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Opportunity Awaits in the Largest Technology Park in Canada

Opportunity Awaits in the Largest Technology Park in Canada

May 04, 2022

Kanata North in numbers: Annual GDP exceeds $13B, 33,000 people employed, 1,200+ open positions currently

Kanata North was not known for its high-tech strengths when Terry Matthews started Mitel together with Mike Cowpland in 1972. Since that time, however, the continued attraction of world-class talent, leading edge innovation and global business growth have combined to make the area the largest cluster of technology companies and activity in the country.

Today, the Kanata North Technology Park is home to more than 540 technology companies, ranging from start-ups to multinationals, and employing 33,000 people from the Ottawa community and beyond. From autonomous vehicle technologies to smart healthcare solutions and much more, where talent goes, innovation follows. The big news is there are more than 1,200 jobs currently available in Kanata North. The bigger news is there is no sign of this growth slowing down anytime soon!

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Wesley Clover invests in a range of technology companies, and they bring impressive innovation to markets and clients around the globe. I/O is our way of sharing some of the best insights. I trust you will enjoy them.

Terry Matthews, Chairman

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