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Tech companies want Alta. premier to wade into battle over 'software engineer' title

Tech companies want Alta. premier to wade into battle over 'software engineer' title

Canadian tech companies are calling on the new premier of Alberta to intervene after a regulatory group tooklegal action over job titles such as “software engineer.
Netflix Canada launches ad-supported tier for $5.99 on Nov. 1

Netflix Canada launches ad-supported tier for $5.99 on Nov. 1

TORONTO — Netflix is giving Canadian viewers the option for a cheaper monthly subscription plan — as long as they're willing to sit through commercial breaks. The streaming giant said it has marked Nov.
Canadian companies turning to amenities to lure staff back to offices

Canadian companies turning to amenities to lure staff back to offices

TORONTO — When Lightspeed Commerce Inc.
To buy Twitter, Musk has to keep banks, investors on board

To buy Twitter, Musk has to keep banks, investors on board

If the squabbling ever stops over Elon Musk's renewed bid to buy Twitter , experts say he still faces a huge obstacle to closing the $44 billion deal: Keeping his financing in place.
Shopify, publishers ask court to dismiss case alleging company profited from piracy

Shopify, publishers ask court to dismiss case alleging company profited from piracy

Shopify Inc. and a group of textbook publishers, which accused the tech company of profiting from content that is pirated or infringes on their trademarks, have asked a U.S. court to dismiss the case.
Google weighs in on Bill C-18 as tech giant gifts $2.7M for tech training

Google weighs in on Bill C-18 as tech giant gifts $2.7M for tech training

TORONTO — Google's president of global affairs says Canada must be careful in how it crafts legislation forcing tech giants to pay for the use of news because it could have unintended consequences.
Why tech companies are opening new offices despite allowing remote, hybrid work

Why tech companies are opening new offices despite allowing remote, hybrid work

TORONTO — In the first months of the COVID-19 pandemic, Shopify Inc.’s Tobi Lütke was among the first tech leaders to declare most of his staff would “permanently work remotely” because “office centricity is over.

Tech sector says more job cuts to come as Elevate conference gets underway

TORONTO — The Elevate technology conference made its return to Toronto this week with a buzzy spectacle — shutting down several blocks of the Esplanade neighbourhood for a block party with performances from artists like rapper Haviah Mighty and sched
CUPW files unfair labour practices complaint with OLRB against Uber

CUPW files unfair labour practices complaint with OLRB against Uber

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) is taking its criticism of Uber Technologies Inc.
Online food delivery business Skip The Dishes lays off approximately 350 employees

Online food delivery business Skip The Dishes lays off approximately 350 employees

WINNIPEG — Skip The Dishes says it has laid off approximately 350 workers based in Winnipeg.
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