The National Post: Tech firms eye oil's talent


The oil and gas industry's bane could be a boon for another industry, at least on the job front. For years, Calgary's fledgling technology sector has fought an uphill battle against the dominant oil and gas companies for top talent. If the royalty hikes announced by the Alberta government last week translate into cutbacks and layoffs in the energy industry as predicted, Calgary's technology companies appear ready and more than willing to step in and scoop up top performers. More