Cable & Telecom

Amazon to create 3,000 jobs as it expands Vancouver high tech hub

SEATTLE — Jobs in e-commerce technology, cloud computing, and machine learning will be the focus of 3,000 new hires planned in Vancouver by Amazon.The company today announced it will expand its Vancouver, B.C. high tech hub, building a 416,000 square foot development centre in Vancouver. Today’s announcement is the latest milestone in the company’s ongoing job creation in Canada, where it already employs over 6,000 people, says the company’s press release.“Amazon is excited to create 3,000 more highly-skilled jobs in Vancouver,” said Alexandre Gagnon, vice-president of Amazon Canada and Mexico. “Vancouver is home to an incredibly talented and diverse workforce,...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.