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10th April 2012

Shaw Kicks Off Second Campaign to Fill the Food Banks

shaw Each month close to 900,000 Canadians turn to food banks – children, friends and neighbours. Today, Shaw is excited to kick off its second ever Fill the Food Banks campaign, in hopes of ensuring that food will be the last thing on the minds of Canadians. Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd April 2012

FundChange First Year Results

fundchangeFundchange, one of Canada’s first “crowdfunding” or online fundraising websites for Canadian charities, today announced its first year results with a visual PDF info graphic at a web press conference. Ideavibes™ in partnership with TELUS, launched Fundchange to assist charities across the country. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd April 2012

Pizza Pizza Gives Slices For Devices Throughout April

pizza pizzaThroughout the month of April, Pizza Pizza’s traditional restaurant locations are trading slices for unused cell phones or handheld devices. Now in its eighth year, the company’s Cells for Slices program encourages people to recycle their unused devices, which are often not disposed of properly. All of the proceeds collected from this initiative benefit Food Banks Canada as part of its Phones for Food program. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th March 2012

Vancouver Director Erick Boychuk Launches IndieGoGo Campaign

movie orbyMany of you may have had dreams of making it big in Hollywood. The fame, the fortune, your name in lights – a mighty big lure! Most won’t get there of course but what if you had an opportunity to have your name on the big screen as a credit in an independently shot film while giving local talent a chance at success? What if that movie becomes a huge hit? Read the rest of this entry »

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14th March 2012

BlackCherry Digital Media Invites You To Become A Subject In The Ant Experiment

BlackCherry Digital MediaBlackCherry Digital Media Inc. has announced the launch of their Kickstarter crowd-funding campaign for the unique MMO concept, ‘The Ant Experiment’. ‘The Ant Experiment’ will attempt to revolutionize the traditional MMO framework that puts the player in the role of a human or human-form character. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th February 2012

Canada’s Most Competitive People Play Scrabble For Literacy

frontier collegeWithout a doubt, the most competitive street in the country is Toronto’s Bay Street.   On February 29th, it’ll be lawyer against lawyer; broker against broker; banker against banker as teams compete for the highest Scrabble score to raise money for literacy. This year’s SCRABBLE® Corporate Challenge is on target to be a record breaker for Frontier College with more teams (60), a bigger venue (Sony Centre), and a goal to raise over $350,000 for Frontier College’s literacy programs. Read the rest of this entry »

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18th February 2012

Game Jam The Documentary

mini-orbyToronto’s D.A.R.C. Productions Inc. has begun production on a documentary about game jams and the developers who participate in them. The first round of footage was shot during the Toronto segment of the Global Game Jam, shadowing four teams throughout the event as they took a game from concept to playable in one weekend. In this introductory trailer you’ll see developers trying to describe a game jam with just one word. Read the rest of this entry »

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16th February 2012

Door-To-Door Canvassers Not Sanctioned By Children’s Wish

Childrens Wish FoundationThe Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter has received several reports of door-to-door canvassers purporting to be collecting donations on behalf of the Foundation in different St. John’s neighbourhoods during the last two weeks.  The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada does not solicit funds through door-to-door initiatives.   Read the rest of this entry »

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8th February 2012

Cineplex Entertainment to Add 100 RealD 3D Systems

cineplexCineplex Entertainment and RealD Inc. have announced that Cineplex will add 100 additional RealD 3D systems to its circuit. Upon completion of the installation, approximately 40% of the Cineplex circuit will be 3D capable. The installation of these RealD 3D systems is scheduled to be completed by June 30th of this year. As of December 31, 2011, Cineplex had approximately 400 RealD 3D systems installed across its circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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6th February 2012

Cackleberries Ready To Hatch

cackleberriesCackleberries Entertainment, a studio we first told you about in 2009, is set for official launch. Eight years in the making, Cackleberries is the vision of Coquitlam, BC mom Eronne Foster, who wanted to build a virtual world around teaching kindness, empathy, honesty and loyalty – along with a few school subjects. In a recent interview with Tri-City News, Eronne outlined what has been developing inside the New Westminster studio’s walls. Read the rest of this entry »

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