As oilpatch bleeds, Alberta’s high-tech sector needs workers
A 2015 forecast estimated Alberta’s tech sector would need to add 17,000 information technology workers by 2019.
High tech workers feel oil price plummet in different ways
Effect on Computer Modelling Group and Pason Systems a contrast.
$13.7B in ‘corporate welfare’ since 1982: Fraser Institute
No payment expected by Industry Canada for nearly half.
Automakers duelling over super-smart cars
Car makers are racing to cash in on voice recognition and other high-tech features that are becoming increasingly mainstream.
Honda to recycle rare earths from hybrid batteries
Japanese automaker says green initiative a first for the industry
Metals and minerals scarcity
A PwC report says shrinking supplies of critical metals and minerals could seriously affect seven key industrial sectors over the next five years.
China pledges clean energy suppliers market access
Chinese officials promised foreign technology suppliers equal access to their booming clean energy industry in trade talks amid pressure to revive global growth.