15th August 2012

Kibooco Launches IndieGoGo Campaign

kibooco Kibooco is an interactive platform for kids to create and design their own books. Using fun and intuitive online tools and features designed just for them, children bring stories to life through digital or beautifully printed real-world books. Based in Vancouver, Kibooco was co-founded by Molly Schneeburg, who saw this idea as a way of fusing her creativity, entrepreneurialism and business savvy with her motivations and values as a parent. Working alongside Molly is a good friend of ours, Earl Hong Tai, the former Western Region Director for Telefilm Canada. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th August 2012

Fido Casting Call 2

fidoReturning this summer by popular demand, the Fido Casting Call2 contest will search for the next dog to star in an upcoming Fido advertisement. Open for submissions across Canada on August 13, Fido Casting Call 2 will support the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides, a non-profit organization that provides Dog Guides to Canadians with disabilities. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd August 2012

Day One Launches Crowd Funding Campaign Through Indiegogo

Wild Game StudioQuebec-based Wild Games Studio announced today that it is seeking crowd funding through Indiegogo for its much anticipated PC title – Day One. The campaign will run for 22 days, with an ultimate goal of $50,000.00. Read the rest of this entry »

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24th July 2012

Transformers Collectors Convention To Hold Charity Auction For Make-A-Wish Foundation

TFconTFcon – Canada’s Transformers Collectors Convention – returns July 27-29, 2012 to the Delta Meadowvale Resort and Conference Centre in Mississauga for its 10th anniversary. The convention’s organizers are happy to announce they will be holding their first ever charity auction July 28th for Make-A-Wish Canada. The charity auction will feature many great unique items and we hope our community will help raise as much as possible for the Make-A-Wish foundation. Read the rest of this entry »

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23rd July 2012

Staples Canada School Supply Drive Helps Kids Go Back-To-School With Confidence

staples canadaShopping for new school supplies is a cherished end-of- summer tradition for families across Canada. When the school bell rings in September however, many Canadian families struggle to provide their children with the supplies they need to succeed. Staples Canada and its customers are banding together for the 7th annual Staples School Supply Drive. The 2012 campaign will officially kick off July 29 and run until September 9, 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

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15th June 2012

Margaret Atwood Launches Indiegogo Campaign

Fanado is an online event space where artists and performers can connect with fans and aficionados, present to audiences, greet fans one-on-one, sign personalized collectibles, sell directly online, live stream and archive the event, and create personal experiences and lasting memories. Read the rest of this entry »

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24th May 2012

Sound of Freedom – Unique Canadian Support Our Troops Fundraising Album

Canadian Forces Personnel and Family Support ServicesThe Canadian Forces Personnel and Family Support Services (CFPFSS) is set to release a fundraising album, Sound of Freedom, on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 (Willow Music / EMI Music Canada). Proceeds from the album will be assigned to the Support Our Troops Fund. The album features a unique collaboration between musician members of the Canadian Forces, and civilian singers featuring Alexandria Beck, Alan Frew, Mark Masri, Luke McMaster and Annie Villeneuve. The band is appropriately titled, MARCH ON. Produced by Glass Tiger’s Sam Reid, Sound of Freedom was recorded largely at the Canadian Forces Central Band Studio in Ottawa and at Newmarket, Ontario’s SlipOne Digital in 2010 and 2011. Full track listing below. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st May 2012

Metroid Marathon To Support Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters of CanadaThe Penguins in The Desert Productions team will be holding “The Metroid Marathon” to support Big Brothers Big Sisters St.Catharines – Thorold & District. The event is a third party fundraising effort that is being put together to aid in mentorship programs and making successful matches for children. Read the rest of this entry »

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18th May 2012

CTV Presents Star-Studded Rick Hansen: A Concert For Heroes

CTVTwenty-five years after the Man In Motion toured the world, CTV joins the Rick Hansen Foundation in honouring today’s “Difference Makers” during the exclusive broadcast premiere of Rick Hansen: A Concert For Heroes, airing Sunday, June 24 at 7 p.m. ET on CTV. Read the rest of this entry »

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17th May 2012

First Book Canada And TELUS Toronto Community Board Deliver 30,000 New Books To GTA Children

telusTelus and First Book Canada have announced that the two groups will deliver more than 30,000 new first book canadaage-appropriate books to approximately 50 schools and programs across the Greater Toronto Area through the Telus Terrific Tales program. Deliveries will begin at North Kipling Junior Middle School in Etobicoke and will continue until June 25. First Book Canada is able to deliver books to these schools thanks to a generous $20,000 contribution from the Telus Toronto Community Board. Read the rest of this entry »

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