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28th August 2013

Nintendo Announces Exciting New Holiday Bundles For 2013

Nintendo CanadaNintendo has outlined a campaign that will offer consumers unprecedented levels of value and variety this holiday season. Gamers can look forward to the following great deals from Nintendo for the Fall and Winter season in 2013: Read the rest of this entry »

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28th August 2013

Merging Media Pitch 360 Competition Sends Out Call For Entries To Western Region

merging mediaVia Merging Media: Heads Up, Cross-media Producers! Do you have a killer cross-media or transmedia project in development? For the first time, the annual Merging Media Pitch 360 Competition this year is open to all Western Regions – British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Enter your latest cross-media project NOW until September 30th for your chance to win a cool $10,000 Cash Development Prize! Inter-Provincial applications are also eligible, where the majority co-applicant is from the Western Region. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th August 2013

EY Survey Names Canada As A Top 5 Country For Entrepreneurship

Ernst & YoungScoring consistently high on nearly all categories of the entrepreneurial environment, Canada ranks among the top five countries in the EY G20 Entrepreneurship Barometer 2013, which was released today. The EY G20 Entrepreneurship Barometer 2013 introduces a model for scoring countries across the five pillars of entrepreneurship. The purpose of this model is to help identify areas of relative strength by country and where opportunities for improvement lie. The model is composed of qualitative information (from our survey of more than 1,500 entrepreneurs) and quantitative data based upon entrepreneurial conditions across the G20 economies. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th August 2013

Real Gangsters Wins Best Picture At Action On Film International Film Festival

movie orbyFrank D’Angelo‘s first movie production – Real Gangsters, a star-filled mob film – continues to receive accolades by picking up four more awards this past weekend at the ‘Action on Film International Film Festival’ in Pasadena California, including Best Teleplay, Best Screenplay, Best Soundtrack and Best Picture. The film was nominated for a total eight awards including Best Supporting Actress for Margot Kidder’s role. The film has now won awards at two consecutive film festivals, most recently winning best Canadian movie at the Italian Contemporary Film Festival in Toronto. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th August 2013

UrtheCast Announces Key Hardware Component Installed On International Space Station

urthecastVancouver’s UrtheCast Corp. is pleased to announce that Roscosmos has successfully installed the Bi-axial Pointing Platform (BPP) on the Russian module of the International Space Station (ISS). The BPP is the structure to which the UrtheCast cameras will be attached. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th August 2013

Paymobile Wins Exclusive Canadian Rights to Angry Birds Prepaid Visa Card

paymobilePaymobile, an Ontario-based  mobile financial services company and developer of the leading white label mobile wallet solution today announced its partnership with Finnish global entertainment company Rovio Entertainment, for an Angry Birds prepaid Visa card for Canadians. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th August 2013

Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag Naval and Fort Commented Walkthrough

ubisoft canadaThe latest Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag walkthrough video from Ubisoft showcases the new, exciting naval fort gameplay. The walkthrough opens with our new hero, Edward Kenway and his companion Adewale as they discuss the “country called Jackdaw” before diving into the thrilling excitement of a fort raid from sea. The gameplay includes commentary from game director Ashraf Ismail. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th August 2013

New Season Of Archer Charms The Pants Off The Fred At Night Lineup On Teletoon At Night

teletoonTeletoon At Night is upping the ante on Thursday nights as the Fred at Night programming block moves to Thursdays starting September 5 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Fred at Night’s heavy-hitting lineup premieres with Season 9 of Futurama at 9 p.m. ET/PT, classic Family Guy episodes at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, new episodes of Seth Green’s brainchild Robot Chicken at 10 p.m. ET/PT, a brand new season of the cult hit animated spy series Archer at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT and Season 2 of TELETOON Original Series Fugget About It at 11 p.m. ET/PT. Read the rest of this entry »

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26th August 2013

Desire2Learn Launches Edge Challenge 2013

desire2learnMontreal-based eXploranceTo help channel the innovation shaping the face of education, Desire2Learn today kicked off the Desire2Learn Edge Challenge 2013 by announcing a $10,000 grand prize for the best custom-built application that improves the education experience for teachers, students or administrators. The Desire2Learn Edge Challenge is a development competition for post-secondary students to create a mobile, web or desktop application that enhances the experience of students, instructors or administrators in an educational context. Participants work in teams to create real-world solutions that will shape the future of education. Read the rest of this entry »

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26th August 2013

Headliners Announced For 14th Annual Canadian Comedy Awards Festival

Canadian Comedy AwardsThe Canadian Comedy Foundation for Excellence is pleased to announce that Alan Thicke, Tom Green, This is That, Jeremy Hotz and Harland Williams are among many great Canadian talents scheduled to appear at the the 14th Annual Canadian Comedy Awards Festival taking place in Ottawa from October 3-6, 2013 at four different venues across the city. Festivities will kick off on Thursday, October 3rd with a special live episode of Best Radio Program/Clip nominee CBC’s This is That featuring Pat Kelly and Peter Oldring in the studio space at Centrepointe Theatre. Read the rest of this entry »

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