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26th March 2013

The Carte Blanche For Creatives Contest Officially Launched

astral mediaCanadian out-of-home advertising provider Astral Out-of-Home, a subsidiary of Astral Media Inc., has launched the latest edition of the Carte Blanche for Creatives contest. New this year, the contest is expanding by adding a third part into the fold: the Digital Out-of-Home in Vancouver. Back for a fourth consecutive year, the contest offers agency creatives the opportunity to create an OOH ad on behalf of a client and submit it to the creative community for comments and votes, as well as to a jury made up of people from the industry. In addition to providing a vertical French advertising face in Montréal and an English bus shelter face in Toronto, the contest enters the Vancouver market with a digital English advertising face in English. Read the rest of this entry »

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26th March 2013

AMI Launches 2013 Scholarship Program

Accessible Media IncAccessible Media Inc. (AMI) has announced that it will launch its 2013 Scholarship Program on Tuesday, April 2nd. Entering its second season, the AMI Scholarship Program reaffirms the organization’s continuing mission to improve, increase and promote media accessibility for all Canadians. The program awards two $5,000 scholarships per year to qualifying individuals, one of which is reserved for a student with a permanent disability. The application deadline for this year’s program is Tuesday, May 28th at 3 pm ET. Read the rest of this entry »

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18th March 2013

Universal Music Canada And Nimbus School Of Recording Arts Present The Nimbus Mix Contest

nimbusComing up on April 1st 2013, Nimbus School of Recording Arts is launching the first annual Nimbus Mix Contest in partnership with Universal Music Canada, hosted by Indaba Music. High school students, aged 13-19 have the chance to create their own mix (or remix) of tracks from Hedley, Sam Roberts, and Karl Wolf for a chance to win a $25,000 scholarship to attend Nimbus. Starting April 1, 2013, students will be able to download the raw tracks and create their own unique mixes (or remixes). Contestants will need to upload their mixes by April 30, 2013 for public voting. Read the rest of this entry »

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18th March 2013

Telus Globe And Mail $100,000.00 Business Challenge

telusTELUS and The Globe and Mail today announced the launch of The Challenge, the 3rd annual contest inviting Canadian small and medium-sized business owners to present their biggest business challenge for the opportunity to win a $100,000 grant from TELUS. Entrepreneurs across Canada are invited to submit entries at online and will be judged by a panel that includes entrepreneurs and business experts. Read the rest of this entry »

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11th March 2013

Pixel Blue College Scholarships At Edmonton Videogame Contest

mini-orbyA Retro Video Game Tournament presented by My Plastic Heaven will be held at Play n Trade, 15983 – 97 Street, Edmonton, on 16 March 2013. Pixel Blue College is pleased to announce that it will be awarding ten $1,000 scholarships to its five or six month diploma programs. Programs which qualify for the scholarship are: 3D Animation, 2D Character Animation, Design and Motion Graphics and Digital Audio Production. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th March 2013

Fans Create Music For The Secret World MMO

funcomLast month Funcom announced a unique competition where the community could send in their own self-made music. The winning tunes would be implemented into The Secret World where they could be enjoyed by all the players in the game. Funcom is excited to announce that The ‘Get your Music in the Game’ competition has been a great success, all thanks to the combined creative power of the games’ wonderful community. Funcom has received more than three hundred submissions, many of them containing several songs. Read the rest of this entry »

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6th March 2013

Your Chance To Join ET Canada As Special Guest Reporter

camera orbyThis month, ET Canada is dialing up the viewer experience with the return of ETC Live on Wednesday nights and an exclusive opportunity for one lucky and talented fan to join hosts Cheryl Hickey, Rick Campanelli and Roz Weston as a special guest reporter on March 27, 2013. Starting today, Canadians can submit their 60-second audition video online. Videos will be reviewed by ET Canada’s producing team and the top four submissions will be posted online with viewers getting the final say on who wins!  Voting will commence on March 13. Read the rest of this entry »

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5th March 2013

High School Students Compete in National Cyber Defense Competition

mini-orbyCyberPatriot V will culminate next week with the National Finals Competition on March 14-16 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, MD. After three impressive preliminary rounds for which over 1,200 teams registered, just 28 teams remain, including 2 teams from Manitoba. The teams will compete for top honours in the All Service and Open Division categories. Secretary of the Air Force Michael B. Donley will be the Keynote Speaker at the National Finals Competition Awards Banquet on Saturday evening. Awards will be presented by Maj. Gen. Suzanne M. Vautrinot , Commander, 24th Air Force, and Kathy Warden , Corporate Vice President and President, Northrop Grumman Information Systems. Read the rest of this entry »

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5th March 2013

2013 BCIC-New Ventures Competition Launched

New Ventures BC CompetitionMore than $300,000 in prizes are waiting to be scooped up by emerging companies in BC’s technology space through the annual BCIC-New Ventures Competition, which kicks off this week. Now in its 13th year, the competition has welcomed over 1,400 early?stage tech entrepreneurs since 2001, all with a dream to turn their concepts into reality. Ideas entered in the competition are then judged for their potential to become successful companies. Read the rest of this entry »

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4th March 2013

Collaborative Crowdsourcing Experiment Boot Camp For Sir Richard Branson’s Big Idea 2013

c2-mtlFor its upcoming edition, C2-Montreal, in collaboration with Sid Lee, is launching a global collaborative crowdsourcing experiment Boot Camp that will challenge thousands of creative and entrepreneurs from around the world to raise awareness and create a movement to support one of Sir Richard’s favourite causes: ending the war on drugs. The best ideas developed throughout the eighty-day process will be presented to Sir Richard himself and the 2,000 plus international delegates present at the 2013 C2-MTL international commerce and creativity conference on Thursday May 23. The Young Glory competition’s winners, business leaders from around the world, C2-MTL ambassadors, Sid Lee’s 600 employees and all delegates attending C2-MTL will be invited to develop ideas around the cause. Eva Van Den Bulcke, associate creative director and partner at Sid Lee, will judge and curate the ideas shared throughout the process. Read the rest of this entry »

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