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(19-Oct-09) As the London region wrestles with Canada's second-highest jobless rate, one local company is on the verge of the biggest growth spurt in its history.
Info-Tech Research Group is bucking the area's woeful employment trend as it prepares to hire 140 new people, an expansion that underscores the value of high-tech firms in an era of drastic economic upheaval.
"This is going against the grain for what's happening in London, and we're proud of that," said Davin Juusola, the company's vice-president of research and development. "We grew last year and felt this was really a time to push it."