With the second highest concentration of scientists and engineers in North America and the highest concentration of tech talent in the nation, Ottawa is a recognized source of innovation, creativity and highly sought after talent that has produced industry leading breakthroughs that advance global competitiveness.
Filling Ottawa’s talent pipeline are world renowned universities and colleges. These four post-secondary institutions educate as many as 130,000 students with 20% of that student population specializing in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). The area is also home to many Private Career Colleges, which offer unique and specialized skills training for our dynamic labour market. In addition to Ottawa’s world-leading post-secondary institutions, a high concentration of R&D centres are a catalyst for Ottawa’s talent attraction and retention
For more details about Ottawa’s post-secondary institutions and career colleges check out: https://www.investottawa.ca/ottawa-schools/