Thomson Reuters to Add Up to 1,500 Jobs in Toronto

“…The announcement comes after a decision by General Motors in June to create as many as 1,000 technology positions in Canada, mostly in the Toronto area. Those new employees will focus on several technologies, including self driving vehicles.

Both companies said they were partly attracted to Canada’s largest city because of the software skills of graduates from Ontario universities, notably the University of Waterloo. Immigration laws also make it easier for companies to import skilled workers to Canada compared with the United States.”

Read the full article by Ian Austen in The New York Times here:

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