Techopia Year in Review

As Shopify grew, the tech firm entered further into the mainstream and into the scrutiny of the public eye.
Officials from around the country hoping to establish Ottawa as a hub for autonomous vehicles seem to have set the pace car in their efforts: BlackBerry QNX.
Competition to host “HQ2” left Ottawa’s tech sector to speculate about if the city would have a shot – and whether winning would even be a good thing.
The city's main economic development agency evolved over the course of 2017 under new leadership.