Premier Christy Clark joined Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in celebrating the opening of the Microsoft Canada Excellence Centre in Vancouver. The MCEC is a state-of-the art development facility that will create innovative products for the global market and develop technology talent in British Columbia.
According to Microsoft the MCEC will allow Microsoft’s presence in Vancouver to grow to more than 750 positions. It will inject $90 million in direct investment in the city annually. Across the province, it will have an estimated economic impact of $180 million each year.