Cable & Telecom

ICT skills shortage hindering Canada’s digital economy competitiveness

OTTAWA — Canada’s ability to compete globally in the digital economy is being hindered by an ongoing shortage in skilled ICT professionals that might potentially worsen in the future, according to a new research study from the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC).Canada continues to face an “acute” ICT skills shortage primarily due to job growth outpacing the supply of graduates, and the skills gap in meeting current and future industry needs, according to a blog post on ICTC’s website.The new ICTC report, Digital Economy Supply: Canada’s Post-Secondary Education Stream, reveals that the anticipated cumulative hiring requirements in Canada for ICT...

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.