Either by federal and local government promotion of technology or the invisible hand of capitalism, technology
has taken hold in cities throughout Canada. The knock-on benefits to local economies as tech industries
establish footholds include: the revitalization of city life; increased tax revenue that can be applied to
improvements in infrastructure; increased demand for better education and cultural facilities; and demographic
shifts to complement the existing labor force.
Besides the usual suspects like Toronto and Montreal, budding technology hubs include Calgary and Ottawa…
Besides the usual suspects like Toronto and Montreal, budding technology hubs include Calgary and Ottawa, illustrating the growing labor opportunities and large relative employment in high-tech industries, underscored by the percentage of technology jobs, according to Census Metropolitan Area data from StatsCan.