Technology

How to Help Care for an Aging Population

Overcommitted Canadians tasked with caring for elderly parents are growing in number—and they’re turning to their iPhones for help

Meet the Startup That Builds Other Startups

Illustration: Kevin Whipple

Vancouver's Axiom Zen turns product ideas into fully-fledged firms, and fast. How Roham Gharegozlou and his team are reinventing the company

Lessons in Scaling Startup Culture from Shopify’s Harley Finkelstein

Shopify COO Harley Finkelstein. Photo: Regina Garcia

The Canadian tech star's COO on digitizing retail and his “weird, dirty secret” for managing better

The Entrepreneur Tackling Tech’s Gender Problem One Class at a Time

Ladies Learning Code founder and HackerYou CEO Heather Payne. Photo: Erk Putz

How Heather Payne of Ladies Learning Code and HackerYou is helping correct her industry's imbalance

Where You Can Make Real Money in the New On-Demand Economy

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Servicing Uber drivers, Airbnb hosts, and other gig workers pays better than becoming one yourself

Where a Degree Is No Longer a Requirement

Shopify's Harry Brundage and Anna Lambert at Shopify's Ottawa offices in March 2016. Photo: Justin Tang/CP

The current talent shortage means many tech companies don't expect candidates to have a post-secondary education

Where Today’s University Graduates Fall Short

A tutor helps a student at Lighthouse Labs, which offers bootcamps on coding, in Toronto in March 2016. Photo: Chris Young/CP

Canada's technology 'gold rush' has created massive demand for web developers and coders. But they're not learning those skills in school

Is Drone Delivery Finally Here?

A drone developed by a company called Flirtey was used to drop medicine to patients at the Remote Area Medical event in July 2015. Photo: Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post/Getty

The first package drop-off by an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle to a residential location was successfully completed last week

What Makes Contracts Easier to Understand

Beagle founder Cian O’Sullivan. Photo: Robert Caruso

Beagle uses artificial intelligence to clarify legal documents. How founder Cian O'Sullivan came up with the idea and how it could help you

Why Donald Trump May Be Good for Your Recruiting Efforts

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Waterloo's Sortable is using the polarizing candidate to entice skilled Canadians in the U.S. back home

What’s Next for Canadian Innovation?

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes part in a virtual reality demonstration at the new Google Canada Development headquarters in Kitchener, Ont., in January 2016. Photo: Nathan Denette/CP

Stakeholders, startups and policymakers must work together to build on a banner year for the country’s tech sector. Watch for these trends and developments in 2016

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