10th October 2013

Canada Media Fund Focus Groups Resume

Canada Media FundThe Canada Media Fund (CMF) reminds stakeholders that they are invited to attend one of the focus groups that are part of the CMF’s cross-country consultation. Stakeholders can quickly and easily register online.  By registering, stakeholders can help the CMF plan the meetings according to expected attendance. This month, focus groups are being held in Montreal, Ottawa, and in the Eastern provinces. The 2013 consultation tour wraps-up in Iqaluit on November 14th. Please note that the English focus group in Moncton scheduled for October 24 has been cancelled. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th October 2013

Ratrod Studio Launches Drift Mania: Street Outlaws For Mobile Devices

RatRod StudioRatrod Studio Inc. proudly announces the arrival of its latest mobile racing game, Drift Mania: Street Outlaws, on iOS, Android, Windows 8 and Windows Phone. A sequel to the over 25 million player strong Drift Mania franchise, Street Outlaws takes the heat to the streets allowing players to battle and compete in underground drift events based on various world locations. From Japan, where it all began, to the Swiss Alps, Desert Canyons and the steep hills of San Francisco, Street Outlaws will take you to the edge of your seat while drifting around some of the most hazardous roads. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th October 2013

Lost Girl Makes A Fierce Return With Season Four Exclusively On Showcase

Prodigy PicturesShowcase’s ‘fae’mously Canadian original series Lost Girl returns with its highly awaited fourth season on Sunday, November 10 at its new time, 10 p.m. ET/PT. The supernatural series sees Bo (Anna Silk) face new threats as she continues to walk the middle path between Light and Dark fae, while embarking on a mission to unlock the secrets of her origin. Kicking off the 13-episode season of the top-rated, homegrown hit is a pre-show special airing exclusively on Showcase. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th October 2013

Dead Before Dawn 3D Releases Nationally October 30th In 32 Theatres Across Canada

phase 4 filmsPhase 4 Films Inc., in partnership with Cineplex Entertainment’s Front Row Centre Events, is pleased to announce an exclusive one-night presentation of Dead Before Dawn 3D. On Devil’s Night, October 30, 2013, the film will be shown exclusively at 32 Cineplex Entertainment theatres across Canada. Tickets go on sale Friday October 18th at participating theatre box offices, online and on the Cineplex mobile app. Movie-goers will have the chance to win great prizes at each participating theatre. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th October 2013

Review: The Wonderful 101

Nintendo CanadaFor such a potentially awesome game, I had a really difficult time playing The Wonderful 101, a recent release from Platinum Games and Nintendo for the Wii U.The game’s environment is very colourful and full of hiding spots for treasures, enemies and puzzles, a typical Nintendo formula. The premise of the game is that a band of unlikely heroes must save Earth and its citizens from an onslaught of giant mechanical aliens, whose name, by the way, is an acronym puzzle. Teamwork is a necessity for our heroes, as it takes their combined effort to formulate weapons and tools in order to move through the game world. True to form, each hero has his or her own super power, mundane identity and colour, a la Power Rangers – enabling our valiant fighters to form fists, bridges, swords, guns and more. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th October 2013

HootSuite Expands Into Asia Pacific

HootSuiteHootsuite has just announced that Ken Mandel has joined the team as Managing Director of Asia Pacific (APAC). Ken is an experienced sales and digital advertising leader in APAC and he brings a wide range of enterprise innovation and executive leadership experience to HootSuite. Ken is now responsible for HootSuite’s regional growth strategy and rapid expansion with Enterprise customers. Prior to joining HootSuite, Mandel was Managing Director, Salesforce Marketing Cloud for APAC, and before that he was Buddy Media’s first hire in the region. Mandel led Buddy Media’s growth in the region until it was acquired by Salesforce.com in 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th October 2013

Power Of 3 Launches Online Mental Health Education Program

mini-orbyStatistics indicate that 1 in 5 people will develop a mental health issue. Mental illness occurs within all ages, education and income levels, cultures and religions. Will it affect your loved one, friend, student, client, employee, co-worker or you? Susan Yeo and Lori Veltkamp are co-founders of Power of 3, a company whose goal is to inspire good mental health and wellness through education, empowerment and energy.  With over 35 years between them in the community mental health field in Ontario, Susan and Lori have been providing support and education to countless individuals and their families. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th October 2013

Get Ready to Sing Your Heart Out with Karaoke on Optik TV

Stingray DigitaltelusTELUS and Stingray Digital are bringing the fun of karaoke right into living rooms with The Karaoke Channel TV app on Optik TV. All Optik TV customers can access an on-demand library of more than 8,000 high-quality karaoke videos in the style of today’s top-charting artists and yesterday’s legends. Songs will be added regularly so you you’ll always find new songs to sing. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th October 2013

Toronto Public Library Launches eBook And eMagazine Campaign

Orby ReadsToronto Public Library (TPL) has launched an advertising campaign to inform people about its selection of current, popular and free e-books and e-magazines. Commuters will see ads promoting TPL’s e-books and e-magazines on subways, streetcars and outdoor shelters. This is part of a long-term strategy to increase awareness of e-content. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th October 2013

DigiBC October Affordable Networking Evening

DigiBCJoin DigiBC and BC’s digital media and wireless community on Tuesday, October 29th for an affordable evening of networking, drinks and a showcase of some fantastic local companies. Bring your team to mix and mingle with the industry’s best. Tickets for this event are $10.00 each for DigiBC members, and $15.00 for non-members. The evening will get underway at 6:00pm when the doors open at The Imperial, and will run until 9:00pm. Thank you to this event’s sponsor ICICS and venue sponsor The Imperial.

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