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The Tech Industry in Canada

The Tech Industry in Ontario


Canadian technology companies are known worldwide for cutting edge innovation. Growing at a fast pace, there are big opportunities to partner with some of these hidden gems: 
iBIONICS http://ibionics.ca/

iBIONICS is an Ottawa based tech company that works on aids for the blind community, providing them with the solution that brings them sight. They state that they are doing for blind people what Chochlear is doing for deaf people. They do this by providing a solution that is a bionic retina, the Diamond Eye. They solve the issue of converting light to electric pulses with their product. They saw a problem that needed to be solved with over 200 million people dealing with blindness as a result of Age-Related Macular Degeneration or Retinitis Pigmentosa.
inBay Technologies  https://www.inbaytech.com/

inBay Technologies Inc. delivers a convenient, safe and secure access to enterprise services and applications. The company's idQ®Enterprise is a unique and inn…

GDPR

The GDPR is likely to impact smaller companies in the overall scheme. People unaware o this new legislation will potentially be fined with it is enforced next year. 
Here is a list of things that the new legislation will do and change for Canadian businesses and what should be considered as a Canadian business owner or employee:
First and foremost it should be known that the restrictions and requirements in the GDPR are similar to those in the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act in Canada and therefore will be an easier adjustment. The adjustments to look for are:
        - Being sure to review consent forms         - Reviewing contracts         - Ensuring the GDPR requirements for a company's Chief Privacy Officer are being met         - Reviewing privacy and data policies         - Consulting with legal counsel
When the GDPR comes into place, it will apply to companies that have an establishment in the EU or that engage in data processing activities. Th…