National Challenge Aims to Spark Smarter Cities

TERRY PENDER, WATERLOO REGION (DEC 3, 2017) – The federal government’s Smart Cities Challenge will help expand the innovation economy by making public the huge amounts of data municipalities collect, says Kurtis McBride, co-founder and chief executive officer of Miovision. McBride is among the technology experts Ottawa consulted when it designed the challenge, a nationwide competition that will…


Brain Drain 2.0 a Problem for Canada, Mobify Founder Says

JAYSON MACLEAN (DEC 1, 2017) – The CEO of Vancouver-based Mobify, Igor Faletski, says that Canada needs to do more to keep its homegrown tech talent from heading south, a problem that’s still stifling growth and hurting investment. “It’s a brain drain 2.0, it seems,” says Faletski in conversation with Cantech Letter. “One of the…