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Survey Says… 49% Believe It is Acceptable For Governtments To Spy On Their Online Activity

By Dave Forde / August 30, 2013

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority recently conducted a survey to help gauge consumers opinions around the area of governments monitoring email and other online activity. This of course is triggered by the must US-citizen Edward Snowden who leaked information about the National Security Agency (NSA) continued monitoring of American’s private information online.

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Travel Marketplace Demeure Secures $4 Million In Funding

By Dave Forde / August 30, 2013

Waterloo-based Demeure, a travel marketplace has just announced the startup has closed $4 million in funding that will be used to grow and expand the reach of Demeure’s online marketplace through sales and marketing efforts, and continued investment in the Marketplace Management System. The funding comes from from new and existing shareholders, which nows brings the total raised to $8 million.

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Bill McGill Resignes As CEO Of VersaPay, O'Neill Takes On Role

By Dave Forde / August 29, 2013

VersaPay Corporation, a provider of cloud-based financial technology solutions, just announced that CEO, Bill McGill has resigned and will be leaving the Company, effective August 31, 2013. Bill will remain on VersaPay’s Board of Directors. Mr. McGill will be replaced by software veteran Craig O’Neill.

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Former CBC Exec Launches Bristow Global Media, Content Creation On All Platforms

By Dave Forde / August 28, 2013

After her sudden departure from CBC as their Executive Director of Studio and Unscripted Programming, Julie Bristow has unveiled her next venture – Bristow Global Media Inc. (BGM). BGM will produce all genres of content across traditional and digital platforms specializing in innovative consumer engagement and participation beyond television. Backed by a team of industry experts and strategic partnerships,

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The MINI Roller Coaster Hits The Streets Of Downtown Toronto

By Dave Forde / August 26, 2013

As distinctive as the car it self, MINI has rolled out its latest campaign with the help of Anomaly, its agency of record (AOR). Picking up from the campaign they launched back in May called “NOT NORMAL,” which was aimed to help reinforce MINI’s unique and “only MINI can do” attitude. This time MINI Canada and Anomaly took directly to the streets of downtown Toronto. Through vigorous planning and with the help of Toronto-based production company Asymetric, three MINI Coop