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18th November 2013

Whistler Film Festival Aboriginal Filmmaker Fellowship Finalists Announced

whistler film festivalThe Whistler Film Festival (December 4th to 8th) will present its inaugural Aboriginal Filmmaker Fellowship, a two-day creative and business intensive designed to advance emerging Aboriginal writers and directors from British Columbia, as part of this year’s industry programming. Read the rest of this entry »

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18th November 2013

MPPIA Short Film Award Pitch Candidates Announced

MPPIAThe Motion Picture Production Industry Association of British Columbia (MPPIA), Creative BC and the Whistler Film Festival are pleased to present the 2013/14 MPPIA Short Film Award Pitch at the 13th Annual Whistler Film Festival on Saturday, December 7, 10 am to 12 pm at the Whistler Conference Centre (Grand Foyer). Based on an adjudication process administered by Creative BC, the five finalists and their projects are: Read the rest of this entry »

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18th November 2013

lineAPP Launches Advanced Customer Service Solution

lineapplineAPP.ca, a Toronto  SaaS-based customer service solutions provider, has announced its newly launched service, lineAPP for iPhone. This free iOS user application, which is already earning positive reviews from both customers and retailers, helps services based business such as restaurants and retailers build stronger relations with its customers. It also helps service providers increase revenue, reduce operating costs and increase customer satisfaction rates. Read the rest of this entry »

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18th November 2013

Prevent The Harm – Protecting Kids From Online Bullying

Ontario-IPCWith more than a million apps available to download from both Google and Apple’s online stores, it is harder than ever for parents to keep up with the latest technologies. This Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week, Dr. Ann Cavoukian, Ontario’s Information and Privacy Commissioner, is encouraging all parents to be proactive and make it a regular practice to review their children’s smartphone and app settings. Read the rest of this entry »

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18th November 2013

Savvis Announces 2014 Data Centre Launch In Markham

savvisCenturyLink company Savvis, a provider of cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for businesses, has announced plans to expand its presence in Canada with the summer 2014 launch of a new data centre in the Toronto region. Designed to serve growing demand for access to secure colocation, managed hosting and cloud services in Canada, the 100,000-square-foot TR3 data centre will support up to five megawatts of IT load. The data centre, now reserving pre-orders, will also receive Tier III certification from the Uptime Institute, signifying high availability through redundancy. Read the rest of this entry »

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18th November 2013

Sobeys Announces Mobile App For Android

sobeysSobeys Inc. has unveiled a new way for busy Canadians to plan their next meal and organize their weekly shopping requirements with the launch of its new free mobile application. The app, with hundreds of easy to prepare recipes, new ingredients to discover and instant access to the weekly flyer, was first made available for iOS earlier this year, and now it’s available for Android as well, making it easy for Canadians to shop for fresh, tasty and seasonal food while saving time and money. Read the rest of this entry »

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18th November 2013

Seevibes Acquires TvTweet

seevibesCanadian social TV audience measurement company Seevibes has expanded beyond its borders with the acquisition of TvTweet, leader of social television measurement in France, and has also announced the opening of an office in France to jump-start its development in Europe. Founded in Bordeaux in 2011, TvTweet is already present in seven European countries, covering more than 100 prominent media and working with the biggest names in the industry including Orange, TF1 and NRJ12. Read the rest of this entry »

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17th November 2013

Xbox One Celebration Continues In Toronto

Xbox CanadaThe colossal Xbox One that has already visited Vancouver and Montreal has appeared for a third time – this time at Yonge-Dundas Square in Toronto. The larger-than-life console – part of the project known as One Source – brings together the Canadian Xbox Live community to celebrate the launch of Xbox One. By pledging with their gamertags, fans can unlock amazing one-of-a-kind experiences and rewards like the “Dead Rising 3”-inspired zombie uprising in Vancouver and the heart-pounding “Forza Motorsport 5” speed drives at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve chin Montreal. Every gamertag pledged will contribute to unlocking these experiences. Read the rest of this entry »

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15th November 2013

Five New Comedy Projects Join Bell Media’s Original Development Slate

bell mediaBell Media announced today from the Canadian International Television Festival the addition of five new comedy projects to its original development slate, led by seasoned writers and producers Mark McKinney (Less Than Kind, Kids In The Hall), Rob Sheridan (Next Caller, 18 To Life, Little Mosque On The Prairie), Jared Keeso (19-2), Paul Mather (Corner Gas, Dan For Mayor, The Michael J. Fox Show) and Ilana Frank (Saving Hope, Rookie Blue). The new projects join a robust slate of at least 15 other original Bell Media comedies already in development for potential new pilots and/or series. Drama and Factual development projects will be announced at a later date. Read the rest of this entry »

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15th November 2013

Mattel Canada Launches Digital Shop ‘n Play At CN Tower

mattelLaunching on November 15 and running until December 8, Mattel Canada will debut the Mattel Digital Shop ‘n Play at the CN Tower. The pop-up retail experience offers holiday shoppers an interactive shopping concept coupled with digital brand play, featuring the most popular toys available this holiday season. Mattel makes holiday shopping feel more like a futuristic gaming experience versus a tedious task on a busy to-do list. Read the rest of this entry »

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