Ontario, Waterloo universities, RIM partner to help laid-off tech workers

August 14, 2012

The Ontario government announced Monday it is partnering with Research in Motion, Communitech, the University of Waterloo, and Wilfrid Laurier University to help laid-off technology workers in Waterloo get the advice, training, and support they need to continue their careers in Ontario. The plan includes adding spaces in entrepreneurship and business programs at uWaterloo and WLU to help laid-off workers develop skills to launch their own businesses, especially in technology. Ontario News Release | Globe and Mail