AI talent in western Canada grows

June 25, 2021 Diana Feng 0

Five new exceptional AI researchers are joining Canada’s thriving AI ecosystem. Appointed through the CIFAR Pan-Canadian AI Strategy, the Canada CIFAR AI Chairs are all affiliated with Amii, based in Edmonton, one of the world’s preeminent centres of AI, and will take up faculty positions at the University of Alberta and the University of British Columbia (UBC). […]

Canada, Alberta sign deal for $1.3B hydrogen plant in Edmonton

June 20, 2021 Diana Feng 0

June 10, 2021·4 min read EDMONTON — The federal and Alberta governments have signed an agreement with a company that could lead to a $1.3 billion hydrogen plant being built in Edmonton. Two federal ministers, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and Edmonton mayor Don Iveson announced Wednesday a memorandum of understanding […]

UCalgary and Quantum City

June 2, 2021 Diana Feng 0

From nanotechnology and artificial intelligence to quantum internet and biomedical engineering, Calgary is becoming a true “quantum capital city.”    Quantum City, announced by the University of Calgary, the Government of Alberta and leading technology company Mphasis, will create up to 1,000 jobs and help diversify our economy. “This is the start of something big,” says […]

Note from the President – June

June 1, 2021 Diana Feng 0

JOBS, JOBS, JOBS: THE GROWING INNOVATION ECONOMY – GROWING AND DIVERSIFYING ALBERTA’S ECONOMY In this newsletter – and as a grass-roots organization – we are pleased to share the many announcements of strong Alberta tech company hiring and investment, as well as government programs and overall tech sector growth. In […]