Jayson Hilchie
Jayson Hilchie is the President & CEO of the Entertainment Software Association of Canada (ESAC). ESAC is the voice of the Canadian computer and video game industry which employs over 20,000 people and contributes $3 billion to Canada's GDP each year. Jayson previously worked to attract investment in the video game sector in Nova Scotia.

Entries by Jayson Hilchie

Attracting Foreign-Born Talent Can Take Canada's Tech Sector Global

(1) Comments | Posted October 25, 2016 | 11:42 AM

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A player plays the video game Assassin's Creed Syndicat, developed by Ubisoft. (Photo: Chesnot/Getty Images)

Canada is known the world over for making blockbuster video games such as FIFA, Assassins Creed, Skylanders, Deus Ex and many others that would not have been...

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Playing For The Future: How Video Games Are Leading Innovation

(0) Comments | Posted May 19, 2016 | 2:28 PM

Canada has a long history as an innovation nation and in keeping with this tradition, the federal government's new focus on making innovation a visible and central priority is most welcomed. The renaming of a federal department and the appointment of a Minister responsible for innovation are just the first...

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