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Technology Conference: Shahrzad Rafati and Canadian Companies

technology conference: Organizers are calling the event North America's fastest growing technology conference, and this is the first time it is being held outside the United States, according to CTV. While being interviewed by Shahrzad Rafati, founder and CEO of Canadian entertainment company BroadbandTV Corporation, Trudeau stressed that Canada has become a major source of talent for tech all over the world and that it is attracting entrepreneurs to the country. Trudeau was the first keynote speaker at the four-day conference, called Collision, which is being held in Canada for the first time. He also cited the federal government's investments in education and research as reasons for success in Canadian companies and startups. He said while many countries including the U.S. are closing themselves off more to immigration, Canada is staying open. Access to talent obviously comes from immigration and it comes from training young and educating Canadians right, said Trudeau. ( As reported in the news.