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12th June 2012

CMF Supports Two New Research Projects For The Television And Digital Media Industry

Canada Media FundThe Canada Media Fund (CMF) has announced at the Banff World Media Festival the release of two new research projects. As a catalyst for the Canadian television and digital media industry, the CMF creates, aggregates and disseminates meaningful industry intelligence to assist in its policy decisions and to provide information to its partners and stakeholders. The new publications announced today, provide new perspectives on the convergence of television and connected platforms and the state of financing of the interactive media sector in Canada. Read the rest of this entry »

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12th June 2012

SPACE Orders New Original Drama Series Orphan Black

SPACEBell Media‘s SPACE announced today from the Banff World Media Festival that it has ordered a new original scripted series from acclaimed independent producer Temple Street Productions. Orphan Black follows outsider, orphan and street-wise chameleon Sarah, who has a murky past and tenuous future after she witnesses a woman’s suicide and assumes the identity of the dead stranger – who happens to look just like her. Expecting to solve all her problems by cleaning out the dead woman’s savings, Sarah is instead thrust headlong into a kaleidoscopic mystery. The order follows the recent announcement that Bell Media has commissioned another original drama Motive (working title) for CTV from Foundation Features and Lark Productions. Read the rest of this entry »

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12th June 2012

Michael J. Fox Foundation Launches Fox Trial Finder

Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson's ResearchThe Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) has launched Fox Trial Finder in the United Kingdom (UK), Ireland and Canada. This first-of-its-kind online platform anonymously connects volunteers with and without Parkinson’s disease to clinical trials in critical need of participants. Fox Trial Finder matches volunteers with the trials most likely to need them, increasing the efficiency of the enrollment process and empowering patients to get more involved in the discovery of new treatments. Read the rest of this entry »

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12th June 2012

CDW Teaching With Tech Winners Announced

CDW CanadaCDW Canada, a top provider of technology solutions for Canadian organizations in the public and private sectors, today announced the winners of its fourth annual Teaching with Technology™ Contest, with a total of $21,000 in prizing. With several ways to enter — including story and video submissions — CDW Canada’s annual contest aims to encourage Canadian educators to use technology in their classrooms in new and innovative ways, and reward those who have succeeded in doing so. Read the rest of this entry »

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12th June 2012

Canadian Execs Divided On Value Of Social Media

Queen's School of BusinessA new poll of 400 Canadian business leaders by Queen’s School of Business reveals decidedly mixed feelings about social media.  While four in ten (39 per cent) bosses say social media is something they need to use—whether they want to or not —close to an equal number (35 per cent) say they use it heavily because it’s a good opportunity for the business, with the remaining 24 per cent saying it doesn’t add any value. Despite these divisions, a strong majority of executives (72 per cent) are planning to invest the same or more on social media versus last year. Read the rest of this entry »

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12th June 2012

Visa Launches Video Game to Help Educate Youth About Finances

visa canadaVisa Canada is launching a dynamic educational video game called Money Metropolis that teaches youth the basics of setting financial goals, earning, saving, and prudent spending. The game, which Visa will officially launch in both French and English during the Conference of Montreal for the International Economic Forum of the Americas, targets youth aged 7-12 and is a creative way to encourage kids to think about finances. Read the rest of this entry »

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12th June 2012

Creaform Releases Pipecheck Software Version 1.1 For Pipeline Damage Assessment

creaformCreaform, a Lévis-based developer of portable 3D measurement technologies, today releases version 1.1 of its Pipecheck software module for pipeline external corrosion analysis. With this new release, Creaform sets a new standard of quality and ease-of-use when it comes to pipeline inspection and non destructive testing (NDT). Read the rest of this entry »

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12th June 2012

TVOKids Host Gisèle Brings Reading To Life For Preschoolers In Stratford

tvo kidsStratford region preschoolers and their families are invited to share the magic of reading with TVOKids host Gisèle, star of TVO’s early-learning program block Gisèle’s Big Backyard. The Read with Gisèle Tour will visit the Stratford Public Library on Saturday June 23 at 2 pm. Read the rest of this entry »

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12th June 2012

TELETOON Reveals Its Latest Crop Of Original Animated Series

teletoonThe Canadian animation world is about to gain one pair of cosmic power pants and a trio of insane animals. TELETOON Canada Inc. has announced its latest original production slate featuring kids comedies Dr. Dimensionpants and Endangered Species as well as fresh seasons of Johnny Test, Detentionaire and Fugget About It. Read the rest of this entry »

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12th June 2012

Third Beta Weekend For The Secret World Opens Hell Rising Dungeon

funcomFuncom is thrilled to invite thousands of gamers from all over the world into the bowels of hell itself, in the third Beta Weekend for the company’s highly anticipated modern-day massively multiplayer online game ‘The Secret World’. Starting on June 15th at 9am PDT and ending on June 17th at 11.59pm PDT, gamers will be able to explore a wealth of new content that was not available in the two previous Beta Weekends, including the Dragon and Illuminati starter experiences. Read the rest of this entry »

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