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13th July 2012

2012 Directors Guild of Canada Awards Nominees Announced

directors guild of canadaA couple of days behind on this but here it is: The Directors Guild of Canada congratulates the 2012 DGC Awards nominees announced today in Toronto. Selected from close to 180 submissions, the nominees in 19 categories represent a cross section of the industry’s outstanding talent working in the screen-based industry. Read the rest of this entry »

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13th July 2012

New Awards To Reward Innovation And Boost E-Commerce In Canada

Canada PostCanada Post has launched the Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards, a competition designed to recognize and reward successful innovation in e-commerce in Canada, and aiming to further boost the growing e-commerce sector. E-commerce retailers will compete in five categories for prize packages worth a total of $1 million. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th June 2012

Company of Heroes 2 Executes Shock and Awe Campaign on E3

Relic EntertainmentTHQ Inc. has announced that its upcoming strategy game Company of Heroes® 2, currently in development at Relic Entertainment, has received critical acclaim coming out of E3 winning a number of awards. Company of Heroes 2 impressed E3 judges and secured seven Best of E3 2012 wins thanks to its cutting edge Essence™ 3 Engine. Notable achievements include Best PC Game from G4 X-Play and Machinima as well as a number of Best Strategy Game plaudits from other outlets. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th June 2012

BC Film Foundation Announces 2012 Daryl Duke And William Vince Scholarship Winners

BC Film And MediaGayatri Bajpai, Iuliana Constantinescu and Heather Trawick were announced today as the winners of the 2012 Daryl Duke & William Vince Scholarships, which were created to honour the significant contributions of Mr. Duke and Mr. Vince to the film and television industry by assisting in the advanced education of exceptional BC filmmakers. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th June 2012

OpenText Named a Finalist in Voice of the Customer Awards

OpenTextOpenText™ has been named a finalist in the fourth annual Forrester Research Voice of the Customer Awards. This is the second consecutive year OpenText has been named a finalist in the program. The prestigious award recognizes initiatives that help companies dramatically improve how they collect, interpret, and react to customer feedback. The announcement was made this week at the Forrester Customer Experience Forum in New York. Read the rest of this entry »

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25th June 2012

BDC Young Entrepreneur 2012 Winner and Runner-Up Announced

bdcIn an online contest that drew widespread participation from across Canada, voters have chosen the project submitted by Two If By Sea Café of Nova Scotia as the recipient of the $100,000 BDC Grand Prize for Innovation. Two If By Sea Café founder, Zane Kelsall, is the winner of the 2012 BDC Young Entrepreneur Award. Read the rest of this entry »

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15th June 2012

2012 Technology Impact Award Winners Announced

bctiaLocal entrepreneur Ryan Holmes and high-definition surveillance technology company Avigilon Corporation received top honours as Person of the Year and Company of the Year respectively at the 2012 Technology Impact Awards (TIAs) hosted by the BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA). Read the rest of this entry »

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15th June 2012

Getty Images Announce This is Canada Photography Competition Winners

camera orbyGetty Images has announced that Laureen Carruthers from British Columbia has been recognized as the winner and People’s Choice Award recipient for “this is Canada,” a photography competition that gave enthusiasts the opportunity to show off their visual definition of Canada. Judged by a panel of some of Canada’s foremost photographers and industry experts, nearly 5,000 images were submitted to showcase what makes Canadian life unique. Note: Getty did not release image files of the winning photographs. Read the rest of this entry »

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15th June 2012

Public Voting Opens for 2012 Canadian Comedy Awards

Canadian ComedyThe Canadian Comedy Awards Foundation in association with The Comedy Network are pleased to announce that public voting for the 13thAnnual Canadian Comedy Awards (CCAs) is now open. Comedy fans who register at Canadian Comedy can vote for their favorites in seven categories:

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15th June 2012

2011 Telefilm Canada Golden Box Office Award Winners Announced

Telefilm CanadaTelefilm Canada has presented its annual Golden Box Office Award to the director of Barney’s Version, Richard J. Lewis, and to the film’s scriptwriter, Michael Konyves, in a ceremony attended by producer Robert Lantos and actors Anna Hopkins, Clé Bennett and Howard Jerome. The Award includes a cash prize of $20,000 for each of the winners. Read the rest of this entry »

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