TORONTO — Accenture will add 800 new technology jobs in Canada by the end of 2020.The consulting firm says the jobs will be focused on the digital economy and will include designers, data scientists, engineers and analytics-based workers.The positions will predominantly be located in major cities across the country and will join the 5,000 Accenture employees already working in Canada.Accenture is also investing in expanding its apprenticeship program to increase digital-based job opportunities for under-represented communities.The company announced its forthcoming efforts as it unveiled a new innovation hub in Toronto’s financial district that aims to use technology including artificial intelligence and blockchain to solve clients’ challenges.The new Toronto location that employs 300 workers joins a network of 10 hubs that Accenture operates across North America.
Neighbours told how the couple had been in a relationship for several months, following the death of Mr Rough’s first wife from cancer two years ago.The couple were understood to have recently enjoyed a holiday together in the Lake District.Three cars belonging to Mr Rough remained parked on the driveway of his home and neighbours said they understood he also owned an ocean-going boat.Forensic officers were continuing to examine the property, while police were also at Mrs Pattenden’s nearby home in Elgar Avenue, Crowthorne.A spokesman for Thames Valley Police confirmed that the death was being treated as murder but said that the victim had not yet been formally identified.The spokesman said: “Thames Valley Police has launched a murder investigation in Crowthorne, Berkshire,“Police received a call shortly before 11.30pm on Sunday night reporting that a woman had died inside a property in Ellis Road.“A man in his mid-50s was found injured at the property and was taken to hospital with what is believed to be stab wounds where he remains in a critical condition.“Officers attended the property and a woman, aged in her early 50s, was found deceased inside the property. Her next of kin has been informed and are being supported by specially-trained officers.“A scene watch is currently in place in Ellis Road and officers will be conducting inquiries in the area as part of the investigation.”Senior investigating officer, Detective Chief Inspector Ailsa Kent, from Thames Valley Police’s Major Crime Unit, said: “A murder investigation has begun following the discovery of a woman’s body in a house in Crowthorne.“Although we are in the early stages of conducting inquiries, this is thought to have been an isolated incident and it is believed the victim was known to the offender.“I would like to appeal for any witnesses who may have seen or heard anything suspicious in that area at around the time of the incident.“Officers will be present in the area of Ellis Road and anyone who has any information or concerns can approach an officer to speak to them.” Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily Front Page newsletter and new audio briefings. A company director has been arrested in hospital after his girlfriend was found stabbed to death at his home in an upmarket village in Berkshire.The 55-year-old, who runs his own tree surgery and landscaping business, was rushed to hospital suffering from a number of stab wounds and was placed under ‘technical arrest’ by detectives investigating the murder of his 53-year-old partner.Paramedics and police rushed to Michael Rough’s £500,000 detached home in Ellis Close, Crowthorne, following a 999 call.Officers discovered the body of a 53-year-old woman, named locally as Jackie Pattenden, inside the property, along with Mr Rough, who was suffering from stab wounds.He was rushed to the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading, where his condition was described as “critical”.Police are not believed to be looking for anyone else in connection with the double stabbing.Police said that a 55-year-old man had been arrested on suspicion of murder but was under “technical arrest” in hospital.
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