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Ottawa’s Innovation Hub Grows with Addition of Place La Cité

January 4, 2017

New interdisciplinary creativity incubators at La Cité Collegiale will provide more research and development opportunities for Ottawa students as construction at Place La Cité is expected to start this month.

The $30 million project is a partnerships between the federal government, the province…

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Canada Among Leading “Creative” Nations

December 16, 2015

The Martin Prosperity Institute released its 2015 edition of the Global Creativity Index, or GCI and Canada ranked fourth behind Australia, Sweden and New Zealand. The GCI is a broad-based measure for advanced economic growth and sustainable prosperity based on the 3Ts of economic development — tale…

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Technology and ICT Employment Boom in Vancouver

February 27, 2015

Vancouver, British Columbia is one of Canada’s technology hotspots.  The west coast city has a reputation for creativity and innovation that attracts skilled technology entrepreneurs from around the world.  The information and communications technology (ICT) and other technology sectors …

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Innovation Alley Celebrates Winnipeg's Thriving Technology Sector

February 24, 2015

Winnipeg, Manitoba continues to recognize the role of its technology community plays in the city’s economy by naming a section of Adelaide Street “Innovation Alley.”  The area, located in the city’s historic West Exchange District, is home to many of Manitoba’s exciting technology fir…

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Cisco Canada chooses Toronto for $150 million investment

July 23, 2014

Cisco has chosen Toronto as the base for its innovation hub, investing in venture-capital funds, incubators and companies to the tune of $150 million.  They employment spin-off is estimated to be 1,700 new jobs in the province of Ontario.

Canadian firms have previously criticized the lack of ventu…

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Cisco Chooses Toronto for Global Innovation Centre

March 5, 2014

Toronto is one of four – and the only North American location – global innovation hubs slated for a $100 million investment by Cisco Systems Inc.  The company is a global leader in Internet backbone equipment and has created this innovation investment to promote advancements in "Internet of everythi…

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Olds Gets National Exposure for Community-owned 1 Gigabyte Network

July 18, 2013

Check out this great CBC article on Olds, Alberta and its leading-edge, ultra-fast broadband fibre network available to all businesses and residents.  This town of 8300 people offers blazing fast bandwidth at affordable prices, surpassing Internet speeds in any community in Canada.

Combined with i…

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