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18th June 2013

Softchoice Recognized By Citrix As 2012 Canada Partner Of The Year

softchoiceSoftchoice announced today that it has been named by Citrix® as the 2012 Canada “Partner of the Year”. The award was presented during a ceremony held at the Citrix Synergy 2013 conference in Anaheim, California. The Canada “Partner of the Year” award recognizes Softchoice for generating the highest total revenue over the past year by leveraging the Citrix sales model in CanadaRead the rest of this entry »

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18th June 2013

Seneca College Involved In Third Award-Winning Chris Landreth Film

senecaSubconscious Password, the latest film by Oscar®-winning director Chris Landreth was produced by the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) with the participation of Animation Arts Centre of Seneca College and Copperheart Entertainment. It recently had its world premiere at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival in France and won the prestigious Annecy Cristal for best short film. Landreth joined forces once again with producer Marcy Page of the National Film Board of Canada (NFB), producer Mark Smith of Copperheart Entertainment, and the Seneca College Animation Arts Centre, who collaborated with him to make Ryan (2004) and The Spine (2009). Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd June 2013

YTA Technology Leadership Award Winners Announced

York Technology AllianceWith many incredible tech company success stories in the GTA it can be difficult to start and grow a company that stands out among its peers, but last Friday evening in a gala event held at the BMO Institute For Learning, the York Technology Alliance (YTA) recognized five companies that are leading the way in the GTA tech hub.  Read the rest of this entry »

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31st May 2013

Digital Alberta Awards Finalists Announced

digital albertaDigital Alberta has announced the 2013 finalists for the association’s annual Digital Alberta Awards. The finalists have been selected from a pool of over 100 excellent nominees in 16 categories spanning from Best Digital Startup, to Best Animation and Special Effects, to Best Digital Philanthropy Innovation. The awards program is designed to recognize leaders in innovation, creativity and the evolving digital media sector in Alberta. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th May 2013

VICE Co-Founders To Accept Award of Innovation At Banff World Media Festival

Banff World Media FestivalnextMEDIA and the Banff World Media Festival are pleased to announce that youth media company and digital powerhouse VICE will be presented the Award of Innovation at the Festival on June 11, 2013 at the annual Rockie Awards Gala. In addition to accepting the Award, both Suroosh Alvi & Shane Smithi will be hosting a one hour interview at the Festival on Wednesday, June 12 which will explore how they have lead the company to such success and where they will take it in the future. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th May 2013

Spin Master And Canadian Youth Business Foundation Celebrate Innovation Fund Recipient Achievements

Canadian Youth Business Foundationspin masterSpin Master Ltd. and The Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) honoured Canada’s leading young entrepreneurs last night as recipients of the Spin Master Innovation Fund to celebrate innovation, entrepreneurship and the guidance and support they received on their path to business success. For the third consecutive year, CYBF and innovative children’s toy and entertainment company Spin Master Ltd. teamed up for the Spin Master Innovation Fund, which provides young entrepreneurs with $50,000 in start-up financing, a hand-matched mentor from CYBF’s industry-leading mentorship program and a trip to Toronto to attend a two-day Innovation Workshop, with exclusive access to industry experts and senior Spin Master executives. Last year’s Fund culminated with last night’s networking celebration, held at Toronto’s The Spoke Club, honouring their tremendous achievements as innovative young entrepreneurs. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th May 2013

CMF-Supported Projects Win Big At Youth Media Alliance Awards Of Excellence

Canada Media FundThe Canada Media Fund (CMF) would like to congratulates all winners of the Youth Media Alliance Awards of Excellence, which were presented last night at a gala held at CBC’s Glenn-Gould Studio in Toronto. The Awards of Excellence recognize the creative talents of those working in children’s & youth television and digital content across Canada – the same talent that has contributed to making Canada a world-leader in children’s & youth content creation. The CMF, which supports the creation of Canadian content for all audiovisual platforms, was one of the prestige partners for the fourth consecutive year. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th May 2013

Two International Distinctions For TFO Educational Apps

TFOAppolicious, named “the most useful of the app search engines,” by the New York Times, along with its educational ranking website, appoLearning, have named two applications by Le Groupe Média TFO: Mini TFO and La Cible, as Top-5 ‘best in class.’  These recognitions place TFO, a multiplatform digital content company, among world leaders in education, where it stands out as the only Canadian producer in any of the French-language categories. The appoLearning website lets parents know which educational apps they should encourage their kids to use, while also detailing the skills that are taught within each recommended application. Read the rest of this entry »

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23rd May 2013

BDC Recognizes Aboriginal Entrepreneurship At E-Spirit Business Plan Competition Awards Ceremony

bdcThe Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) announced today the winners of its 13th annual BDC E-Spirit Business Plan Competition. Gold, Silver, and Bronze were awarded to the “Kanata of Youth” team from Winnipeg, MB,  “Frisbis” team from Coldstream, BC, and the “Onimiki” team from Maniwaki, QC, at a ceremony held at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops. A total of 34 teams of Aboriginal students from across Canada participated in the competition. The three winning teams received cash prizes in the amount of $1,500 for Gold, $750 for Silver and $500 for Bronze. Nine Special Achievement awards were also presented with winners receiving iPads, Netbooks, and iPods. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd May 2013

Future Shop Future Generation Tech Lab Program Expands To Elementary Schools

Future ShopAfter five successful years of helping nearly 50 high schools across Canada transform their classrooms into modern learning centres, Future Shop‘s Future Generation Tech Lab program has announced the expansion of its grant opportunities to elementary schools. These grants will award up to $100,000 to public schools with grades ranging from kindergarten up to and including grade eight and secondary 2 in Quebec. Applications are being accepted now through June 28, 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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