BlackBerry opens self-driving car research centre in Ottawa

OTTAWA—John Chen, Executive Chairman and CEO of BlackBerry Ltd., was joined by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau this morning to unveil the BlackBerry QNX Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Centre (AVIC).

“With the opening of its innovation centre in Ottawa, BlackBerry is helping to establish our country as the global leader in software and security for connected car and autonomous vehicle development,” said Trudeau. “This centre will create great middle-class jobs for Canadians, new opportunities for recent university graduates, and further position Canada as a global hub for innovation.”


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