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Once a darling of Ottawa, Shopify increasingly distancing itself from city

Once a darling of Ottawa, Shopify increasingly distancing itself from city

For its 19 yearsin existence, Shopify Inc. has been synonymous with Ottawa.
Engineers Canada wants Alberta to reconsider change to rules around 'engineer' title

Engineers Canada wants Alberta to reconsider change to rules around 'engineer' title

A group representing Canada's engineering profession is urging Alberta Premier Danielle Smith to reconsider a proposal that aims to loosen restrictions around who can use the "engineer" title.
OpenAI CEO Sam Altman raises concerns about AI's effect on future elections

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman raises concerns about AI's effect on future elections

TORONTO — One of the most prominent figures in the world of artificial intelligence is concerned about the technology's potential effects during election campaigns.
Tech community pleased with Alberta move to change rules around 'engineer' title

Tech community pleased with Alberta move to change rules around 'engineer' title

Canada's tech community is applauding a proposal by the Alberta government that would allow more workers to use the "software engineer" title.
Alberta proposes legal changes to software engineer job title to aid tech sector

Alberta proposes legal changes to software engineer job title to aid tech sector

EDMONTON — The Alberta government is proposing changes to a tech job title to help make it easier for tech firms to recruit workers.
Lightspeed Q2 revenue up 25% from year ago as company advances payments strategy

Lightspeed Q2 revenue up 25% from year ago as company advances payments strategy

An ongoing shift in its payments processing strategy helped Lightspeed Commerce Inc. record a 25 per cent increase in its second-quarter revenue. The Montreal-based e-commerce technology company, which keeps its books in U.S.
Shopify reports strong profit amid lower head count, strategy shift

Shopify reports strong profit amid lower head count, strategy shift

Shopify Inc.'s net income soared to US$718 million in its third quarter as the company benefited from a lower head count and a more careful approach to expenses. "We've been very disciplined in the back office.
Lightspeed makes relocation easier as LGBTQ+ workers seek safety

Lightspeed makes relocation easier as LGBTQ+ workers seek safety

When a wave of anti-LGBTQ+ laws swept across the U.S. over the summer, Lightspeed Commerce Inc. employees wasted no time asking the company's executive ranks to help protect staff.
Canada may face 'big fight' with U.S. over digital tax plans, American envoy warns

Canada may face 'big fight' with U.S. over digital tax plans, American envoy warns

OTTAWA — A "big fight" between Canada and the United States could be looming over the federal Liberal government's plan to impose what Washington's envoy to Ottawa described Tuesday as a "discriminatory" tax on digital services.
Feds ban WeChat, Kaspersky apps from government-issued devices over security concerns

Feds ban WeChat, Kaspersky apps from government-issued devices over security concerns

OTTAWA — The federal government is banning WeChat and Kaspersky applications from its phones over security concerns.