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24th February 2013

Minister Clement Speed Dates for International Open Data Day And Discusses Red Tape

Government of CanadaThe Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board, celebrated International Open Data Day yesterday by participating in a Speed Dating session with Vancouver Open Data developers and city officials. International Open Data Day is a Canadian-inspired event created by Vancouver-based Open Data speaker and public policy entrepreneur, David Eaves. The event, which this year was celebrated in over 90 cities around the world, brought together Open Data enthusiasts to brainstorm about how to turn raw, government data into user-friendly applications. Read the rest of this entry »

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24th February 2013

Rainmaker Entertainment Announces Dismissal of Lawsuit

RainmakerRainmaker Entertainment Inc. announced Friday the dismissal of a lawsuit in respect of alleged profit participation rights on the film Escape from Planet Earth, which was released in theatres on February 15th. Rainmaker and a subsidiary had been named as defendants, along with a number of other parties, in a suit filed in the New York Supreme Court. Rainmaker had previously obtained an indemnity from the copyright owner and the distributor of the film. On February 20, 2013, a Stipulation of Discontinuance was filed with the New York Supreme Court dismissing the litigation against all named parties and a mutual release was executed.

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24th February 2013

Canadian Government To Promote Digital Economy At Mobile World Congress

Government of CanadaThe Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of Industry, will be representing Canada at the Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona, Spain from February 24 to 26, 2013. The Minister will promote Canada as an attractive destination for foreign investment, champion the world-class capabilities of Canadian companies and underscore the concrete actions that the Harper Government has taken to position Canada as a leading digital economy. Read the rest of this entry »

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24th February 2013

2013 ACTRA Toronto Award Winners Announced

actra-torontoACTRA Toronto is pleased to announce the winners of the 11th Annual ACTRA Awards in Toronto, which were presented last evening at The Carlu. The gala evening was hosted by Elvira Kurt with live music by multiple Maple Blues nominee, Shakura S’Aida. The ACTRA Awards in Toronto recognize outstanding performances by ACTRA Toronto members. Awards host presented ACTRA Toronto’s 2013 Award of Excellence to Shirley Douglas, honouring her lifetime of acting and activism. Read the rest of this entry »

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