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22nd January 2013

Registration Opens For The Canadian Internet Forum

ciraThe Canadian Internet Forum (CIF) is the place for Canadians to share their thoughts on the development, deployment and governance of the Internet in Canada. Consisting of an annual event and an online discussion forum, the CIF brings together leading thinkers and experts to discuss a variety of Internet-related topics. The next CIF will begin on February 28, 2013 with a national event in Ottawa, and registration is now open. This year the CIF national event will be kicking off an online discussion forum, as Canadians can further explore the topics being discussed at the national event online. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd January 2013

CIRA Is Looking For A Few Good People

cira.CA is building Canada online – come help shape its future! Apply to join the Canadian Internet Registration Authority’s (CIRA) Nomination Committee. The Nomination Committee helps build a Board of Directors that represents a wide range of views and interests as it defines the strategic direction of .CA and contributes to Canadian Internet policy. It plays a critical role in soliciting and selecting qualified candidates for the Nomination Committee Slate of CIRA’s Board of Directors Election. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th January 2013

Félicitations à L’ACEI – CIRA

ciraThe Canadian Internet Registration Authority, the organization that manages the .CA Internet domain, now supports the use of all French characters in .CA domain names, allowing Canadians to register their .CAs correctly in both official languages for the first time. Previously, the only characters that could be used in a .CA domain name were the letters a-z, the numbers 0-9 and hyphens. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th January 2013

Update On CATAAlliance Advocacy Campaign for Canadian Innovation Box

CATACATAAlliance has launched an Advocacy Campaign to encourage the adoption of a Canadian form of the “Patent Box”, i.e., an “Innovation Box”. The Canadian “Innovation Box” would be tailored to provide a preferential, competitive tax regime for the successful exploitation and commercialization of Intellectual Property (IP), including patents, in Canada. The Innovation Box Campaign took the form of a “Live Brief” with updates continually posted based on the expert guidance of thought leaders across Canada. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th December 2012

IGDA Names Kate Edwards Executive Director

igdaThe International Game Developers Association (IGDA), the world’s largest organization serving individuals who create games, has named Kate Edwards Executive Director. Edwards brings more than 16 years’ experience in the game industry as a culturalization strategist to the position. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th December 2012

Writers’ Trust of Canada Announces New Executive Director

writers trustThe Writers’ Trust of Canada has announced the appointment of Mary Osborne as the organization’s new Executive Director. She will replace Don Oravec, who announced his retirement earlier this year after nine years with the Writers’ Trust. Osborne assumes the role in January 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd December 2012

OpenText To Deliver Keynotes At First Brazil-Canada 3.0 Conference

CDMNWhen the first Brazil-Canada 3.0 Conference opens today in the Brazilian northeastern city of João Pessoa, it will be the culmination of a dream shared by two world leaders from two continents. In August 2011, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, pledged their commitment to increased collaboration and enhanced business opportunities between their two countries. Now, inspired by the format of the CDMN Canada 3.0 digital media forum which Brazilian representatives attended last spring, Brazil-Canada 3.0 is under way today and tomorrow in João Pessoa, Paraíba, Brazil to move that commitment forward. Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd December 2012

Startup Canada To Launch Crowdfunding Campaign

startup canadaFollowing Startup Canada’s launch of its Startup Blueprints, which outlined key findings and action items from its 2012 National Tour, the non-profit, volunteer-run organization will unveil a major crowdfunding campaign during a press conference at the Waterloo Accelerator Centre tomorrow, in support of one of the Blueprints’ key initiatives. Read the rest of this entry »

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1st December 2012

DigiBC Holiday Party 2012 Happens Next Week

DigiBCDigiBC, the industry association for digital media and wireless companies in BC is hosting their annual DigiBC Holiday Party at Electronic Arts, Burnaby Campus on December 6th. This is an event you won’t want to miss. Two things come to mind when we think about the holidays: Generosity and Parties! In the spirit of holiday cheer, DigiBC is excited to bring the two together with a Holiday Networking Event. This event provides opportunity for you to eat and drink, socialize, dance and enjoy some holiday festivities with industry executives, digital media enthusiasts and academic institutions. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th November 2012

Wavefront Joins BCIC Acceleration Network And Launches Venture Acceleration Program

wavefrontWavefront, Canada’s Centre of Excellence for Wireless Commercialization and Research, has signed an agreement with the British Columbia Innovation Council (BCIC) to deliver the Venture Acceleration Program, a BCIC Acceleration Network program supported by the BC Innovation Council. The BCIC Acceleration Network is a province-wide alliance of regional partners collaborating in the delivery of a structured program – the Venture Acceleration Program – to accelerate the growth of early stage technology companies in BC. Read the rest of this entry »

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