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✅ Brand new 92,900-square-metre facility
✅ 600 full-time jobs
Amazon is expanding its operations in Ottawa.
#WhyOttawa #Ottnews #Amazon

3 days 23 hours ago


Engage w/ positive viewpoints, participate & in transformative workshops & vibrant social mash-ups @ #TrueNorth18 powered by @Communitech. Register for the conference on May 29 – 31, 2018 | For tickets visit >>> https://t.co/DKUqRcZSke
#Cdntech #TechforGood #Ontech https://t.co/lFzRSKHr3J

2 months 6 hours ago


We’re supporting #50over50Awards to celebrate entrepreneurs with experience & wisdom. How can you participate? Nominate a deserving business owner (or yourself) today at https://t.co/HaFKnEd1K6 https://t.co/CUVo3qHk3h

2 months 9 hours ago


The wise don’t wait…
Applications close June 30 –> Don’t miss out on your opportunity to apply or nominate a deserving candidate for a #50over50Award!
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2 months 11 hours ago


Join @SmartBiggar masterclass “Ownership for CEOs”.
Learn tips & standards for reducing risk & securing ownership of your company’s IP.
Date: May 16 @Bayview_Yards
Register here: https://t.co/6fRUr9Cbsm
#IntellectualProperty #masterclass https://t.co/6RIzy91aMb

2 months 1 day ago


It’s that time again: #SAASNORTH
Super Early Bird tickets are *on sale now* for THE #Canadian #SaaS conference: @SaaSNorth! You know it’s the place to be; why not buy your ticket now?
Date: Nov 28-29
Location: @Shaw_Centre
Tickets: https://t.co/U0D2xDBiG9
@LSPARKGlobal https://t.co/4uRFK5y0DD

2 months 1 day ago


Ottawa: Interested in #chatbots? Why not build your own?!
>>> Join us at @Bayview_Yards on May 23 from 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM, for a hands-on workshop w/ @IBMCanada.
Learn more: https://t.co/k0d9x1V3lJ https://t.co/fjZnRx3x08

2 months 1 day ago


Why have a summer job when you can own a summer company?
Between the age of 15 – 29? Have a great business idea & passionate about entrepreneurship? Apply for #SummerCompany, the @ONgov program run by @Invest_Ottawa in #Ottcity https://t.co/AzuQWbUcG9
Max award = $3000

2 months 1 day ago


Le PM @JustinTrudeau félicite les diplômés de l’incubateur Incite de @Invest_Ottawa et les entreprises internationales ayant choisi #Ottawa comme plaque tournante de leur expansion internationale. #WhyOttawa #OttawaINC #MadeinOttCity #InnovationCdn #Cdnpoli #GoC https://t.co/lmTGLLGdhg

2 months 2 weeks ago


PM @JustinTrudeau congratulates @Invest_Ottawa incite incubator graduates & global firms who chose #Ottawa as their hub for int’l expansion.  
#WhyOttawa #OttawaINC #MadeinOttCity
#CdnInnovation #Cdnpoli #GoC https://t.co/QoVlnwvTEW

2 months 2 weeks ago