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21st June 2012

Facing History And Ourselves Creates Canadian Aboriginal Languages Educational Resource

facing history and ourselvesFacing History and Ourselves is creating an educational resource for teachers and students that explores the effects of lost and endangered languages on aboriginal identity, culture, and community. This guide will help young people understand the impact of individual choices in building an inclusive society and empower them to be active, ethical citizens in their schools and communities. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st June 2012

CRTC Approves Purchase Of Saskatchewan Communications Network

CRTCThe Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) approved Rogers Broadcasting Limited’s purchase of the Saskatchewan Communications Network (SCN), an educational television service, from Bluepoint Investment Inc. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st June 2012

e-Radio Sets The Stage For Coast-to-Coast Transcontinental SmartGrid Communications Network

mini-orbyToday e-Radio Inc. had the rare honour of being invited to “the hill” in Ottawa to present a media event and real-time demonstration of its FM radio-based smart communications solutions ideally suited to the energy and automotive sectors. By combining the reach of the Canadian broadcasting industry and Public Radio Satellite System (PRSS) in the US, e-Radio enabled FM-RDS technology has the potential to communicate with over 300 million people and their devices in two countries in about two seconds. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st June 2012

Mindr Mobile And National Council of Women of Canada Partner On Smartphone App

mini-orbyThe National Council of Women of Canada (NCWC) has approved an affinity partnership with Waterloo-based Mindr Mobile to offer a Smartphone application aimed to improve safety of women and others who use it. Council members saw demonstrations and gave feedback on the app at the NCWC’s 119th annual meeting in Ottawa. “We Can Change Minds” was the theme of the meeting. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st June 2012

Metro Toronto Convention Centre to Offer Free Attendee Internet Access

MTCCThe Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) has announced that they will now be providing free wireless Internet access to enhance the experience of event attendees.  This is just one of many technological upgrades being addressed by the Centre as they undergo a major renovation project to modernize the Centre and upgrade customer service. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st June 2012

GENBAND Selects New Location for Ottawa Facility

genbandIP infrastructure and application solutions developer GENBAND has signed a new long-term lease in Ottawa for its Canadian R&D Center of Excellence, which will be located at 500 Palladium Drive, in the heart of Kanata and Ottawa’s High-Tech park area. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st June 2012

Video Games in Canada Report Now Available From Research And Markets

research and marketsDublin’s Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Video Games in Canada” report to their list of publications. The Video Games in Canada report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level. It provides the latest retail sales data 2006-2010, allowing you to identify the sectors driving growth. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st June 2012

Roadhouse Interactive Acquires The Embassy

roadhouse interactiveVancouver online and social game developer Roadhouse Interactive Ltd. has acquired Facebook and iOS game developer The Embassy Interactive, also based in Vancouver. The acquisition will further strengthen Roadhouse’s development capabilities and enable the company to quickly expand its roster of projects which currently includes Family Guy Online™ and MechWarrior Tactics™. The Embassy Interactive was founded in 2008 and has developed several social games including UFC® Undisputed™ Fight Nation for Facebook, and Tangram Puzzle Pro for iPhone, an original IP that reached #2 in US iTunes downloads.
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21st June 2012

Final 25 Named For BCIC New Ventures Competition

BCIC New Ventures CompetitionBCICNew Ventures has named the 25 companies moving on to Round 3 of its competition. These companies will now be paired up with team mentors and will participate in the mentors’ panels and seminars. The Round 3 submission deadline is August 8th and the top 10 companies moving on to Round 4 will be announced on September 4th. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st June 2012

Fans Select Claude Giroux As EA Sports NHL 13 Cover Athlete

Electronic Arts Inc. and NHL.com announced yesterday during the live broadcast of the 2012 NHL AwardsTM that Philadelphia Flyers forward Claude Giroux has been selected by fans as the EA Sports NHL®13 cover athlete. Giroux beat Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne in the final of the first ever EA Sports NHL® Cover Vote campaign by less than a one percent margin, in what was the closest matchup of the entire campaign. NHL 13 will be available on September 11, 2012 in North America and September 14, 2012 in Europe. Read the rest of this entry »

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