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24th May 2012

New iOS App Gives Canadians Access To Health And Safety Information On The Go

Health and Safety WatchHealth & Safety Watch has introduced a new app for Apple devicesto help Canadians stay on top of recalls, advisories and health warnings. Health & Safety Watch designed the app to provide a simple point of reference for users to check everything from boil water advisories and local disease outbreaks to consumer product and food recalls. Read the rest of this entry »

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24th May 2012

Birks Canadian Diamond Awards Presented At 2012 Cannes Film Festival

birksCanada’s leading luxury jeweller Birks presented the first Birks Canadian Diamond, an award celebrating individuals whose professional accomplishments allow Canada to shine beyond our country’s frontiers, last night during the Cannes Film Festival. The Birks Canadian Diamond’s first recipients, actresses Emily Hampshire and Sarah Gadon, were awarded during Telefilm Canada‘s inaugural Tribute To Canadian Talent press event and reception. Read the rest of this entry »

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24th May 2012

Merlin Entertainments Announces Plans For LEGOLAND Discovery Centre

mini-orbyGlobal leisure giant Merlin Entertainments (Merlin), the world’s second biggest visitor attraction operator, announced today plans to build the company’s first ever attraction in Canada – a $12M LEGOLAND Discovery Centre (LDC).  It will open in spring 2013 at Vaughan Mills, one of the Greater Toronto Area’s (GTA) premier shopping and entertainment destinations, owned and operated by Ivanhoé Cambridge. Read the rest of this entry »

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24th May 2012

Canadian Bollywood Filmmaker Roger Nair Awarded Queen’s Medal For Human Rights Work

movie orbyRoger Nair, a Canadian Filmmaker, (Bollywood as well as Hollywood) was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for his work on Human Rights and attended the Military Muster with Their Royal Highnesses Prince Charles and Camilla along with the Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Loretta Harper at Fort York in Toronto. Read the rest of this entry »

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24th May 2012

Book Launch – Innovation Reinvented: Six Games that Drive Growth

Orby ReadsThe launch of Innovation Reinvented, a book by Roger Miller and Marcel Côté and published by the University of Toronto Press, took place at the École de technologie supérieure at noon today. Innovation is essential for businesses and economies to thrive in the long run, but there is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ strategy for innovating successfully. Read the rest of this entry »

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24th May 2012

Sound of Freedom – Unique Canadian Support Our Troops Fundraising Album

Canadian Forces Personnel and Family Support ServicesThe Canadian Forces Personnel and Family Support Services (CFPFSS) is set to release a fundraising album, Sound of Freedom, on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 (Willow Music / EMI Music Canada). Proceeds from the album will be assigned to the Support Our Troops Fund. The album features a unique collaboration between musician members of the Canadian Forces, and civilian singers featuring Alexandria Beck, Alan Frew, Mark Masri, Luke McMaster and Annie Villeneuve. The band is appropriately titled, MARCH ON. Produced by Glass Tiger’s Sam Reid, Sound of Freedom was recorded largely at the Canadian Forces Central Band Studio in Ottawa and at Newmarket, Ontario’s SlipOne Digital in 2010 and 2011. Full track listing below. Read the rest of this entry »

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24th May 2012

Communitech HYPERDRIVE Joins Global Accelerator Network

communitechPrestige, perks, and powerful partnerships are just a few of the benefits HYPERDRIVE, Communitech’s new tech accelerator, will enjoy as it officially joins the ranks of the influential and innovative organizations that comprise the Global Accelerator Network (GAN). Created in 2010 in conjunction with the White House Startup America Initiative, the Network currently includes most of the top accelerators in the world including TechStars, Excelerate Labs, StartupBootcamp and Springboard. Read the rest of this entry »

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24th May 2012

D-Box Adds Fifth Screen With Cinema West

D-BoxInnovative motion technology developer D-BOX Technologies Inc. announced today the signing of a fifth agreement with Cinema West for the installation of 19 D-BOX MFX Seats at the new Magic Valley 13 cinema in Twin Falls, Idaho. Read the rest of this entry »

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24th May 2012

Wild Games Studio Presents Day One

Wild Game StudioWild Games Studio presents a brand new way to play with Day One. Chose your path and your destiny with new gameplay coming in 2 hour episodes. After you’re done playing the episode, we invite you to send us your suggestions of what you think should happen next, the best ideas will be rewarded and used in the next adventures. Read the rest of this entry »

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24th May 2012

Zombie Ace Takes To The Skies

Hothead GamesJust when we thought the skies were safe, Hothead Games has announced the release of their latest free to download mobile game, Zombie Ace, on the iTunes App Store and coming soon to Google Play. In this adventure, players join the undead air force and fly from Seattle to New York across the United States of America to infect 14 different US cities with the zombie apocalypse. Read the rest of this entry »

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