This slideshow is designed to show what the ICT and the technology cluster have made possible. All of the new cutting edge and innovative ideas are possible because of the competition and sharing ideas concepts of clusters.
Canada is a significant player in the global ICT industry. Canada's 32,000 ICT companies are gathered in regional clusters that provide critical mass that takes advantage of our educational and research infrastructure. Canadian researchers are connected to Canada's National Research and Innovation Network, CA*net 4, the world's premiere advanced research network, allowing for the exchange of ideas between domestic and international communities of interest, which facilitates innovation and new commercial opportunities. Already, 579,000 skilled Canadian workers generate over $137 billion in revenues for the ICT industry.
This information taken from industry Canada website(http://strategis.ic.gc.ca/epic/site/ict_c-g_tic.nsf/en/home)