Scale AI supercluster officially receives $290 million in funding

The Scale AI supercluster, part of the Government of Canada’s Innovation Superclusters Initaitve has received its $230 million in funding from the federal government. Announced Thursday at the G7 Multistakeholder Conference on Artificial Intelligence

Published on: December 7th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

CIFAR names first cohort of Artificial Intelligence Chairs, part of Pan-Canadian AI strategy

The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) announced today the first group of artificial intelligence (AI) chairs at its first annual meeting of the Pan-Canadian AI Strategy. The Canada CIFAR AI chairs one

Published on: December 5th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Canada’s hardest to fill tech jobs of 2018

With a growing tech market but a shortage of tech talent, some jobs in Canada are going to be harder to fill than others, Indeed.com compiled a list of the hardest to fill

Published on: October 15th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Best cities in Canada for tech startups

Wondering where the best place to start your tech company might be? Or looking for a job at an emerging tech startup and not sure the best place to look? Well Expert Market

Published on: October 5th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Montreal-based WorkJam helps Target Australia succeed

While Target Corp. may have had a short, unsuccessful stint in Canada, things are a little different ‘down-under’, with Target Australia seeing new-found success thanks to a Canadian tech company. However, Target Australia is

Published on: September 12th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending – Google employees don’t want to be in the war business, 2B Facebook accounts compromised, top 3 most high-tech cities in Canada

Google employees petition to pull the company out of a Pentagon AI project, Facebook increases its estimation of the number of users exposed to data harvesting, and three Canadian cities make the list

Published on: April 6th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

The tech jobs employers are hiring for the most and where to find them: Indeed.com report

Canada’s vast IT skills gap is no secret, with the Information and Communications Technology Council reporting that more than 216,000 tech-related jobs in the country will need to be filled by 2021. Job

Published on: March 21st, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Toronto’s Vector Institute expands its AI mission as it finishes assembling team

They say good things take time, and that’s exactly the mentality of Toronto’s latest artificial intelligence (AI) research centre, the Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence. While the Institute's official public launch was March

Published on: December 11th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Deloitte unveils its top 50 Canadian tech companies to watch

Deloitte is celebrating its 20th anniversary of its Technology Fast 50 program, which recognizes technology companies for their entrepreneurial spirit, innovation, rapid revenue growth, and world-class achievements. This year’s Canadian top 50 accomplished

Published on: November 9th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs


Canada’s summer of ransomware ends with a spike [Malware map]

Editor's note: Story and map updated with malware data from August 2017. Overall malware infections were on the down curve over the summer in Canada, but it looks like hackers are focusing in

Published on: September 11th, 2017 Brian Jackson


New Tech Sector Growth Map of Canada – Updated with the Narwhal List 2018

We've updated our Tech Sector Growth Map of Canada and it looks better than ever. Not only is Canada's Tech Sector booming, but thanks to Toronto-based Esri and its ArcGIS mapping software, we

Published on: July 6th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Infographic: Canada’s most dense ICT hubs

Creative Capital is IT World Canada's series that examines the impact digital transformation is having to change the face of communities across Canada. We're doing deep dives looking at the major tech hubs

Published on: June 2nd, 2017 Brian Jackson