Technology companies on a Canadian hiring spree

Tech companies compete for Canadian talent

American technology companies are setting up secondary headquarters in Canada and looking to fill in hundreds of new positions.

Although it is great news in general; Canadian companies and start-ups are finding it harder to hire local talent.

Reddit to set up in Canada increasing global presence

Reddit, the popular social news aggregation, web content rating, and discussion website has announced its plans to open a location in Toronto. As per the announcement, the Canadian flagship will include dedicated Management, Sales, Community, and Engineering teams. Following its rapid growth in the US market and expansion into the UK in 2020; the Canadian move […]

Roaring Kitty’s testimony to Congress goes viral

Roaring Kitty Congress

WASHINGTON – The now infamous trader, Keith Gill, also known by his social media handles ‘Roaring Kitty’ and “DeepF***ingValue’, testified before Congress this Thursday, giving insight into his background and motives for causing a rally on the stock market earlier this month. His post on the Reddit forum, WallStreetBets, caused stock prices of GameStop (NYSE: […]

Wealthsimple allows trading in Reddit fuelled meme stocks

TORONTO – As global low-fee trading platforms such as Robinhood placed restrictions on their users from trading in Reddit fuelled ‘meme’ stocks that caused a market frenzy last week, Wealthsimple refuses to let in under pressure to restrict trade. The Canadian low-fee equivalent continued to allow trades in GME, AMC, and BB among others, albeit […]

Robinhood to allow ‘limited’ GameStop trading

Popular trading platform reverses decisions following public scrutiny MENLO PARK – The popular online trading platform, Robinhood, announced Friday the easing of restrictions on the trade of GameStop and several other contentious securities – while continuing to disallow fraction share purchase – a day after trying to halt their trading entirely. On Thursday, Robinhood made […]