Hashtag Trending – Tech execs react to DACA repeal, Google hiring in China

Tech executives speak out against Donald Trump’s move to end DACA, Google is hiring artificial intelligence talent in China, and Lenovo fesses up to spyware.   From Twitter, technology company executives are reacting

Published on: September 6th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Tech execs react to DACA repeal, Google hiring in China

Tech executives speak out against Donald Trump’s move to end DACA, Google is hiring artificial intelligence talent in China, and Lenovo fesses up to spyware.   From Twitter, technology company executives are reacting

Published on: September 6th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Facebook’s new TV platform, Google’s sexist engineer breaks his silence

Facebook’s launching its own television platform, the former Google engineer behind last week’s viral memo gives an interview, and Canada is officially the top destination for U.S. tech workers fleeing Trump. On Wednesday

Published on: August 11th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Trump’s move on H-1B visas won’t hinder Canadian applicants

U.S. President Donald Trump's latest executive order to "Buy American and Hire American" likely won't hinder the Canadians heading south to take up high-skill tech jobs, but may see more immigrants seeking work

Published on: April 18th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Vancouver startup wants to help foreign-born Silicon Valley workers go True North

As Donald Trump signals his intent to close U.S. borders to foreign-born workers, a Vancouver-based startup wants to remind them they can always move to Canada. Targeting not only the refugees and workers

Published on: February 2nd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Canadian tech industry rallies to oppose Trump’s travel and immigration ban

The Canadian tech industry has reacted to U.S. President Donald Trump’s controversial executive orders this past week, and the response is overwhelming disapproval. The recently-elected president signed an executive order imposing a travel

Published on: January 31st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Weekly Update – Amazon AI, Android malware in Google accounts, Canadian immigration

IT World Canada's Eric Emin Wood and Alex Radu discuss the top stories of the week in tech news. Amazon unveils 'Alexa for the enterprise,' SQL database support at Re:Invent Android malware steals

Published on: December 2nd, 2016 Alex Radu

Canadian government outlines Global Skills Strategy

MISSISSAUGA - The Canadian government is making good on its promise to make it easier for companies to bring in highly skilled talent from across the world. Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic

Published on: November 30th, 2016 Alex Radu

Recruiter says Trump’s win could woo Canadian tech talent home from the U.S.

Donald Trump’s electoral victory may lure a small number of American tech workers to Canada but could prove a bigger draw in enticing Canadian tech expats back home from the U.S., a top

Published on: November 10th, 2016 Christine Wong

Canada targets

Potential immigrants with the skills and ability to innovate and add to the growth of the economy will be the targets of a new immigration plan being set up by the government, according

Published on: March 9th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Canada’s tech firms growing even as VC shrinks

Canadian tech firms are doing more with a lot less.Canuck technology companies on the Deloitte Technology Fast 50list grew their revenues by an average of 5,020 per cent each this year-- the third

Published on: October 26th, 2011 Christine Wong

Bill Gates says more skilled foreign workers needed, critics disagree

Microsoft's Bill Gates Wednesday urged Congress to relax caps on visas for highly-skilled foreign workers. While Gates had the ear of Congress, critics say the H-1B lowers wages or outright robs Americans of

Published on: March 13th, 2008 John Fontana and Denise Dubie