7th October 2013

Symantec Joins CATAAlliance

CATAThe Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATAAlliance) is pleased to announce that Symantec has become its newest corporate member. Founded in 1982 by visionary computer scientists, Symantec has evolved to become one of the world’s largest software companies with more than 18,500 employees in more than 50 countries. Symantec provides security, storage and systems management solutions to help their customers – from consumers and small businesses to the largest global organizations – secure and manage their information-driven world against more risks at more points, more completely. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd October 2013

TELUS Joins CATAAlliance

CATAThe Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATAAlliance) is pleased to announce that TELUS has become its newest corporate member. TELUS will now have seats on CATA Boards & Advisory Councils, such as National Advisory Leadership, Public Safety, Mobile Health Care, Women in Technology, and Shared Services. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd October 2013

Startup Canada Announces 2013 Canadian Mentorship Challenge Launch

startup canadaThe Canadian Mentorship Challenge is a national initiative that aims to collectively mentor 10,000 enterprising Canadians over the course of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), November 18 – 24, 2013.  Last year, Startup Canada launched the first Canadian Mentorship Challenge, partnering with the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) and CATAAlliance, to respond to a call to action from entrepreneurs to increase awareness about the value of mentors and the opportunities for mentorship. This year, the Challenge is being powered jointly by Startup Canada and CYBF to showcase how mentorship’s transfer of knowledge and ideas contributes to the success of startups and mobilizes communities of people to build systems that create profit and prosperity for all. Read the rest of this entry »

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1st October 2013

DigiBC Notice Of Annual General Meeting

DigiBCDigiBC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the 2013 Annual General Meeting of the members of the DigiBC, The Digital Media + Wireless Association of BC (the “Society”) will be held at theOffices of Fasken Martineau, 2900 – 550 Burrard Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, on Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. (the “Meeting”) for the following purposes: Read the rest of this entry »

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1st October 2013

CMF Launches Newsletter And Twitter Account Dedicated To Industry Intelligence

Canada Media FundThe Canada Media Fund (CMF) is pleased to provide stakeholders with new tools for monitoring trends and following the evolution of the industry by presenting them with practical information, a range of case studies and recommendations on best practices. The @CMF_Trends Newsletter and the @CMF_Trends Twitter account are two very useful resources for anyone interested in staying up to date on the current and future state of the audiovisual media industry here in Canada and around the world. Read the rest of this entry »

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30th September 2013

Writers’ Trust Announces First Fiction-Prize Shortlists Of The Season

writers trustThe Writers’ Trust of Canada has revealed the finalists for two fiction prizes. The announcement was made at Ben McNally Books. The five finalists for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize, recognizing writers of the year’s best novel or short story collection, were announced by Jan Innes, vice president, government relations, Rogers Communications, along with writer and prize juror Alison Pick; the three finalists for the Writers’ Trust of Canada/McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize, recognizing new and developing writers for the best short story first published in a Canadian literary journal during the previous year, were announced by juror and past prize winner Miranda Hill. Read the rest of this entry »

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18th September 2013

Spin Master Innovation Fund Recipients Announced

spin masterToday the Spin Master Innovation Fund announced the 2013 recipients of the Spin Master Innovation Program. In partnership with Spin Master Ltd. and co-financing partner the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) is pleased to introduce the next group of highly innovative entrepreneurs to the rest of the country. Read the rest of this entry »

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18th September 2013

Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize For Nonfiction Nominees Announced

writers trustThe Writers’ Trust of Canada announced today the five finalists for this year’s Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction, the richest annual literary award for a book of nonfiction published in Canada. The announcement took place at the Loblaws® store at Maple Leaf Gardens. Each finalist will receive $5,000, with the eventual prizewinner receiving a total of $60,000. Read the rest of this entry »

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17th September 2013

Aviva Community Fund Opens For Submissions On September 23rd

avivaThe Aviva Community Fund is back for its fifth year, and once again you will have the chance to win a share of the $1,000,000 Aviva Community Fund by submitting an idea that creates positive change for the little things that matter most to Canadians. As in previous years, it’s your job to raise awareness for your cause, earn donations from supporters, and earn votes for a chance to win an Aviva Community Fund grand prize. The competition will open to submissions on September 23rd with voting to begin on September 30th. Read the rest of this entry »

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17th September 2013

Celebrate Twenty Years of Tech With BCTIA

bctiaThe BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA) invites you to celebrate twenty years of technological growth and innovation in Vancouver at the Telus World of Science Centre this October 20th. Over the past 20 years, Vancouver has steadily grown into a hotbed for technology startups and is home to global giants such as MDA, Hootsuite, Westport Innovations, EA and SAP. The city has boasted tech success stories like Global Relay, Avigilon, Recon, etc. and attracted the likes of Facebook and Twitter. Globally recognized for its talent and community, Vancouver’s development community has a lot to celebrate. Read the rest of this entry »

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