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7th May 2012

First Song Ever To Be Premiered Simultaneously In Space And On Earth

astronaut cadet orbyA new partnership between CBC Music, the Coalition for Music Education and the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) will take the annual Music Monday celebration of music education to new heights – with a little help from Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield. A veteran of two space shuttle missions, Hadfield is scheduled to blast off this December for a six-month mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS), during which he will become the commander of the spacecraft – a first for any Canadian. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th May 2012

Ubisoft Launches Assassin’s Creed III Unite To Unlock Campaign

ubisoft canadaGet a sneak peek into the world of Assassin’s Creed III and the game’s new hero, Connor, as he hunts his prey through the snowy frontier of Colonial America.  Gamers can channel their collective excitement for Assassin’s Creed III to band together in a valiant effort to unlock the world gameplay premier of Assassin’s Creed III in the Unite to Unlock campaign. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th May 2012

Cineplex Entertainment to Open New Theatre in Sarnia

cineplexCineplex Entertainment has announced plans to build a new movie theatre in Sarnia. The 31,000 square foot Galaxy Cinemas Sarnia will feature eight auditoriums and approximately 1,600 stadium seats. Located at Lambton Mall (Lambton Mall Road and Exmouth Street), the theatre is scheduled to open in spring 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th May 2012

Sweet Tooth Secures $2.25M in Seed Financing

sweet tooth rewardsSweet Tooth Inc., a Waterloo-based developer of eCommerce customer loyalty software, has secured $2.25 million in funding. Of this, a total of $1.5 million in seed financing will come from OMERS Ventures, the Ontario government funded MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund (IAF) and Points International. An additional $750,000 is forthcoming from other sources. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th May 2012

New 411.ca Makes Finding the Best Local Businesses Even Faster and Easier

411.ca411.ca, Canada’s Local Search Engine, re-launched today with great new features for advertisers and users. Advertisers will see a completely revamped Advertiser Centre. At a glance, business owners can now see their ad as it appears in search results as well as the number of times it has been viewed over the past 30, 60, 90 or 180 days. They can also send messages-such as announcements about a sale or special event-to 411.ca users and pick which review to highlight on their ad. All this in addition to existing features like direct access to edit their info, add logos and photos or request reviews from customers. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th May 2012

GTA Students Craft Their Vision for the Digital Society at CareerMash Youth Tech Jam

career mashMore than 250 high school students from across the Greater Toronto area (GTA) will discuss and select the most innovative ideas for how digital technologies can help solve some of the world’s greatest issues at the CareerMash Youth Tech Jam. The unique student tech event will be held at the Ontario Science Centre Friday, May 11 from 10:30 am to 1 pm. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th May 2012

FedDev Ontario Invests In The Next 36

Government of CanadaWladyslaw Lizon, Member of Parliament for Mississauga East-Cooksville, on behalf of the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), today announced a contribution of up to $787,500 for The Next 36 that will provide graduates in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) with the skills and support they need to start their own businesses. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th May 2012

Three Ottawa-Area Software Companies Get Federal Investment Support

Government of CanadaThe Honourable Gordon O’Connor, Minister of State and Member of Parliament for Carleton-Mississippi Mills, on behalf of the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), has announced an investment of up to $1,947,250 that will help three Ottawa-area start-up businesses get their innovative products and ideas to market faster, and create jobs and economic growth in southern Ontario. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th May 2012

YummyMummyClub and Metro Newspapers Partner to Bring Family Content to Readers on the Go

mini-orbyMetro readers across Canada will be privy to a fresh and fabulous new family section powered by Erica Ehm’s YummyMummyClub.ca (YMC). The partnership between Canada’s number one free daily newspaper and YMC, a celebrated web magazine for modern mothers, comes on the heels of YMC’s re-launch. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th May 2012

DMTI Announces Jesse Hirsh as Keynote Speaker for Expedition 2012

dmti spatialDMTI Spatial Inc. (DMTI), a Markham-based provider of Location Intelligence solutions, has announced technology strategist Jesse Hirsh as its keynote speaker at Expedition 2012. Expedition, the industry’s leading Location Intelligence conference, occurs June 12, 2012 at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto. Read the rest of this entry »

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