Top Tech Conferences Move to Canada From US

Top Tech Conferences Move to Canada From US | Evelyn Ackah

Several big tech conferences move to Canada from the U.S. in 2018 and 2019 due to Trump administration policies, including Collision, Creative Commons and RightsCon. Canada has been actively recruiting top tech talent. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said, “I have to say, I’m not completely surprised. Toronto is a key global tech hub and an example of the diversity that is our […]

Increase in US Applicants at Canada Tech Companies

Increase in US Applicants at Canada Tech Companies | Evelyn Ackah | Calgary Immigration Lawyer

Canada tech companies have been actively recruiting skilled and educated immigrants to help build the Canadian economy and create jobs. ‘Recent changes to United States immigration policies have made Canada a very attractive option for high-tech immigrants. Many highly skilled and educated people who would have previously desired to move to Silicon Valley now see Canada […]

Tech Sector Immigration: Canada Welcomes Firms and Workers Frustrated by US Visas

Canada Designs Regulations to Attract Tech Firms and Tech Workers | Evelyn Ackah | Ackah Business Immigration Law

The United States’ efforts to tighten immigration rules at all levels including H-1B visas for technical workers has increased Canada’s attractiveness as a destination for tech sector immigration. With a recent presidential order to Buy American and Hire American, high legal fees, far more applicants than available spots and a process that takes months highly trained foreign workers are looking […]

Toronto is on Amazon’s short-list for HQ2

Recruiting Tech Immigrants to Canada - Evelyn Ackah - Immigration Lawyer

Digital Journal reports that Toronto submitted a bid and that Toronto is on Amazon’s short-list of sites to host its 2nd headquarters, with the potential for 50,000 new jobs (many paid at six-figure salaries), $5 billion in initial city investment, and at least eight million square feet of development. Toronto was recently named the fastest-growing tech city in North […]