Global Skills Hub wants to use immigrants fleeing U.S. to make Canada’s tech talent great again

A new Toronto-based recruitment firm plans to tap into immigrants in the U.S. that are frustrated with an increasingly hostile environment and bring them up to Canada to help fill the IT skills

Published on: February 28th, 2018 Brian Jackson

ICTC to spend $3 M of CanCode funding to ‘bring business challenges into the classroom’

The Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) will spend its portion of $50 million in federal funding for coding and digital skills education to bring business challenges into the classroom, according to the

Published on: January 25th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hiring more Indigenous ICT workers paramount in Canada: ICTC report

It's time for the ICT sector to take a look at the growing Indigenous population in Canada. According to Information and Communications Technology Council's (ICTC) National Digital Talent Strategy, Digital Talent - Road

Published on: June 23rd, 2017 Alex Radu

Canada will need 216,000 tech positions filled in these 5 key sectors by 2021

As the Canadian business landscape rapidly digitizes, a shortage of skilled labourers continues to hinder its growth potential. A new report published on Apr. 12 by the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) indicates

Published on: April 18th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Microsoft Canada and ICTC release national digital talent strategy

Sweeping changes to education, government policy, and the private sector alike will be needed if Canada's IT industry is to have a leading role in the rapidly evolving digital economy, according to a

Published on: March 10th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Four sectors that will drive tech growth for the next five years [infographic]

Nestled inside a new report from the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) is a fascinating breakdown of just which sectors in Canada's rapidly growing information and communications technology (ICT) industry are expected

Published on: March 10th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Mobile apps adding 64,000 jobs to Canadian economy, ICTC finds

Canada’s mobile app economy is growing – and new jobs are growing along with it, to the tune of about 64,100 new positions created across the country since smartphones began to surface on

Published on: March 4th, 2014 Candice So

Aging workforce may hurt Canada’s coming ICT hiring spree

Canada's information and communications technology sector (ICT) is poised for a surge in job openings but an aging talent pool threatens to leave more of them unfilled than recruiters would like, a new

Published on: April 2nd, 2012 Christine Wong

Innovative projects help new immigrants find IT jobs in Canada

Recent immigrants to Canada, who've been educated overseas, often find it very tough to land a job in Canada.And when they do, various obstacles frequently conspire to prevent them from advancing in their

Published on: February 11th, 2010 Jennifer Kavur

IT talent shortage “hurting” most Canadian companies

Very few opportunities for advancing into senior IT positions is a key factor that's turning off many Canadians from pursuing a career in technology, say industry insiders.The resulting talent drought, they note, is

Published on: September 23rd, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Canadian IT career site jettisons Linux for .Net system

When an upgrade of its open source-based Web site threatened to overwhelm its budget, a Canadian IT career organization decided to give Linux the pink slip, and recruit Microsoft instead. The Information and

Published on: July 11th, 2008 Nestor Arellano