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13th November 2012

Google Canada And Communitech Collaborate To Support Canadian Start-Ups

google canadacommunitechGoogle Canada and Communitech have announced a partnership to help mentor and grow a new generation of successful Canadian-led technology companies. As part of today’s announcement, Google Canada and Communitech will be opening a new digital collaboration space, as a place for mentoring and hosting start-ups in the early stages of their involvement with Communitech’s Hyperdrive initiative. Located adjacent to both the Hyperdrive and Google Kitchener-Waterloo offices, this new space will be used in part to connect startups to Google’s Global Entrepreneurial Network and Google Developer Network, as well as to startup initiatives around the world. Read the rest of this entry »

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13th November 2012

CBC Television Launches 2013 Winter Schedule

CBCCBC has announced its 2013 winter broadcast season, showcasing a brand new Canadian one-hour crime drama and a roster of home grown hits. With buzz-worthy new programming and some fresh new faces, combined with and a strong slate of established Canadian favourites, CBC Television offers a dynamic and entertaining line-up this winter season. Read the rest of this entry »

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13th November 2012

CRTC Invites Canadians To Join Online Discussion Regarding Wireless Code

CRTCThe Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has launched an online discussion to facilitate broader discussion among Canadians on a new code for wireless services, such as cellphones and other personal mobile devices. This discussion is part of a proceeding that will include a public hearing beginning on February 11, 2013, in Gatineau, Quebec. Read the rest of this entry »

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13th November 2012

Learning History Through Filmmaking

Canada's HistoryWhat do you get for your 145th birthday?  How about a fresh young take on Canada.  Every year, more than 110,000 students showcase their history projects at Heritage Fairs across the country.  Canada’s History Society along with Great-West Life and the Department of Canadian Heritage through the Take Charge program, encouraged students across Canada to film and re-enact historical milestones that mattered most to them and their community.  Through Canada’s History Young Citizens program, two hundred students embraced the challenge and brought history in their towns and cities to life through filmmaking. Read the rest of this entry »

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13th November 2012

Michel Roy To Stay On As Chairman Of Telefilm Canada Board

Telefilm CanadaThe Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, has announced that the federal government has renewed Michel Roy’s mandate as Chair of Telefilm Canada‘s Board for five years. Read the rest of this entry »

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13th November 2012

Communitech’s HYPERDRIVE Program Casts Wide Net for Startups During Global Entrepreneur Week

communitechCommunitech’s HYPERDRIVE program is hosting startup recruiting events in Vancouver and Toronto this month to encourage applications from some of Canada’s most promising entrepreneurs. The Vancouver event November 14 fittingly coincides with Global Entrepreneur Week which runs until November 18, the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life and drive economic growth. Read the rest of this entry »

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13th November 2012

The End Of The World Begins Today – In Dawn Of Fantasy

reverie world studiosReverie World Studios has announced plans for the imminent expansion event to their flagship MMORTS game – Dawn of Fantasy. Beginning today, this massive expansion event which has been titled The End of the World, promises to greatly enhance the gameplay experience in Dawn of Fantasy’s Online Kingdom. And in Dawn of Fantasy’s best traditions – this expansion event is absolutely free. With fantastic siege combat in a persistent online world environment, players will build; trade; ally and siege with hundreds of other players as they try to rid the world of the Dragon menace. Read the rest of this entry »

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13th November 2012

Sleeping Dogs Content Coming This Holiday Season

United Front GamesThis Holiday Season, Sleeping Dogs players should prepare themselves for a collection of gameplay-extending add-ons, custom character packs and martial arts missions as the six months of add-on content continues. Beginning today, Sleeping Dogs players will be able to download the content-rich Dragon Master Pack, a killer collection of weapons, character upgrades, martial arts moves and missions only previously available individually at pre-order; the Drunken Fist Pack featuring a new fighting style unavailable to the sober man; three new classic outfits and weapons in the Square Enix Character Pack; a trio of tattoos available in the Gangland Style Pack; and the next gameplay-extending add-on pack, the Zodiac Tournament. Read the rest of this entry »

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13th November 2012

Paper Mario Sticker Star Now Available In Canada

Nintendo CanadaNow on sale in Canada is the newest installment of the Paper Mario franchise, which flattens the mustached hero into a two dimensional, paper-thin character and nothing could be more fun. Paper Mario: Sticker Star for the portable Nintendo 3DS introduces a new way for players to solve puzzles and execute attacks using stickers, which are found throughout the game. The colourful game world looks like a shoebox diorama, and takes on a sense of depth in full 3D, without the need for special glasses. Read the rest of this entry »

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13th November 2012

Hip Hop Experience Now Available From Ubisoft

ubisoft canadaUbisoft® has released The Hip Hop Dance Experience, the latest installment in 2011’s second largest dance video game franchise. Rated T for Teen and available at the MSRP of $39.99 for both the Kinect™ for Xbox 360® and the Wii™ system from Nintendo, The Hip Hop Dance Experience is the first authentic hip-hop dance video game. Read the rest of this entry »

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