23rd April 2012

Canadian Video Game Awards Winners

Canadian Video Game AwardsThe Canadian Videogame Awards were handed out in Vancouver Saturday evening, with indie developed game Superbrothers: Sword and Sworcery EP from Capybara Games in Toronto and Eidos-Montreal’s Deus Ex: Human Revolution each taking home five awards. FIFA Soccer 12 from Electronic Arts was the public’s choice for Game of the Year, and NHL 12 from Electronic Arts was named the top selling videogame in Canada. Other individual winners included Margaritaville Online from Exploding Barrel Games, and Assassin’s Creed Revelations and Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2012, both from Ubisoft Montreal.  All the awards were for work developed in Canada and released in 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

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23rd April 2012

YWCA Canada Award-Winning Safety Siren App Now On Android Smartphones

YWCA CanadaAs part of its ongoing work to encourage Canadians to take action on violence against women and girls, YWCA Canada, the country’s oldest and largest women’s multi-service organization, released the much awaited YWCA Safety Siren app for Android smartphones.  As part of its suite of anti-violence tools and programming for young women, the Safety Siren is a unique violence prevention and intervention tool, turning your Android smartphone into a multi-functional safety device. Read the rest of this entry »

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23rd April 2012

Nightingale Signs EMR Data Migration And Retention Contract With Association Of Ontario Health Centres

nightingale informatixNightingale Informatix Corporation, an application service provider (ASP) of electronic medical record (EMR) software and related services, today announced that it has signed a $2.15 million services contract with the Association of Ontario Health Centres (AOHC) to i) migrate data from their member centres’ existing EMR databases to Nightingale’s EMR platform and ii) create virtualized local environments for each of the members’ existing databases so the original client data will be accessible for reference purposes as needed. This services agreement follows the EMR software deployment contract awarded to Nightingale in December 2011 by the AOHC for the benefit of its member centres. Read the rest of this entry »

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23rd April 2012

DHX Media Signs Rastamouse Magazine Licence

dhx mediaDHX Media Ltd. is pleased to announce it has signed a licence agreement with Immediate Media for the UK magazine rights of Rastamouse, its hit preschool property currently airing in the UK on CBeebies and the BBC’s internet viewing platform, iPlayer. Read the rest of this entry »

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23rd April 2012

Amazon Canada Baby Store Opens For Business

Amazon.ca has announced the launch of its new Baby store featuring over 25,000 baby-related products. Canadians can now purchase everything from diaper bags and toys to car seats and strollers with Free Super Saver Shipping, eligible on orders over $25, and a 45-day return policy. With this large selection of baby products, customers will be able to find whatever fits their baby needs. Read the rest of this entry »

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23rd April 2012

Getty Images Announces This Is Canada Photography Competition

camera orbyGetty Images has just announced the launch of “This Is Canada“, a photography competition that gives enthusiasts the opportunity to become Getty Images contributors through the Flickr Collection and the chance to win a brand new Canon EOS 7D Digital SLR Kit and 2,000 AIR MILES® reward miles (see below for details). Starting today and running until May 19, anyone with a camera can participate in Getty Images’ search for authentic Canadian imagery. “This Is Canada” provides a platform for the country’s outstanding creative talent to show off their visual definition of Canada. Read the rest of this entry »

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23rd April 2012

Kontexto Launches Real Time Content Analytics Service for Media Brand

SargasSargas Capital‘s portfolio company Kontexto, a high growth leader in real time data collection and analysis for media organizations, has announced the launch of version 2.0 of publishflow™, a real time content analytics service trusted by digital media publishers around the world. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st April 2012

New Online Game Launched On World Malaria Day To Combat Deadly Disease

mini-orbyCanadians have lots of reasons to enjoy mashing mosquitoes. But now with a new online game called Mosquito Masher, they can bash those bothersome bugs and save lives at the same time. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st April 2012

Happy 20th Birthday OpenText

Open TextOpenText™  celebrated 20 years of innovation and growth yesterday with the official opening of the company’s Innovation Centre at its headquarters location. The company that started as an offshoot of a University of Waterloo search engine project has burgeoned into Canada’s largest software company, operating around the world with annual revenues in excess of US $1 billion. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st April 2012

Intellectual Property Rights Help Businesses Succeed

ipicThe demand for knowledge about intellectual property rights by owners of small and medium-sized businesses has strengthened in recent years as these businesses realize the importance of intellectual property (IP). Indeed, while most people have heard of IP, few are very familiar with the different kinds of IP-namely, patents, trade-marks, copyright and industrial designs-and how they can help to grow a business. Read the rest of this entry »

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