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19th December 2012

Compete For $10,000 And A Trip To Unite 2013 In The Unity 4 DirectX 11 Contest

UnityCommunique from the Unity team: We wanted to notify you about a new Unity 4 contest that has launched at Unity3d.com. Unity 4 brings you the fast rendering power and visual brilliance of DirectX 11. Our collaborative project with Passion Pictures,  The Butterfly Effect, shows the incredible level of visual fidelity possible with Unity and DirectX 11. Now we want to see what you can come up with. Create a DirectX 11 enabled project with Unity 4. Make it so beautiful that we won’t want to take our eyes off it, and then send it to us for a chance to win $10,000 and a trip to Unite 2013. Get your ideas going, gather your team and start creating with Unity 4 and DirectX 11.

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28th November 2012

TVO Calls On Aspiring Ontario Filmmakers To Capture Poverty In 5

TVOChallenge society’s perceptions of poverty in five minutes: that’s the call to action TVO is putting to Ontario filmmakers as part of the second annual TVO Doc Studio Contest, launching today. Under the theme Poverty in 5, amateur film buffs, budding directors and accomplished filmmakers alike are invited to capture their perspective on poverty in a five-minute film. Read the rest of this entry »

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26th November 2012

ETalk And Warner Bros Pictures Canada Announce Ultimate Fantasy Experience With “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” Adventure in Middle-Earth Contest

CTVWarner Bros PicturesCTV announced today that ETALK has exclusively partnered with Warner Bros. Pictures Canada to deliver the ultimate fan experience in celebration of the highly anticipated release of Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Beginning December 3 at 7 p.m. ET/PT on CTV, ETALK kicks off “Hobbit Week,” delivering exclusive access in advance of the theatrical release of the first of a trilogy of films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien. Reporting daily (December 3-7) from Middle-Earth, ETALK delivers exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes footage from the film’s world famous sets, and also kicks off a nationwide contest today (November 26) with Warner Bros., where one lucky fan and a guest can win a trip to New Zealand, courtesy of Air New Zealand and New Zealand Tourism.  Read the rest of this entry »

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14th November 2012

Intuit Launches ‘Love Our Local Business’ to Help Entrepreneurs Succeed

intuitA little love goes a long way. To help small businesses survive and thrive in a tough economy, Intuit Inc. will grant a wish a day, valuing up to $5,000 each, to 15 businesses through its Love Our Local Business program this holiday season. Small businesses in the United States and Canada can submit their wishes at Love Our Local Business and then rally their fans to vote for their submissions. Intuit will fulfill one wish a day from December 3rd to 21st. Read the rest of this entry »

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13th November 2012

Learning History Through Filmmaking

Canada's HistoryWhat do you get for your 145th birthday?  How about a fresh young take on Canada.  Every year, more than 110,000 students showcase their history projects at Heritage Fairs across the country.  Canada’s History Society along with Great-West Life and the Department of Canadian Heritage through the Take Charge program, encouraged students across Canada to film and re-enact historical milestones that mattered most to them and their community.  Through Canada’s History Young Citizens program, two hundred students embraced the challenge and brought history in their towns and cities to life through filmmaking. Read the rest of this entry »

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13th November 2012

Startups: Enter The BCTIA Discovery Parks Generator Challenge Before December 14th

bctiaCheck out this Business Opportunity from BCTIA and Discovery ParksThe Generator is based on the concept that free-flowing ideas, minimal barriers and a belief in serendipity accelerate the growth and success of technology companies. Early-stage technology-based companies, preferably based in Vancouver and who meet the following criteria are encouraged to apply for this program. Deadline for entries is 5pm PST on December 14th 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

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5th November 2012

Discover Wii U Canadian Tour

Nintendo CanadaNintendo Canada is taking Wii U™ on the road to give Canadians a chance to play the system before it hits stores on November 18th. Be one of the first to experience Wii U, including the integrated GamePad controller, HD graphics, and innovative games you won’t want to miss. See the tour schedule below for times and locations. In addition, sign-up onsite only for your chance to win a Wii U Trailer-gate party for you and up to nine guests. There will be a total of six parties Nationwide and winners will receive the following: Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd November 2012

Symantec Canada Presents The Cyber Readiness Challenge

symantec canadaOn Tuesday, November 6, Symantec Canada invites security professionals and ethical hackers to help further improve their security skills at the Cyber Readiness Challenge. The event will kick off with a keynote by Clint Sand, Senior Director, Security Business Practice, Symantec, followed by a live cyber attack simulation game. Designed for all aptitude levels, participants will vie for the top prize of $2,500.00 CAD. Read the rest of this entry »

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25th October 2012

Commissioner Cavoukian Joins The Fight Against Cyberbullying

Ontario-IPC“Online social media networks like Facebook and Twitter appear to have become the new schoolyard for bullies. But unlike the tormentors of the playground, cyberbullies are able to lurk in the shadows of anonymity on the Internet, and their cruelty doesn’t stop at the end of the school day. The harm they inflict on their victims can have devastating effects, and for some may lead to the most tragic of consequences,” said Ontario’s Information and Privacy Commissioner, Dr. Ann Cavoukian, in a YouTube video released today. Read the rest of this entry »

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23rd October 2012

Toon Boom 2012 Halloween Animation Contest

Toon BoomStep aside ghouls, ghosts and phantasms, the Pumpkins are afoot! All dressed in their spookiest finery, extravagant, exotic and flamboyant, the Pumpkins make their way to the Haunted Halloween Ball, where Toon Boom is hosting its annual Halloween Animation Contest. Using a free copy of Flip Boom Doodle, dress up your eeriest Pumpkin in its creepiest clothes and make it dance at the macabre Haunted Halloween Ball. Animators of all skill levels and ages are invited to create their own dancing Pumpkin! Winners will receive an iPad or a copy of Toon Boom Studio. Contest closes on October 31st, voting begins on November 1st and winners will be announced on November 6th. Read the rest of this entry »

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