Chris Glover MPP, Spadina–Fort York

Government of Ontario

Tech Talks

As the Ontario Critic for Technology Development and Innovation, I have been having conversations with various entrepreneurs, local start-ups and IT professionals to learn how the Provincial Government can improve the climate for technology and innovation in Ontario.

TechTalk 1: Divergence

  • In the future, will your therapist send you home with a portable EEG? Can modifying your brainwaves improve your mental health? Divergence is working on it.

TechTalk 2: Vaccine Finder App

  • Want to know where to get vaccinated?
    Just ask the app Ashish and Zain created - they did in three hours what the Ontario government couldn't do in a year.

TechTalk 3: Hypha Worker Co-operative

  • Tech workers - Would you want to work in a start-up where decisions are made democratically and everyone has an equal ownership share?
    Maybe a worker co-op is the right place for you.

TechTalk 4: Research and Innovation at York University

  • Wheelchairs controlled with eye movement? Wigs designed by artificial intelligence? Join me for this discussion with representatives from York University's Research and Innovation Centre.

TechTalk 5: Tech Masters

  • From startup to enterprise, Ahmad Nassri discusses how he navigated the world of tech as a newcomer to Canada and making Ontario a global tech leader.

TeckTalk 6: Using Seismic Data to Measure the Effectiveness of Lockdowns

  • In this episode, I speak to a grade 9 student who has used seismic data to measure the effectiveness of lockdowns.

TechTalk 7: QR Codes for Contact Tracing

  • Could this app prevent the next pandemic and even the seasonal flu? Enjoy this interview with Chris Gale and special guest host Dini Petty.

TechTalk 8: Toronto Global

  • Can cold calls attract tech companies? Stephen Lund from Toronto Global promotes growth in Ontario's tech ecosystem.

TechTalk 9: Saving Lives with Sound

  • Can changing the sounds of medical alarms actually save lives? I sit down with Professor Michael Schutz from McMaster University.