Canada’s technology industry has chosen a mascot for its latest campaign to poach Silicon Valley talent. His name is Donald Trump.
Sortable, an advertising startup, has been running Facebook ads featuring a photo of The Donald with the tagline: “Thinking of moving to Canada? Sortable is hiring.” Next week, a group of Canadian mayors, keen to attract top people and reverse a brain drain, will visit California to tout Canada’s growing tech scene. Far too polite to mention the Republican front-runner’s divisive rhetoric, they’ve chosen to accentuate the positive. Read more