Monday BetaKit: Outside Toronto: The Unsung Canadian Cities Leading AI Innovation by Robin Grosset Business Chief: Canada’s cannabis industry expected to employ 125,000 people during first year of legalisation by Sophie Chapman Thursday Post Media: Canada invests in artificial intelligence and creates close to 1,000 jobs Friday Techvibes: StradigiAI is Bringing Applied AI to Entertainment with Zú…

Monday BetaKit: National Research Council of Canada Opens MedTech Innovation Centre at U of T by Jessica Galang The London Economic Development Corporation: Maple Leaf Foods announces $660 million investment in London  Tuesday BetaKit: Accenture Opens Toronto Innovation Hub, Plans to Hire 800 Canadian Tech Workers by Jessica Galang Wednesday Wired: Montreal has reinvented itself…

Canada’s automotive industry is centered in the heart of North America’s largest vehicle producing region: the Great Lakes automotive manufacturing cluster. Canada is one of the world’s top 10 producers of light vehicles, with a $19 billion contribution to GDP. The industry directly employs more than 125,000 people, with an additional 400,000 people in aftermarket…

Monday Techvibes: University of Alberta Receives $2.5 Million to Open AI Hub by Max Greenwood Tuesday Coinsquare: Four Ways to Use Blockchain in Your Everyday Life by Melanie Clay Wednesday DailyHive: Canada is 6th best country in the world to attract top talent: report by Ainsley Smith Thursday Canadian Space Agency: Canada’s artificial intelligence leadership extending to space  …

The mining industry has contributed greatly to Canada’s economic strength and growth. The industry directly employs more than 403,000 workers across the country in mineral extraction, smelting, fabrication and manufacturing, and indirectly employs an additional 193,000. The industry’s $57.6 billion contribution to Canada’s gross domestic product in 2016 included $24.5 billion in mineral extraction, and…

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