Canada’s $1 billion tech industry: Here are the big names on the list

The Canada’s booming tech sector, with a $1.4-billion industry, is a big draw for Canadian companies seeking to lure foreign talent.

And while the country still lags behind the U.S. in attracting and retaining top talent, experts say that Canada is now leading the way.

The latest numbers from Statistics Canada show that Canada’s tech sector has grown by a whopping 30 per cent since 2007.

The number of tech companies in Canada, at 539, is more than double that of the U