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6th December 2011

Last Call For Entries In Staples Canada Recycle for Education Computer Lab Contest

staples canadaTime is winding down as eco-responsible schools have only two weeks left to enter the Staples Canada Recycle for Education Computer Lab Contest for a chance to win one of 20 computer labs valued at $25,000 each. Over 100 entries have been received so far, meaning there are still very good odds for schools that enter. Entries will be accepted only until December 16, 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

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6th December 2011

Nancy Baron Gives 3.915 Million Gift to Empower Canadian Girls

Canadian Women's FoundationThe Canadian Women’s Foundation, an organization dedicated to empowering women and girls, is thrilled to announce a $3.915 million donation over the next four years from Nancy Baron through The W. Garfield Weston Foundation. This gift will allow the Canadian Women’s Foundation to establish a fund for programs that mentor girls. Read the rest of this entry »

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6th December 2011

New Online Advertising Guidance Sets Out Restrictions For Tracking

Government of CanadaAdvertisers who use targeted online ads need to be upfront with Canadians about what they’re doing and must make it easy for people to say No to being tracked, says Privacy Commissioner of Canada Jennifer Stoddart, who launched new guidelines today on online behavioural advertising. The new guidelines also set out restrictions on the tracking of children and tracking technologies that people can’t turn off.  Behavioural advertising involves tracking consumers’ online activities over time, in order to deliver advertisements that are targeted to their inferred interests.   Read the rest of this entry »

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6th December 2011

CD Howe Report Highlights Best and Worst Provinces for Business Investment

C. D. Howe InstituteRobust business investment in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Newfoundland and Labrador continues to outstrip the poor performances of other provinces, according to a report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In “The Retooling Challenge: Canada’s Struggle to Close the Capital Investment Gap (PDF),” authors Colin Busby and William B.P. Robson find that new capital spending on tools for Canadian workers, in the form of machinery, equipment or buildings, still lags that in the United States and other major developed countries. While Canada narrowed the gap in the late 2000s, preliminary figures for 2010 and 2011 suggest that Canada is slipping again. Considering the outsized contributions of the three resource-based provinces to the national performance, other provinces clearly need to raise their game. Read the rest of this entry »

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6th December 2011

DHX Media Announces Sales to Asian Broadcasters

dhx mediaChildren’s entertainment creator DHX Media Ltd. has signed a raft of deals from its library of kids TV series with broadcasters in Asia as it prepares to attend this year’s Asia Television Forum. Read the rest of this entry »

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6th December 2011

20-20 Technologies Announces Tablet Edition of Space Planning Software

20-20 Technologies3D interior design and furniture manufacturing software developer 20-20 Technologies Inc. has introduced the 20-20 Icovia Tablet Edition, a mobile companion application to the existing popular online interior space planning solution for retailers, manufacturers, interior designers and their customers. The first release of the Tablet Edition is already in use by Living Spaces Furniture, a Furniture Today Top 100 retailer. Read the rest of this entry »

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6th December 2011

SOCAN Appears at Supreme Court Hearing on Music Copyright

socanSOCAN is appearing before the Supreme Court of Canada today and tomorrow to represent the interests of its members, Canadian music creators and publishers, in three copyright cases related to the use of music on the internet by large telecommunications and broadcasting corporations. Read the rest of this entry »

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6th December 2011

Moment Factory To Create Multimedia Display for Super Bowl Halftime Show

moment factoryCanadian new media and entertainment studio Moment Factory is proud to announce its collaboration with multiple Grammy Award winning pop legend Madonna and Cirque du Soleil during her live performance at Super Bowl XLVI on February 5th. Moment Factory is world-renowned for its use of technology and art to develop remarkable experiences that draw audiences to live performances, special events, brand activations, museums, interior commercial spaces and urban landscapes. Read the rest of this entry »

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6th December 2011

Just Dance 3 Now Available For PlayStation3 Move

ubisoft canadaUbisoft® has announced that Just Dance® 3 is now available for PlayStation®Move for PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. The third game in the multimillion-selling Just Dance franchise was made available for Kinect™ for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and the Wii™ system from Nintendo back in October. Developed by Ubisoft Paris and Ubisoft Montreal, Just Dance 3 is rated E10+ and is available at retail locations and online at the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price of $39.99. Read the rest of this entry »

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6th December 2011

Teradici and Imprivata Deliver Strong Authentication Solution for PCoIP Zero Clients

TeradiciPC-over-IP® protocol developer Teradici and healthcare access management service provider Imprivata have announced the availability of a joint solution that delivers strong authentication as well as single sign-on access from PCoIP zero clients. The solution, which combines Teradici PCoIP® Firmware release 3.5.0 and Imprivata OneSign® Virtual Desktop Access with VMware View™, is compatible with a broad range of access cards and ID badges and provides PCoIP zero client users with fast and secure access to their roaming desktops from any location with a simple tap of their badge. Read the rest of this entry »

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