28th May 2013

Talent INC Canada Expands Toronto Faculty

mini-orbyMarcel Stewart, a respected arts educator, has joined the Talent INC Canada team to help prepare young actors for audition and networking opportunities. Marcel specializes in training youth for professional careers in the entertainment industry and comes to Talent INC with an extensive following. An up and coming actor, playwright, and arts-educator, Marcel performed in the Dora Award nominated production of Macbeth for the Classical Theatre Project, and the George F. Walker play Theatre of the Film Noir for Atlas Stage Canada,which toured throughout Poland and Austria in the fall of 2008. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th May 2013

CATAAlliance: What Can Canada Learn From The U.K.’s G-Cloud First policy?

CATACanadian high tech association CATAAlliance has launched an advocacy Campaign to make it easier for ICT suppliers – particularly SMEs – to do business with Government through adopting a more efficient and simpler G-Cloud Store procurement model. The Campaign, known as G-Cloud First for Canada, would help govern the procurement of new or existing services, and it would require public sector organizations to consider and fully evaluate potential Cloud solutions first – before they consider any other option. CATAAlliance cited the U.K., as model for government modernization, and has taken the initiative to invite U.K. thought leaders to share their best practices with officials at Shared Services Canada (SSC), the Canadian department mandated to transform the delivery of services to citizens. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th May 2013

Bedlam Rules On Photo Day For Thinking Skills Club

mini-orbyThe kids rush into the Palmerston Avenue School library in Toronto after school. “Are the T-shirts in?” they ask. A box of red, blue, orange and purple shirts with white mice on them, one thinking about pie and one thinking about pi, answers their question. It’s photo day at school, and the Thinking Skills Club gets its moment beside soccer, chess and Ultimate Frisbee. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th May 2013

Wild Apricot Releases Two Online Payment Provider Selection Resources

wild apricotWhile many small organizations collect payments mainly through cash or checks, offering online payments can provide a number of advantages to these organizations and their supporters. But since there are a multitude of online payment service providers, membership management software provider Wild Apricot has developed two new resources to help. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th May 2013

Nexonia Expense Reports Integrates Google Maps With Automated Mileage Rates

nexoniaToronto developer Nexonia has announced integration between its Expense Reports solution and Google Maps for better mileage reporting. Thanks to this seamless integration, when creating a mileage line within an expense report Nexonia users will have a map automatically generated. The distance and mileage rate are also provided automatically. Map generation is available on both web and mobile applications (iOS, Android and BlackBerry 10) and the employee can also edit the distance calculated by Google. Nexonia supports optional odometer tracking, built right into their web and mobile apps. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th May 2013

Johnny Calm Returns To Apple Exclusively For iPad In Super Waves Survivor

renown entertainmentHelp castaway hero Johnny Calm battle for survival and sanity against hordes of vicious sea creatures and ocean hazards in the re-imagined Super Waves Survivor for iPad. Apple users receive the premium version of this game featuring remastered HD sprites, enhanced physics, all new menu system, additional gameplay features, and numerous improvements. Starting in a rowboat with an oar, the rules are simple: move, jump, attack and crush enemies Mario style while staying ahead of the hungry shark with a case of the nom-nom-noms! Johnny can also earn treasures from mermaids and collect golden coins to employ crazy super moves and upgrades. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th May 2013

MiGS Announces Call For Speakers

MIGSThe 10th Montreal International Game Summit (MIGS) will take place on the 11 – 12 of November 2013 at the Palais de Congres in Montreal. Over the course of these 10 years, MIGS has become the most important event dedicated to professionals, in Canada and the east-coast of the United States. MIGS offers high quality content, opportunities for networking and business development with major industry players as well as a busy area of exposure. To celebrate its 10th anniversary, nearly 2000 attendees from around the world are expected to attend. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th May 2013

Two International Distinctions For TFO Educational Apps

TFOAppolicious, named “the most useful of the app search engines,” by the New York Times, along with its educational ranking website, appoLearning, have named two applications by Le Groupe Média TFO: Mini TFO and La Cible, as Top-5 ‘best in class.’  These recognitions place TFO, a multiplatform digital content company, among world leaders in education, where it stands out as the only Canadian producer in any of the French-language categories. The appoLearning website lets parents know which educational apps they should encourage their kids to use, while also detailing the skills that are taught within each recommended application. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th May 2013

Vancouver Animation School Names Industry Experts To Founding Program Advisory Committee

vancouver animation schoolVancouver Animation School has announced today the launch of its program advisory committee (PAC). The new committee will be directly providing feedback to ensure that the school and curriculum remains cutting edge and applicable to the rapidly changing needs of the animation industry. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th May 2013

Dark House Films Announces New Indie Films

dark house filmsDark House Films, Inc. has announced two independent feature films from director Manuel H. Da Silva (The Unleashed, Cycle of Fear: There is No End) – Hush Now and Ingress. Ingress is Da Silva’s third film, based on the screenplay by Diane DaSilva and L. A. Lopes and produced by Diane Da Silva (The Unleashed). Director of Photography: Jay Guerriere (The Unleashed). Hush Now is his fourth film. Produced by Diane Da Silva, Hush Now was co-written by Craig Stewart and Jessica Toombs. Read the rest of this entry »

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