From shopping and banking, to planning events and getting directions, Canadians rely on online services and applications every day. They improve our quality of life, drive innovation and technological advancement, and create new opportunities for the middle class and people working hard to join it.
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today welcomed Amazon"s announcement that it will create 3,000 new jobs in Vancouver. Combined with the 1,000 new jobs announced by Amazon in November 2017, this will bring the company"s workforce in Canada to over 9,000 employees.
Canada is known for its excellent post-secondary institutions and robust high-tech sector, which produce top-tier talent in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Amazon"s expansion will help Canada develop and retain talented students and professionals, create good, well-paying middle class jobs, and grow our economy.