Coffee Briefing, Oct. 19, 2021 – All the recent tech news; a podcast roundup; and more


Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. Today’s Coffee Briefing is delivered by IT World Canada reporter Pragya Sehgal, with files from the rest of the editorial team!

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Coding For Veterans program now includes spouses and Afghan interpreters

Source: Coding for Veterans

Canada’s Coding For Veterans (C4V) program has expanded this year to include military spouses and family members and, most recently, to support the resettlement of those citizens of Afghanistan who served alongside Canadian troops. It will allow Afghan interpreters who can safely immigrate to Canada to enroll and retrain for tech sector jobs alongside the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members they once served beside.

An intensive 8-month online program offered in partnership with the University of Ottawa, C4V is aimed at harnessing the skills and…

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