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7th March 2013

New i Learn With App To Teach Children About Emotions And Feelings

tribal novaTribal Nova, the developer behind the award winning PBS Kids Play! and Kids’ CBC WonderWorld online learning programs, are proud to announce their latest app, i Learn With Poko: Emotions and Colors!, is now available on the App Store. An important addition to their most awarded i Learn With suite of early childhood education apps, the new i Learn With Poko: Emotions and Colors! app is one of the very few app that teaches young children important social development skills such as emotions, feelings and problem solving with their favorite Kids’ CBC character Poko. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th March 2013

BC Arts Philanthropist Gifts $5m To Emily Carr University To Benefit Future Generations Of Visual Artists

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Michael Audain’s $5-million gift to Emily Carr, through the Audain Foundation for the Visual Arts, will create an enhanced visual arts learning environment offering a studio-based education reflective of the diversity and complexity of contemporary art. The Audain School of Visual Arts will be a cornerstone for the new Emily Carr Great Northern Way Campus. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th March 2013

Nominations Open For Inaugural CDMN Moonshot Awards

CDMNNominations are now open for the Canadian Digital Media Network’s (CDMN) inaugural Moonshot Awards, established to recognize Canadian companies that create jobs and wealth for Canada through innovation in digital media (IT, communications and entertainment [ICE] and mobile). The awards are designed to acknowledge leading companies that contribute to the CDMN moonshot goal—that anyone can do anything online by 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th March 2013

QuickPlay Introduces TVX for Rapid Multiscreen Service Deployment

quickplay mediaQuickPlay Media, a provider of cloud-based managed service solutions for the distribution of premium media to IP-connected devices, has launched TVXSM*, a TV everywhere express solution, giving content and service providers the ability to quickly, easily and cost-effectively introduce multiscreen services, with both VoD and live TV content to their customers. As an “off the shelf” solution, TVX enables content and service providers to roll-out a branded and configurable multiscreen offering in as little as 90 days, at a fraction of the cost of building it in house. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th March 2013

Rivals At War New From Hothead Games

Hothead GamesTake up your positions and prepare to annihilate the enemy in Hothead Games‘ newest mobile game Rivals at War, available now as a free downlaod on iOS and Android devices. Rivals at War invites players to assemble and train a team of elite combat soldiers and conquer enemy forces from around the world. Players recruit and equip their soldiers through a series of skill upgrades and tactics to ensure they have the best strategy for each battle. Taking a Command view of the battlefield, players can cycle through individual soldier cams as their crack team fights for victory in stunning 3D graphic simulations. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th March 2013

BattleGoat Announces Supreme Ruler 1936

battlegoat studiosBattleGoat Studios has reoccupied the Rhineland with their announcement of Supreme Ruler 1936. In Supreme Ruler 1936, players will be able to embark on the road to war in many different ways.  Economic, scientific, and diplomatic challenges will certainly influence the ability of their nation to impose its will on the world.  Meanwhile military buildups and escalating tensions throughout the world continue, as some nations flex their military might seeking to expand their territories, while others pursue peaceful and isolationist policies in hopes of avoiding a second world war. This historical real time strategy game for Windows based PCs is scheduled for release in Q4, 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th March 2013

Canadian Government Takes Steps to Boost Canada’s Film and Television Production

Government of CanadaOn behalf of the Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, Paul Calandra, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Member of Parliament (Oak Ridges-Markham), has announced the implementation of Canada’s policy on coproductions. The new policy takes steps to deepen Canada’s audiovisual production partnerships with markets around the world. Mr. Calandra also announced the continuation of coproduction negotiations with foreign partners. The announcement was made during a speech delivered at the Canadian Media Production Association Prime Time in Ottawa conference. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th March 2013

Ackroo Helps Boost Local Merchant Economies

ackrooLoyalty and rewards technology and services provider Ackroo Inc. has announced that it has been selected by the Downtown Penticton Association (DPA), to launch their Downtown Rewards Program – a loyalty program designed to promote local businesses in downtown Penticton, British Columbia. Under the terms of the commercial agreement Ackroo and its channel partner, Balanced Life Enterprises, will work with the DPA and its business members to deploy the community-based rewards program. The Penticton Downtown Rewards Program is scheduled to launch April 2, 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th March 2013

CTV Orders New Half-Hour Original Comedy Series Spun Out

CTVCTV announced today from the Prime Time in Ottawa conference it has ordered to series the new half-hour Canadian scripted comedy series Spun Out, starring Dave Foley (News Radio, Kids In The Hall), Paul Campbell (Battlestar Galactica), Rebecca Dalton (The L.A. Complex), Al Mukadam (Radio Free Roscoe), Holly Deveaux (Baxter), JP Manoux (Community, ER), and Darcy Michael (Endgame). From Project 10 Productions, CTV’s multi-cam office comedy is created by Jeff Biederman (Life With Derek), Brent Piaskoski (According To Jim) and Brian K. Roberts (Everybody Loves Raymond), and is produced by Andrew Barnsley (Hot Box). CTV has ordered 12 half-hour episodes in addition to the pilot shot last month in Toronto. The series is set to begin production mid- spring. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th March 2013

Game On 2.0 – New Ontario Science Centre Exhibition Explores Gaming History, Technology And Culture

Ontario Science CentreThe world’s largest touring exhibition on the evolution of video games makes its first Canadian appearance at the Ontario Science Centre. With more than 150 playable games, Game On 2.0 charts key game developments from 1962 to the present day; from the very first commercial coin-operated pinball game to the latest in virtual reality, multi-player experiences and 3D video games. This new exhibition runs from March 9 to September 2, 2013 and is free with general admission. Read the rest of this entry »

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