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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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25th July 2012

Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Special Citation Award Winners Named

Ernst & YoungSocial entrepreneurs who contribute to the economy and the community are setting new standards for business excellence, Ernst & Young said today when underlining the accomplishments of three such Canadians. Social entrepreneurs lead organizations that catalyze change by challenging the status quo and transforming traditional business practices by introducing innovative ideas, methodologies and changes in attitude to the market. Read the rest of this entry »

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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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