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Visits Vancouver: Trudeau and Shahrzad Rafati

visits vancouver: 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, according to Vancouver Courier. He also cited the federal government's investments in education and research as reasons for success in Canadian companies and startups. Trudeau was the first keynote speaker at the four-day conference, called Collision, which is being held in Canada for the first time.article continues below Trending Stories Here's how much Trans Link fares are going up in Metro Vancouver on July 1 Team Trudeau' visits Vancouver to announce 15.7-billion Coast Guard plan Granville Island to implement new pay parking system on June 1Teenie Bikini Bistro servers in swimsuits coming to B.C. 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. Access to talent obviously comes from immigration and it comes from training young and educating Canadians right, said Trudeau. As we see anxieties and worries around the world, Canadians know that we get more resilient communities, we get better solutions, we get better innovations, when we bring in people from all around the world, Trudeau said. He said while many countries including the U.S. are closing themselves off more to immigration, Canada is staying open. ( As reported in the news.