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Canada’s Global Skills Strategy, a government program looking to expedite work permits for highly skilled foreign workers and their families, seems to be paying some dividends.
The program launched in 2017, and after just over a year, 12K+ people have applied and 95% were accepted.
The Financial Times discusses how the strategy is contributing to “brain gain” and enhancing the Toronto tech scene. The article — which you can find in today’s Blurb — also features data from the PwC and CB Insights MoneyTree Report.
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The world of financial services is being transformed by insurgent startups. From capital markets to digital banking to wealth management, we picked out the 250 most promising fintech companies. You can see them all here.
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LendingTree (NASDAQ: TREE), an online marketplace for loan seekers, is one of the fastest-growing public companies in financial services.
The women’s healthcare scene is experiencing a new wave of innovation. From “digital” birth control to subscription-based period products to AI for breast cancer detection, we explore how tech is transforming the space.