According to current projections, there will be a shortage of more than 200,000 information and communications technology (ICT) workers in Canada by 2020. These figures, published in the 2016 ICTC Digital Talent Strategy Report, paint a grim picture of our not-too-distant economic future. Left unaddressed, this looming skills mismatch will have far-reaching consequences for Canada.

Given the lack of computer science education in Niagara, our community is especially at risk for not being ready for a changing Canada. Read more here

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