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6th November 2012

Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards celebrates10th Anniversary

Microsoft CanadaMicrosoft Canada Inc. has announced that 52 Partner organizations have been chosen as finalists for the 2012 Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards. Partners across Canada submitted over 230 entries into 25 award categories designed to recognize excellence across Emerging Technologies & Innovation, Microsoft Partner Network Competencies, and Marketing, Relationships & Partnering Excellence. Since Microsoft is truly invested into Applications this year, 3 new awards were introduced to the program: Windows 8 Application – Partner of the Year, Windows Phone Application – Partner of the Year, and Windows Azure Application – Partner of the Year. Read the rest of this entry »

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6th November 2012

Ontario Science Centre 2013 Weston Youth Innovation Award Call For Nominations

Ontario Science CentreWe know they’re out there, and the Ontario Science Centre is seeking nominations for the prestigious Weston Youth Innovation Award. The Centre is looking for Canadians aged 14 to 18 who have used science and/or technology to find solutions to real-world problems in new and creative ways. Successful candidates will have put their ideas into action, making a positive change either locally or beyond their communities. Created to encourage and recognize young Canadian innovators, the award gives youth the opportunity to share their ideas and to be featured at one of Canada’s most popular attractions. Read the rest of this entry »

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25th September 2012

Five Canadian Cities Win Google eTown Award

google canadaFive Canadian cities have won a Google eTown Award, Google Canada announced today. At a time when the Internet is spurring economic growth, this new Google award is designed to recognize those towns where small businesses are investing in online tools and resources to find new customers, grow their business, and improve their operations. Read the rest of this entry »

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17th September 2012

Twenty Five CMF-Supported Projects Win Awards At The 27th Prix Gémeaux

Canada Media FundThe Canada Media Fund (CMF) congratulates the winners of the 27th prix Gémeaux who received awards on September 13 and 16.  With these awards, the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television (ACCT) recognizes the outstanding work of industry professionals in the French language market. Of the 72 projects that received funding from the CMF and that were nominated, a total of 54 awards were presented to 25 CMF-funded productions. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th September 2012

CATA And i-Canada Name Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Award Recipients

CATAThe Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) and i-CANADA have announced the names of the high technology industry’s recipients of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, with recipients ranging from Mayors, Economic Development Officers, First Responders, financial experts and community planners to a dance choreographer. Read the rest of this entry »

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5th September 2012

BCIC New Ventures Competition Names Top Ten

BCIC New Ventures CompetitionThe BCIC-New Ventures Competition started with 146 companies and  has now narrowed the field to ten finalist start-up technology companies that will pitch for $235,000 in cash and prizes. This year’s top ten includes companies from Metro Vancouver and Vancouver Island featuring new technologies in the IT, life sciences, and cleantech sectors. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th August 2012

2013 Independent Games Festival Call For Submissions

Independent Games FestivalOrganizers have officially opened submissions for the 2013 Independent Games Festival, to be held at GDC 2013 in San Francisco next March. The longest-running and highest-profile independent video game festival, summit and showcase is now accepting entries to the 15th annual Festival, with deadlines in the Main and Student Showcase categories by October 17th and October 31st respectively, and finalists to be announced on January 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th August 2012

Digi Awards Call For Entries

digi awardsIt’s that time of year again! You’ve put it off year after year, but this time, you know you’re sitting on the next big thing – this is your calling. Enter the Digi Awards today, and get the industry recognition your company deserves. On December 4, 2012, Canada’s digital scene will descend on The Carlu in Toronto for a night devoted to celebrating the best in the business. Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd August 2012

LightSpeed for iPad Wins 5th Annual Innovative Solutions Award

lightspeed retailLightSpeed, a Montreal and Ottawa software company that helps retailers reinvent in-store shopping, was named the winner of the 5th Annual Innovative Solutions Award – Software Application for its LightSpeed for iPad product. The awards were announced at the RSPA Awards Dinner at RetailNOW 2012, which took place in Las Vegas from July 28 to August 1. Read the rest of this entry »

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1st August 2012

Toon Boom Fuels 4 Out of 5 2012 Emmy Nominees For Outstanding Animated Programs

Toon BoomEmmy® Award-winning Toon Boom Animation Inc. is honoured to announce that the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has nominated four animated programs, in what is a category of five nominees, powered by Toon Boom. These animated programs include: Read the rest of this entry »

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