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Apr 2, 2013 ... The Canadian government hopes its new 'startup visa' program will stimulate jobs ... from Silicon Valley, and bolster its claim to be a technology hub. ... “The U.S. will lose the war for global talent if it does not follow suit and ...


Jan 28, 2017 ... Read more: Google recalls staf to U.S. after Trump immigration order ... “If Canada can quickly implement the global skills visa for tech talent within an ... place to attract the best talent” for startups and growing technology firms, he said. ... What it will cost you in land transfer taxes and fees across the country ...


Apr 20, 2017 ... Sure, Canada may tower over the United States in physical size, but many ... this would make Toronto stand out as the country's biggest tech hub, too. .... Founded in 1993, BC Tech provides growth, talent and advocacy programs to tech .... startup visa to encourage international entrepreneurs to immigrate, ...


Jan 31, 2017 ... For many U.S. startups and their foreign-born employees, a kind of back-up plan ... other things, the H-1B work-visa program that U.S.-based tech companies have long relied on to bring top foreign engineering talent into their ranks. ... This visa would allow these residents to live and work in Canada with ...


Jun 7, 2016 ... Instead of welcoming foreign talent with open arms, Canada makes it ... Byzantine processes, paying costs fledgling companies can ill afford and ... by the United States' cumbersome high-skilled worker visa to shift their attention north. ... The billboard advertised the Start-up Visa Program, a five-year pilot to ...


Feb 3, 2017 ... Canada seizes chance to skim talent from disaffected U.S. tech companies ... help up to five startup founders and their families move to Waterloo and ... H-1B is a work-visa program that tech companies have long relied on to ... For years, Canada could not compete with Silicon Valley on salary or facilities.


Feb 28, 2017 ... How President Trump could make Vancouver, B.C., a tech boomtown ... in terms of immigration and the ability to attract talent and give visas to people ... visa program, which allows skilled immigrants to work in the U.S. An ... “Canada wants entrepreneurs,” the startup visa website says in no uncertain terms.


Feb 2, 2017 ... The US is about to exclude the next generation of immigrant entrepreneurs ... the country's entire refugee program, promise to remake America's immigration rules, ... curtailing the tech industry's options to attract and keep talent. .... sort of startup visa, and Canada's tech community is lobbying Prime Minister ...


The gap between Canada's technology companies talent needs and the ... the process according to the Financial Post (Canada's Express Entry program for ... These moves will cost us even more jobs. ... Canadian Innovators explaining how a Fast Track visa for tech talent would ..... Don't escalate the failed war on drugs.


Nov 11, 2016 ... Canada could also use this opportunity to court foreign startup founders ... Critics, Trump included, say the program is abused to let companies rely on low-cost labor from ... to hire American workers for every visa and immigration program. ... “They [tech companies] get their talent elsewhere,” Atkinson adds.