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Published: July 27th, 2021


Netflix picks Toronto for its new Canadian corporate office 

Streaming giant Netflix is expanding its Canadian operations by setting up a new corporate office in Toronto.  Netflix officials delivered the news to Mayor of Toronto John Tory in an April 27 virtual

Published on: April 28th, 2021 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

Reddit opens new office in Toronto

This morning, Reddit announced that its new office in Toronto is officially open. The new headquarters boasts Canadian management, sales, community and engineering teams to help foster and grow its third-largest user base

Published on: March 29th, 2021 Alex Coop

Bidding process for City of Toronto digital government and payment platform goes online

The City of Toronto is inviting counter-proposals to the unsolicited proposals received from PayIt LLC by them to find prospective suppliers for a digital government and payment platform. The product and service categories

Published on: September 25th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Cisco and the City of Toronto team up to deliver free Wi-Fi hotspots for underserved communities

Cisco Canada and the City of Toronto have come together to launch Digital Canopy, an investment of over $1 million of in-kind technology and services to expand Wi-Fi access in the city’s low-income

Published on: September 9th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Google Canada says it will expand ShopHere program across Canada

Google Canada says it's committing $1 million to expand Digital Main Street’s ShopHERE program nationally in an attempt to help get 50,000 small businesses online by 2021.  The tech giant announced the expansion

Published on: May 28th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

A new Google Cloud Platform region to come to Toronto

Google Cloud is building a new platform region in Toronto to support its expanding customer base in Canada, the company announced in a blog post today.  It will launch with the company’s core

Published on: March 5th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

City of Toronto updates its open data portal, adds new datasets

The City of Toronto recently updated its open data portal with new features and data sets. The newest datasets are "Catalogue Quality Scores", "Report Request Log – City Council and its Committees",  and

Published on: January 21st, 2020 Buckley Smith

Blockchain – Will it be the connective tissue between municipal and provincial jurisdictions?

Distributed ledger technology will likely find a home in the city’s back-office, review and consultation processes, before any citizen-facing platform, says Tina Scott, one of Toronto’s IT business application services managers. “That’s where

Published on: December 12th, 2018 Alex Coop

City of Toronto closer to launching driverless shuttles on public roads

Imagine a shuttle bus that gets you to that transit stop that's just too far away to walk to - now imagine that shuttle has no driver. Well, that's exactly what the City of

Published on: December 11th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Tech Sector Growth Map of Canada updated for 2018 – Focus on Toronto

In many ways, Canada's tech sector growth is Toronto's tech sector growth. The largest city in Canada is also recognized for having the hottest tech sector in the country on just about every

Published on: December 11th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Toronto takes grassroots, open approach to collecting data

While the saga on Toronto’s waterfront continues, Matthew Tenney quietly solders sensor wires in his apartment. He's focused on a separate project that's gathering data for the city, one which he says will

Published on: December 11th, 2018 Alex Coop

Drones, digital twins, and connected sensor grids: How Toronto Water keeps the pipes flowing today and in the future

Managing the City of Toronto's plumbing takes a lot more than a few wrenches and plungers these days. Toronto Water is using drones, augmented reality, and Internet of Things (IoT) connected smart maps

Published on: December 11th, 2018 Brian Jackson

10 Toronto artificial intelligence experts you should know

Published on: December 10th, 2018 Meagan Simpson