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31st October 2013

Production Begins in Toronto On Movie Central And The Movie Network Original New Comedy Series Sensitive Skin

movie orbyRhombus Media, Corus Entertainment‘s Movie Central, and Bell Media‘s The Movie Network have announced that production is underway on Sensitive Skin, a new series based on the acclaimed BBC program of the same name, with shooting to take place in Toronto over six weeks. Kim Cattrall stars in the bittersweet comedy about 50-somethings and executive produces along with co-star Don McKellar, who directs all six episodes from scripts by Bob Martin. Also announced today are additional cast members including Academy Award®-nominee Elliott Gould (M*A*S*H, Friends, Ray Donovan), Nicolas Wright (White House Down), Gemini Award-winner Colm Feore (The Borgias), Joanna Gleason (Last Vegas), Gemini Award-winner Clé Bennett (FlashPoint), Mary Walsh (This Hour Has 22 Minutes), and Marc-André Grondin (C.R.A.Z.Y.). Read the rest of this entry »

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31st October 2013

Amazon Canada Launches Grocery And Auto Stores

amazonAmazon Canada has launched two new stores – the Grocery and Auto stores, bringing the total of new categories made available to Canadian shoppers in 2013 to fourteen. The Amazon.ca Grocery store features a wide variety of top brands where customers can discover specialty food items that may not be available at every grocery store. The new Auto store features one of Canada’s largest selections of automotive items from key brands such as Camco, Curt, OTC, Schumacher, Battery Tender, and more.  Auto enthusiasts and everyday motorists will find a vast selection of automotive products for any type of vehicle. Read the rest of this entry »

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31st October 2013

Leading Startup Hubs Work With Microsoft To Promote Entrepreneurship In Canada

Microsoft CanadaWorking to help foster Canadian innovation and entrepreneurship, Microsoft Canada has announced formal relationships with three of the country’s leading startup hubs: Launch Academy in Vancouver, Montreal’s Notman House and MaRS Discovery District in Toronto. The relationship is part of Microsoft Ventures, a global initiative to help entrepreneurs build great companies. Working with startups at every stage of maturity, the initiative provides the tools, resources, and expertise startups need to help succeed. Read the rest of this entry »

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30th October 2013

Baldur’s Gate II Enhanced Edition Developers Share New Art And Music

beamdogPrior to Baldur’s Gate II: Enhanced Edition’s release on November 15th, Beamdog, Atari and Overhaul Games have announced the release of concept art for new playable character Hexxat, as well as 12 new screenshots and three new music samples from the game, which you can find on the game’s official ‘media‘ page. The original Baldur’s Gate II: Shadows of Amn, launched in September 2000, quickly becoming the most celebrated Dungeons & Dragons fantasy roleplaying video game of its time. On November 15th, 2013, gamers new and old can experience the epic continuation and conclusion of the Bhaalspawn Saga, with full HD resolution support and area art remastered from the original renders. Read the rest of this entry »

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30th October 2013

Xbox Unveils Colossal Xbox One Console To Celebrate The Biggest Launch In Xbox History

Xbox CanadaEarlier today a larger-than-life Xbox One appeared in downtown Vancouver to kick off the national celebration of the Xbox One launch. By coming together, the Canadian Xbox Live community can power on and unlock incredible one-of-a-kind experiences and rewards by pledging their gamertags to the project known as One Source. Every gamertag pledged will contribute to unlocking these experiences – starting this week in Vancouver. Read the rest of this entry »

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30th October 2013

BMC Labs Now Open For David Cronenberg: Evolution

CFCThe first interactive story experience to generate a physical object, Body/Mind/Change, a TIFF and Canadian Film Centre’s Media Lab (CFC Media Lab) co-production starring David Cronenberg, is now open for adventurers who want to explore the plausible science fiction found in Cronenberg’s films as fact.  Follow the master’s lead on the Body/Mind/Change site to create a next generation bio-tech recommendation engine, called Personal-On-Demand (POD). Body/Mind/Change provides an opportunity for participants to explore the dark landscape where David Cronenberg’s stories live and experience first-hand the emotional steps involved in merging with technology to transform and evolve oneself. Read the rest of this entry »

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30th October 2013

QImaging Launches New optiMOS Scientific CMOS Camera

QImagingSurrey-based QImaging has announced the official launch of its new optiMOS Scientific CMOS (sCMOS) camera for fluorescence microscopy. An alternative to traditional CCD cameras, optiMOS captures fast cellular dynamic events across a larger field of view without compromising sensitivity. optiMOS is suited for a broad range of fluorescence microscopy applications. The camera is ideal for cell biologists using live cell, multicolor fluorescence; biophysicists studying membrane dynamics and protein and lipid trafficking; as well as neuroscientists looking at ion transport such as electrophysiology, calcium imaging and ratiometric imaging. Read the rest of this entry »

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30th October 2013

High Demand For Canada Media Fund French Regional Development And Pre-development Programs

Canada Media FundThe Canada Media Fund has announced that the French Regional Pre-development and Development programs targeted to Québec producers are now closed due to a high number of eligible applications received. The CMF will no longer be accepting applications from applicants who wish to receive funds for their French regional pre-development and development projects. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th October 2013

Point Grey Introduces New Cricket IP Security Cameras

Point GreyCanadian designer and manufacturer of innovative, high-performance digital cameras Point Grey has announced the release of the all new Cricket® IP security camera family. The Cricket IP camera packs exceptional imaging quality and rich IP surveillance features into a low cost, PoE-enabled network camera. The first two available Cricket models offer 720p and 1080p resolutions at 60 fps, using Sony® Exmor® CMOS sensors suitable for challenging low-light conditions and dynamic scenes. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th October 2013

The Entertainment Software Association of Canada Is Looking For A VP – Policy Candidate

ESACThe Entertainment Software Association of Canada is looking for a Vice-President, Policy candidate who could become an expert on video game law and policy within Canada. Reporting to the President & CEO and working within an effective and dynamic team based in Toronto, the Vice-President, Policy will represent the Canadian video game industry through monitoring, analyzing and influencing issues and legislation affecting the industry in Canada and internationally. Read the rest of this entry »

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