5th December 2011

More Information About Rogers on Xbox Live

rogersRogers Communications Inc. has released more information to build on the earlier Microsoft announcement of Xbox Live service expansions. The Rogers On Demand app for Xbox 360 will be coming to the newly designed Xbox LIVE dashboard this holiday season. The app is the first time Rogers On Demand will be available on a gaming console, and is just one of many new TV innovations expected from Rogers in the next few months. Read the rest of this entry »

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5th December 2011

Indigo Wins Canadian First for Easy And Convenient Website

Chapters IndigoIndigo Books & Music Inc. is proud to be the first Canadian website to earn the Parent Tested Parent Approved seal of approval from North America’s largest parent tester community for their refreshed online experience at indigo.ca. In time for the busy holiday shopping season, Indigo’s website features a one-stop gift shop for kids and adults, an expanded assortment of life-enriching products and an amplified social experience with Facebook activity feed showing customers what products their friends “like” and “share.” Read the rest of this entry »

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5th December 2011

Executives Set Sights On Emerging Markets

Ernst & YoungNearly 40% of companies worldwide plan to shift some foreign investment from developed to emerging markets within five years, according to the latest Economist Intelligence Unit paper, Canada in a Globalised Economy: An investment perspective, sponsored by Ernst & Young. This trend has important implications not only for Canadian firms as investors, but also for Canada as a destination for investment. Read the rest of this entry »

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5th December 2011

The Future Of TV Begins Now On Xbox 360

Xbox 360A revolution is happening in the living room. Xbox 360 is transforming how you enjoy TV entertainment and is giving you the power to control it with your voice. The next generation of TV entertainment begins with the announcement by Microsoft Corp. of the launch of an all-new Xbox 360 experience including the first group of new, custom applications from world leading TV and entertainment content providers on Xbox LIVE. Read the rest of this entry »

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4th December 2011

Future Shop Offers Unprecedented $50 For Specific Used Games

Future ShopVideo games are commonly among the holidays’ most asked for must-haves, holding value for Canadians and used gaming retailers. Future Shop has announced an unprecedented used gaming buy-back offers, as well as deeply discounted used games among 10 of the most exciting titles of the year. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd December 2011

CakeMail Now Available to cPanel Hosting Partners

cakemailCakeMail, Inc., a provider of white label email marketing tools for web hosts, agencies and resellers announced today that the CakeMail platform is now available to cPanel hosting partners. This new integration with cPanel marks the first time a robust email marketing platform has been made easily available as a plug-in to millions of users via their website control panels. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd December 2011

Canadian Videogame Showcase at GDC Call For Submissions

Telefilm CanadaIn line with its new strategic vision Fostering Cultural Success, Telefilm Canada will select a contingent of 20 export-ready independent Canadian game development companies to support and showcase during GDC 2012. This initiative is aimed at the promotion of Canadian talent in the interactive digital media industry. The application deadline for the Canada Program at GDC 2012 is December 13th. Read the rest of this entry »

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1st December 2011

Better Foreign Investment Rules Needed for Canada

C. D. Howe InstituteOttawa should transform the Investment Canada Act to create a broader, more transparent foreign investment review regime to encourage investment inflows while protecting Canadian national interests, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute.  In “Reforming the Investment Canada Act: Walk More Softly, Carry a Bigger Stick,” authors Philippe Bergevin and Daniel Schwanen say that Canada should scrap the “net benefit test” that now restricts inbound foreign investment. The authors argue that such an overhaul could help reverse Canada’s declining share of global foreign direct investment, and bring Canada in line with its more open peers. Read the rest of this entry »

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1st December 2011

BoxingDay.ca Acquired By eCoupons.ca

eCoupons.ca has announced the acquisition of BoxingDay.ca for C$7,000 and launching of the new BoxingDay.ca website to help Canadians save money all year round.  According to DN Journal’s Year to Date Sales Charts, BoxingDay.ca was the fourth highest .CA domain name sold in 2011. Meanwhile, Cyber Boxing Day, Canada’s busiest online shopping day is only a few short weeks away on December 26. Read the rest of this entry »

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1st December 2011

The Most Powerful Canadian Women In 2011

wxnThe Women’s Executive Network (WXN) has announced the recipients of 2011 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards, celebrating the professional achievements of women across the country. Co-presented by Scotiabank and KPMG, Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards has become one of Canada’s most recognizable honours and is bestowed on Canada’s highest achieving female leaders in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. To date, 584 women across the country have received this distinction, including 83 women who have gone on to be inducted into Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Hall of Fame. Read the rest of this entry »

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