A report released earlier this month by the Information and Communications Technology Council estimates that 218,000 tech jobs will be created in Canada by 2020. It warns that it could cost the economy billions of dollars in lost productivity, tax revenues and GDP if Canada doesn’t address the tech skills gap.
“It is imperative that this challenge is tackled, especially if Canada wants to secure its place as a competitive leader in the global economy,” the 57-page report says.
Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at Wanted: Web developers and coders for Canada’s tech ‘gold rush’ – The Globe and Mail