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Finding and Recruiting Top Talent Outside of Canada

Attracting and retaining skilled labour is an increasingly difficult challenge that many Canadian businesses must overcome. There are many valuable and skilled international workers who could well suit a Canadian organization and workforce, and many Canadian businesses seek out foreign workers to help fill labour needs when there are no

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Virtual Reality Opportunities for Technology Developers

Virtual reality (VR) systems are receiving a flood of attention from software and technology developers. As one of the most exciting emerging sectors in the information and communications technology (ICT) industry, VR is benefitting from considerable investment with the expectation that it will become a multi-billion-dollar space within the next

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Atlantic Innovation Fund: $3M for Telecommunications Software

Based in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Maplewave is a provider of software and retail optimization services for the telecommunications industry. Their platform is a retail management system which provides operations insight and delivers a customer-focused experience. The company has recently received Canadian government funding, which will support their strategic growth plans.
Maplewave

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[WEBINAR] March 27: Training Grants for Upskill Development

Targeted training programs for employee development can help Canadian companies scale operations and establish a competitive advantage. But despite the clear benefits of workforce progression, few organizations allocate enough capital to invest in upskill, leadership, and operational development.
Organizations want growth, and the ability to sustain success in the constantly changing

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Accessible Technology Program (ATP) Grants: Funding FAQs

The Accessible Technology Program (ATP) provides innovators with Canadian government funding to research and develop devices that help persons with disabilities thrive in digital-based roles. It seeks innovators across the country to conceptualize, develop, and commercialize devices that have a significant impact on the productivity and capabilities of disabled persons

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Canadian Agricultural Partnership Ontario: Apply by May 6, 2019

The Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) is a federal-provincial-territorial initiative that provides funding from all levels of government to support a growing, investment-driven agriculture and agri-food sector. The program provides some funding supports on a national level, while other supports are provided on a province-by-province basis. Ontario’s suite of grants and

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Virtual Reality Technology Development Timeline

Virtual reality has evolved from science fiction to one of the most entertaining and educational platforms available. But the ascension of virtual realities hasn’t been as quick as many believe; there have been decades of labour-intensive research and development projects behind contemporary VR systems. While the pursuit of computer-generated, immersive

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