In The News

2012-02-21, Network World

Information security is where the jobs are and opportunities will continue to increase. A survey found that 96 percent of information security professionals are currently employed. 

2012-02-21, Globe and Mail

When B.C. student Victoria McDonald was offered a paid internship at Latitude Geographics Group, she spent four months as a support technician. At the end, the company offered her a full-time job...

2012-02-15, Globe and Mail

Ryerson, in partnership with Interactive Ontario, has launched Education for Digital Games Entrepreneurs, to teach game developers the skills required to run a company


As the possibilities of the Internet continue to increase, tech startups need people in new IT specializations. For those who want to beat the competition to these hot job openings, develop a...

2012-02-15, Fast Company

We're barely six weeks into 2012 and the year is turning out to be one of the worst for cyberattacks in recent memory. Here are a few reasons why...

2012-02-13, InfoWorld

Demand for iPad, iPhone, and Android apps has created nearly half a million jobs for developers of mobile and social apps.


With the rise in cyber-fraud and security breaches, digital forensics is becoming a growing field with plenty of opportunities. Digital forensics experts investigate networks, systems and data...

2012-02-13, Kingston This Week

A student team from three Ontario institutions is building a solar-powered home of the future. The team is one of 20 picked for the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2013 Solar Decathlon...

2012-02-08, National Post

Susan Carreon considers herself artistic and finds math boring. So how did she become a Canadian innovator, leading the development of a world-first deposit solution for the ATMs being used by the...

2012-02-08, Globe and Mail

How would you like to go to MIT – for free? Starting this spring, MIT will be offering free online courses to anyone, anywhere in the world, through its new digital arm, MITx.

2012-02-08, Tech News Daily

Ordinary clothing has the untapped power to become wearable electronics. Montreal researchers have tested special fibers that can help weave soft, flexible touch screens and batteries directly...

2012-02-06, IT World Canada

The growing amount data being processed by businesses is driving demand for more database skills, a recruitment survey found.

2012-02-06, Digital Journal

Microsoft is challenging Canadian students to imagine a world where technology helps solve the toughest problems during the Imagine Cup Canada 2012. Registration for the competition closes Feb. 14...

2012-02-06, Info World

Businesses can't find enough programmers to fill their software development positions. Developers who want to maintain an advantage in today's job market need to specialize.

2012-02-02, SOS Children's Villages Canada

The UN is preparing more young women for ICT careers with a new website called The site gives information on jobs, training and career advice...

2012-02-02, Network World

Businesses are struggling to manage employee consumer devices but one unexpected benefit from the consumerization of IT is higher salaries for many IT professionals.

2012-02-02, Fellow Geek

Soon buildings may tell you they are condemned, rather than building inspectors. University of Strathclyde researchers has created a type of paint embedded with crack-detecting nanotechnology....

2012-01-31, Vancouver Sun

A Thinking Ape was first run out of a Vancouver coffee shop. Today, it has a funky two-storey space and  40 employees with a firm toehold in the red-hot world of mobile gaming.

2012-01-31, Marketwire

A U of Calgary student team has been chosen to take part in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon for the third consecutive time, pitting its unique housing concept against other teams...


Waterloo is thriving despite RIM’s recent turmoil. Startup activity is strong with 1,300 tech positions unfilled in the region.  There are 800 technology companies in Waterloo with...