Today, IBM Canada officially opened its new Client Innovation Centre (CIC) in downtown Montréal.
The Montréal CIC, whose launch was announced back in November 2016, is now the second IBM delivery centre in Canada and should create 500 new jobs in the next four years to meet its clients’ growing and evolving technology and business needs.Read more
MONTREAL - Thales has selected Montreal to be home of the French industrial giant's new artificial intelligence research centre.
The company says it will collaborate with Canadian AI research groups in Montreal and Toronto to establish the centre.
Its mission will be to advance the safe and ethical applications of AI across the company's product portfolio.Read more
Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre outlined Monday what he called a "concrete action plan" for making the city more family friendly and revitalizing its waterfront.
His announcement was meant to detail how his administration would deliver on its 15-year development strategy for the city, made public last year.Read more
The intelligent electric vehicle industry, which employs more than 3,000 workers in some forty companies and thirty research centers, is set to grow steadily in Greater Montréal. Discover the advantages of this ecosystem as well as the attractiveness factors in this sector.Read more
Vancouver isn’t the only metropolis north of the border buzzing with tech.
Quebec’s largest city is becoming internationally renowned as a research hub for artificial intelligence. Google (GOOGL, -0.55%) last November established a new A.I. research group in its Montreal office, pledging to invest $4.5 million over three years in the Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms, an A.I. research lab at the University of Montreal. And earlier this year, Microsoft doubled the size of its local A.I. research group. The tech giant also pledged $6 million to the University of Montreal and $1 million to McGill University over the next five years. Outside of A.I., Amazon (AMZN, +1.02%) houses massive cloud data centers nearby.Read more
Montreal wants to know how you hop from one mode of transportation to another this summer.
Transport officials are hoping you will download a smartphone app and, for seven days, allow it to track your movements around the city, the purpose of your trips and whether you walked, cycled, drove or took a taxi or public transit.Read more
Montreal will host mayors from some of the world’s biggest city on Monday for the 12th Metropolis World Congress. Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre is the group’s president.
More than 140 mayors and 1,000 international and local delegates, including elected officials, experts, city planners, business leaders, private and public corporations, and NGOS, are expected to attend the event, which will be held at the Palais des congrès from June 19 to 22.Read more
Helping homeless people in Montreal reintegrate into society by teaching them to care for bees may seem like an unusual approach, but organizers of the Accueil Bonneau honey program say it's been a real success story.
"When they get to be hands on, they see that it's all about being confident and being at peace with the bees," said Geneviève Kieffer Després, director of communications and special projects.Read more
Collaborative upstarts are bringing Montréalers together in new ways, fueling neighborhood renewal and an influential political movement.
In the heart of a historically working-class neighborhood just southwest of downtown Montréal, a 90,000-square-foot abandoned railroad warehouse has become an unlikely symbol of the city’s future.Read more
Visitors to Montreal's Olympic Park could, in the near future, be shuttled around its attractions in a driverless, electric bus.
Two French companies, Transdev and Keolis Canada, have been testing driverless buses around the Olympic Stadium ahead of the World Summit on Public Transit taking place at the Palais des congrès starting Monday.Read more