The Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry is one of the fastest growing sectors globally. Advanced telematics, computer engineering, digital social media and mobile commerce are a few examples of careers in this rapidly expanding industry.
You will have heard of a number of companies in this industry: Apple, Google, MySpace, Rogers, Microsoft, Research in Motion, IBM, MTS Allstream, Bell, Open Text, and Mitel. You may not have heard of companies like: Akoha, FreshBooks, IGLOO, Nexopia, Pixman, QuickPlay Media, Rypple, SceneCaster and Webkinz. These are all promising high-growth Canadian companies.
Check out the Industry Canada website for more information, statistics, and documents on this industry.