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TECHNATION’s many resources and initiatives can be found below, we encourage you to get involved in a way that suits your needs.

Future Workforce Development

Career Ready Wage Subsidies
As part of the Government of Canada’s Student Work Placement Program, Career Ready supports businesses by financing their decision to hire a student for a work-term placement.

CareerFinder Labour Market Information
CareerFinder is Canada’s first real-time labour market intelligence platform that compiles information on emerging skills, salaries, job availability and training resources to help employers and job seekers.

LaunchPad Free Learning Modules
LaunchPad provides employers and students with access to e-learning modules, tools, and resources to enhance the work placement experience.

ADaPT (Advanced Digital and Professional Training)
ADaPT is a work-integrated learning program that addresses the gap between employer needs and graduate skills through intensive training, matching employers with talented and enthusiastic graduates.

Government Relations and Policy

What We Do – Advocacy
TECHNATION undertakes important policy and advocacy work to support and promote the Canadian tech sector.

Roadmap for Sustained Growth in Canada’s Tech Sector
We focus on collaborative efforts with government jurisdictions to provide insight and recommendations regarding digital transformation and modernization.



Canada’s universal healthcare system is a source of national pride and a model admired by other countries around the world. Our Health division provides thought leadership on how we can improve the health of Canadians while building a robust and dynamic digital health ecosystem that can compete on a global scale.

Canadian National Health Interoperability Standards White paper
This white paper recommends best practices for interoperability between healthcare IT systems.

TECHNATION Health Privacy Policy and Security Framework
The management of privacy and security have become priorities for government and business leaders responsible for the protection of sensitive health data and critical health infrastructure.

Health-Focused Committees and Task Forces
TECHNATION’s health-focused committees include the following:

  • Health Advocacy Committee
  • Health Interoperability & Standards Committee
  • Health Membership and Program Development Committee
  • Health Procurement Task Force


TECHNATION Membership Overview
TECHNATION is Canada’s authoritative voice for the tech industry. Learn about membership opportunities and how your organization can get involved.

Benefits of Membership
Discover the benefits of being a TECHNATION member, including advocacy, networking, and professional development opportunities.

Our members represent the best of Canada’s growing tech industry. View the full list of TECHNATION members, from start-ups to large enterprises.


TECHNATION and its members are recognized thought leaders in cybersecurity working directly with the federal government to influence the decisions that will protect Canadians as part of TECHNATION’s Cybersecurity Taskforce, to defining the parameters of the cybersecurity workforce under our AI and Cybersecurity Skills Initiative, and defining the Municipal Cybersecurity Best Practices and podcast series aimed at guiding municipalities nationwide to protect themselves and Canadians.

Cybersecurity Taskforce
This taskforce provides a collaborative platform and ecosystem for thought leadership in cybersecurity to enhance the overall cybersecurity awareness, talent and capability position of Canada.

Cybersecurity Best Practices Advisory Group
This group leads municipal leaders and lead decision makers in developing a set of cybersecurity best practices to protect their digital infrastructure.

Cyber Safe Cities Podcast Series
This podcast series looks at the ways Canadian municipalities can ensure they are cyber safe through discussions with industry experts about best practices and their experience in the cybersecurity field.

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion
TECHNATION hosts a variety of diversity activities and initiatives. Tapping into the supply of well-qualified women, internationally educated professionals, BIPOC, and people with disabilities will go a long way toward addressing current and projected labour shortages in the ICT sector.

Trade Missions
Trade missions form an important element of our business development strategy. Our goal is to help business and tech entrepreneurs conduct business globally and grow their businesses.


We encourage active collaboration and networking through events, programs and meetings that enable participants to learn more about the latest technologies, trends and challenges impacting the Canadian tech sector and our national economy.

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Digital Marketplace

Digital Marketplace
The Digital Marketplace is an open-source business intelligence platform that allows tech-based companies across Canada to register and showcase their areas of specialization and experience.

The Impact of Canada’s Digital Marketplace
Read about the results and impact of the Digital Marketplace.