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Hootsuite to lay off 30 per cent of its staff

Hootsuite Inc. announced yesterday that it will lay off 30 per cent of its staff due to global restructuring. The social media business did not...

U of G receives $1M donation to launch ethical AI training modules

TD Bank Group has announced a C$1 million donation to the University of Guelph’s Centre for Advancing Responsible and Ethical Artificial Intelligence or CARE-AI. The...

Generation Z and Millennials are bringing change to the tech workforce

Generation Z and Millennials will make up more than half of the tech workforce by 2025, according to the World Economic Forum. Over the past year, The...

Deloitte report: How Canadians with autism can help employers close the talent gap

Almost half of employees with autism don’t feel comfortable disclosing their neurodiversity to employers, according to a report jointly released today by Deloitte Canada...

Montreal-based software company launches new employee onboarding platform

Montreal-based software company GSoft is launching a new product aimed at making the employee onboarding process more engaging and consistent with the new normal...

Fintech firm Stripe is on a hiring spree to fill its first Canadian office in Toronto

Fintech firm Stripe will soon open its first Canadian office in downtown Toronto, Ontario, and is hiring for roles in engineering, product, and sales.

Stark Lab introduces Stark for Chrome as Ontario’s AODA kicks in

The June 30 Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) deadline has come and gone, leaving many organizations scrambling to make their online presence...

Most platforms that businesses use are ‘letting them down,’ says accessibility expert

With files from Jori Negin-Shecter Starting today, Ontario is implementing the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) which requires businesses to meet accessibility guidelines...

Temporary remote work becomes a permanent option for Deloitte’s U.K. employees

Delloite is allowing its 20,000 UK employees to work however they want to

First Canadian Pride in IT event attracts top speakers

Author and diversity and inclusion strategist Lily Zheng will kick off ITWC’s inaugural LGBTQ2S+ Voices in IT event during Pride Week on June 23. Zheng,...

Amazon delays Prime Day in Canada and India due to COVID outbreaks at fulfillment centres

Amazon is putting a hold on its Prime Day marketing event in Canada due to recent COVID-19 outbreaks at its facilities in Ontario's Peel...

Sage study says increase of employee burnout will hurt 2021 revenues

Forty-two per cent of Canadian business leaders believe dampened employee morale and potential increase of burnout amid the pandemic will negatively impact their revenues for the remainder of 2021, according to a new study 2021 Forward Together from Sage Canada. 

Report: Nearly 60% of U.S. HR pros considering Canada for expansion

Despite persistent North American border closures since the onset of the pandemic, Canada remains of particular interest to U.S. employers, according to a recent...

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 today. 

Canada’s first LGBTQ2S+ IT-focused celebration launches during Pride Week

For the first time in Canada, the IT accomplishments and talent in Canada’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Two-Spirit (LGBTQ2S+) community will be showcased...

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