[Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visiting Kitchener-Waterloo, Ont., on Jan. 14 for the opening of Google’s new office. Photo: @JustinTrudeau]
You may not be aware of it, but Canada has likely played a big role in the technology you use in your everyday life. Big tech names like Microsoft and Google have had offices and research labs in Canada for years and seem to be here to stay. Google, for example, is making itself more at home by moving to a bigger office space in the Kitchener-Waterloo area in Ontario.
Now, one of the biggest names in tech today, Apple, is setting up shop in Ottawa. According to the Ottawa Citizen, Apple will open a 22,000 square foot space in the nation’s capital, and as this office is across the street from BlackBerry’s largely automobile-focused QNX Software Systems, that has led some to believe the space may be related to the much rumoured Apple Car.
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