed last week’s Coffee...

BMO to focus on closing tech talent gap by attracting diverse candidates from across Canada

BMO Financial Group (BMO) is committing to focus on recruiting and onboarding tech professionals from diverse backgrounds to close its tech talent gap, and to...

AI-based AccessNow, Daniels to map accessibility of Regent Park

An announcement late last week involving builder and developer The Daniels Corporation and accessibility technology company AccessNow represents a major step forward in determining...

Coffee Briefing July 5, 2022 – Avanade expands into Atlantic Canada; Toronto fintech helps Pride Toronto raise money; Snowflake to hire engineers across Canada;...

Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. Today’s Coffee Briefing is delivered by IT World Canada’s editorial team! Missed last week’s Coffee...

Government of Canada invests $10 million in green tech and clean innovation

FedDev Ontario today announced a $10 million investment in Innovation Guelph to support companies with a focus on green innovation and cleantech

Not all options have been explored to tackle tech talent shortage, says VP of talent for Vancouver software firm

A looming shortage of Canadian tech talent has forced businesses to refine their hiring processes, but at least one expert says several stones remain...

Digital Nova Scotia announces winners of 4th annual Digital Diversity Awards

Digital Nova Scotia celebrated diversity in tech with its 4th annual Digital Diversity Awards earlier this week. The Digital Diversity Awards, which were hosted in...

Hashtag Trending – Joyce Murray is Minister of Digital Government; ‘Delete Facebook’ says WhatsApp cofounder; automation will take more women’s jobs

Canada has a new minister of digital government, again. You won’t believe who’s telling you to delete Facebook now. And just when you think...

Cisco Canada President Rola Dagher awarded ‘Woman of the Year’

Ottawa-based Women in Communications and Technology announced the winners of its Leadership Excellence Awards on Thursday, naming Cisco Canada President Rola Dagher the Woman...

Digital transformation, sustainability highlighted at HP’s Executive Forum keynote

HP Inc. was in the red in just about every category possible in 2016, but fast forward two years later and the company is...

SAP, Salesforce among Canada’s top employers when it comes to inclusion

The latest list from Great Place to Work focusing on inclusion is full of tech companies. SAP Canada, Salesforce and Wave are just a few...

Dell EMC’s Deanna Thomson talks diversity, equality in tech for International Women’s Day

The technology industry is a notoriously male-dominated field, which makes it an interesting case study for International Women’s Day. ITBusiness.ca got a chance to...

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Unconscious bias – we’re all guilty in varying degrees

As the principal partner of Solutia SDO, Jackie Clark has had a direct role in managing the people behind the technology that’s transformed businesses...

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