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Amazon expands Toronto Tech Hub, plans to create 600 jobs

Staff Writer |
Amazon announced an expansion of its Toronto Tech Hub and plans to create 600 new tech jobs in fields including software development, machine learning, cloud computing, digital advertising, and artificial intelligence.

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To accommodate the company's continued growth in Ontario, Amazon has opened a new 113,000 square foot office in Scotia Plaza in downtown Toronto, owned by KingSett Capital and AIMCo.

Amazon currently has more than 800 corporate employees in Toronto, primarily focused on research and software development for customer fulfillment technology, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and Alexa, as well as business development for Amazon Advertising and AWS.

Amazon's Toronto Tech Hub is one of the company's 18 Tech Hubs outside Seattle in North America.

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