The past few years have seen a remarkable amount of growth in the Canadian tech sector. Edmonton and Montreal have emerged as leaders in the AI field. Winnipeg is home to hot startups like Skip the Dishes and Farmers Edge. Halifax, Vancouver and Ottawa all have thriving tech scenes. Waterloo boasts a top university and vibrant ecosystem of startups and accelerators.
Nowhere is this rapid growth more apparent than Toronto. The greater Toronto area boasts well over a quarter of a million technology jobs, and as Bloomberg recently noted, it’s also the fastest-growing tech job market in North America, beating out job creation in the Bay Area, New York, Seattle and Washington combined.
But sustaining this momentum doesn’t just happen on it’s own. On the eve of Collision, North America’s fastest growing technology conference, TWG’s managing partner Chris Eben sat down with Toronto mayor John Tory to talk about how all levels of government have a role to play in ensuring the Canadian tech sector continues to grow.
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