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28th May 2014

Interbrand Canada Releases 2014 Best Canadian Brands Report

mini-orbyInterbrand Canada has released its fifth biennial 2014 Best Canadian Brands report, which examines and ranks Canada’s top 25 brands by brand value. The total value of the 25 Best Canadian Brands is C$72.8 billion – a four per cent increase over the total value of the 2012 ranking. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th May 2014

BC Government Asks Students And Institutions For Input On Private Career Training Legislation

Province of BCBC’s Government is inviting written submissions from students, the private career training sector and the public to guide the development of legislation and supporting regulations needed to regulate the sector in British Columbia. As a result of a core review, government announced its intention on April 17, 2014, to directly regulate the private career training sector. Before that can happen, legislation is required to dissolve the Private Career Training Institution Agency and transfer its functions to the Ministry of Advanced Education. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th May 2014

Invisivision Eyewear Technology Debuts On Kickstarter

invisivisionPatent-pending eyewear technology, Invisivision, is disrupting the film, gaming, and advertising industries with the ability to see multiple video streams on the same screen. Crowdfunding with a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for a short film starring Aaron Ashmore and J.P. Manoux, Waterloo’s Invisivision has raised the interest of major Hollywood studios and producers with their cost effective technology. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th May 2014

CBC Recreates Events Of D-Day In Special D-Day Live Multiplatform Project

CBCImagine going back in time 70 years to June 6, 1944, and reliving the events of D-Day in real time. Using modern technology, CBC News will help you do exactly that. CBC News will be re-creating the events of this pivotal World War II event in an interactive breaking news timeline, online and on CBC News Network, CBC Radio, and during CBC Television live special programming. If World War II had happened in a multi-media era, this is how CBC News would have covered it. On June 5th and 6th, World War II veterans and world leaders will come together in France to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day. To mark this historic event, CBC News launches the special multiplatform project D-DAY LIVE.
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26th May 2014

True Heroines Web Series Receives 4 Leo Nominations

movie orbyThe True Heroines web series has been nominated for 4 Leo Awards (May 31st, Fairmont Hotel Vancouver). Nominations are for Best Web Series and Best Performance by a Female in a Web Series for leading ladies/creators Paula Giroday, Jovanna Huguet and Fiona Vroom. The True Heroines are living up to their name, onscreen and off. Read the rest of this entry »

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26th May 2014

Mackenzie Gray’s Under The Bridge Of Fear Receives 8 Leo Nominations

movie orbyWell-known Vancouver actor, director, writer and musician Mackenzie Gray is making a splash – yet again – at BC’s prestigious Leo Awards. His Film Noir short Under The Bridge Of Fear was originally created for the 2013 Crazy 8’s filmmaking challenge and has since screened at the Cannes Festival, Whistler Film Festival, Vancouver Film Festival and has been purchased for broadcast this summer by the CBC. Under The Bridge Of Fear’s most recent achievement has been garnering no less than 8 Leo Nominations. They are: Read the rest of this entry »

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26th May 2014

Kaiju-a-Gogo Development Footage Revealed

kerberos productionsNew production footage is available today of Kaiju-a-Gogo, the new strategy-action hybrid title from Kerberos Productions. The game is a light strategy/action hybrid currently in the midst of a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. During its first week on Kickstarter, Kaijua-a-Gogo received more backers than any previous campaign from Kerberos, and supporters from around the globe have pledged over 40% of the game’s budget. In response to player enthusiasm, the developers have released some initial gameplay footage and added a bonus skin for the game’s monsters to be exclusively available to Kickstarter backers as a token of thanks for their support. Read the rest of this entry »

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26th May 2014

Telefilm Canada And Rogers Group Of Funds Announce Support For 5 Canadian Feature-Length Documentaries

rogersTelefilm Canada Following on the renewal of their partnership agreement in August 2013, Telefilm Canada and the Rogers Group of Funds are pleased to announce the five English-language and French-language feature-length documentaries that have benefited from funding support under the Theatrical Documentary Program. The selected projects obtained a total of more than $1.1 million in support for their production or post-production phases. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd May 2014

The Day My Butt Went Psycho Premieres On TELETOON Canada

teletoonImagine a very cheeky world, where goth butts and unicorn butts exist and where an ordinary boy named Zack is best buddies with his newly-detached butt, Deuce. Together, Zack and Deuce have a knack for fun adventures as they navigate a world where humans and their butts live side by side. This cheeky world becomes a reality (and a TV show) on June 12 at 6:30 p.m. ET/PT on TELETOON. The Day My Butt Went Psycho, a hilarious 20 x 30-minute animated series, airs during TELETOON’s Can’t Miss Thursdays block. Additionally, on June 12, leading up to the series premiere, TELETOON’s afternoon programming will be filled with butt-themed episodes of Adventure Time, Rocket Monkeys and Johnny Test. The series will also premiere in French as Mon derrière perd la tête day-and-date on Télétoon in Quebec. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd May 2014

Montreal’s Woozworld Launches On Mobile

woozworldWoozworld Inc. has announced that Woozworld, the largest virtual social network for tweens with over 25 million registered users, is now available as an app, making it accessible with an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch running iOS 7. This makes Woozworld the first social MMO (Massively Multiplayer Online) community to offer a full cross-platform experience with continuous gameplay between desktop and mobile devices.  Read the rest of this entry »

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