6 Canadian tech companies hiring amid coronavirus

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 11 May 2020 07:00:54 +0000

Industry leaders in Canada’s tech sector are pointing to tech companies to drive Canada’s economic recovery post-coronavirus. All sectors of the Canadian economy depend on technology companies to meet their needs in areas such as cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, data privacy, e-commerce, clean technology and advanced manufacturing. This is just one of the findings in a […]

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B.C. removes guaranteed invitation scores and holds three Tech Pilot draws

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2020 19:14:25 +0000

February was a busy month for the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) Tech Pilot with three consecutive draws. The province also announced it would stop posting the scores that guarantee an Invitation to Apply (ITA) to candidates applying through any of the BC PNP categories. So far this year, B.C. has sent 806 […]

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No more Guaranteed ITA Scores and a lot of B.C. Tech Pilot draws

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2020 19:14:25 +0000

The month of February was a popular time for the B.C. Tech Pilot, and the province also nixed their Guaranteed ITA Scores. The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) issued a total of 221 invitations through its Tech Pilot so far this month. Immigration candidates who are applying for Canadian immigration through one of […]

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B.C. held three Tech Pilot draws in a row this February

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2020 19:14:25 +0000

Three of the provincial draws hosted by B.C. this month were targeted for immigration candidates with job offers in the province’s tech sector. The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) issued a total of 221 invitations through its Tech Pilot so far this month. Immigration candidates who are applying for Canadian immigration through one […]

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B.C. invited historic number of tech workers to apply for provincial nomination in February

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2020 19:14:25 +0000

British Columbia sent out a surge of invitations for tech workers to apply for a provincial nomination in February. The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) issued a total of 221 invitations through its Tech Pilot this month. This is the most since at least March 2018 when the BC PNP started releasing tech-only […]

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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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