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Canada needs digital skills to harness IoT opportunities: report

telecom | 03/09/2016 8:21 pm EST

OTTAWA — If Canada is to reap the benefits of the global digital shift, it needs to stack its skilled labour deck or risk falling behind, said a new report by the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC). In its national digital talent strategy released Wednesday, ICTC outlined a series of recommendations aimed at "strengthening Canada's competitiveness, creating jobs and growing the digital economy." The time is right for such a strategy because although technology has always been the essence of any high-performing economy, there's a "new wave of...