The Tech Industry in Canada is Set to Explode in 2017

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The Tech Sector in Canada is Booming.

By 2019, it’s estimated there will be 182,000 job openings in Canada’s tech sector — and no Canadians to fill them. -QZ

Canada’s Tech industry is booming, and that’s no surprise. It is a vibrant tech sector that is crying out for skilled workers.

Across Canada, 71, 000 tech companies are responsible for over 7 % of Canada’s economic output and 5.6% of Canada’s total employment.

Technology now typically employs more people than mining, oil and gas, and forestry sectors combined.

Further, recently, Google announced that it will be investing $4.5 Million over three years to support the Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms research.

Machine Learning or AI, whatever you’d like to call it, has been a topic of great discussion recently, with giants such as Google, Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft all vying for the next big thing since mobile.

Also, if you are in search of a great internship placement in Canada, there are a few options before looking elsewhere. In particular, both Toronto/GTA , Montreal, and Vancouver have seen their tech sector explode over the recent year. Some great companies to intern with and are majoring in software/computer engineering or computer science look towards these three cities for great opportunities. Below is a list of a few global companies that hire interns in Canada:

1.) Google Waterloo

2.) SAP

3.) Intel

4.) Microsoft

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