Silicon Valley, Canada

Source: Stephen Marche in an op. ed. in the Los Angeles Times, February 13

…Although many Americans may not realize it, the tech industry is booming in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. Formerly seed communities for Silicon Valley, they are sites of excellence in their own right now, particularly in the field of artificial intelligence. However, even as tech companies and executives move north, workers haven’t followed, creating a massive shortage in skilled labor predicted to reach 200,000 jobs by 2020….


One response to “Silicon Valley, Canada

  1. Skilled worker ARE moving north, and being hired locally as well as elsewhere off-shore. This is, in fact, a major component in the reversal of the “brain drain” to the U.S. Over 1 million Canadians live in the US. The pace will pick up as a result of changes in the political climate. There is a direct link to this and high demand for Toronto and Vancouver housing.