U.S. immigration policies pushing tech talent to Canada

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 09 Aug 2019 20:13:51 +0000

Mezyad AlMasoud holds two master’s degrees and is the CEO of a company that manages money for professional athletes. He is also one of the highly-skilled immigrants forced to leave America because of immigration reforms in 2017. AlMasoud had wanted to go to America since he was a child growing up in Kuwait. “I had […]

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Canadian tech group welcomes move to make Global Talent Stream permanent

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Tue, 02 Apr 2019 16:10:51 +0000

Canada’s Global Talent Stream pilot has been a “game-changer” for high-growth Canadian startups and the federal government’s proposal to make it permanent would be a welcome move, the Council of Canadian Innovators says.  Introduced in 2017 under Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program, the Global Talent Stream works to fast track work visa applications for eligible […]

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New study rates Canada’s best cities for tech talent


When it comes to tech talent, Toronto is still king, but a new study shows cities across Canada are also proving competitive.   The new 2018 Scoring Canadian Tech Talent report ranked cities like Hamilton, Quebec City, and Halifax among Canada’s top 10 tech talent markets, and placed Ottawa and Waterloo in the top five. “Tech […]

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