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Fanshawe announces youth-focused Career Launcher program

Fanshawe College’s Community Employment Services has received $3.74 million in funding from the Federal Department of Employment and Social Development Canada. Fanshawe’s project, Career Launcher, is part of the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy (YESS) program. This program is available at no cost to eligible participants between 15 and 30 years of age at Fanshawe employment centres…

Paystone expands auto sector footprint with new partnership

Paystone, a leading payments and software company, today announced an enhanced partnership with Leader Auto Resources (LAR Inc.), North America’s largest automotive buying group. This partnership expands the company’s footprint in the automotive industry by an additional 2,000 merchants and comes as a result of Paystone’s recent acquisition of Swift Payments, a Canadian merchant services…

Support Local Oxford helps Oxford County #shoplocal

What happens to small town favorites when they can’t rely on the walk-in traffic that normally drives their business?  Three Oxford County entrepreneurs set out to address that gap with Support Local Oxford, a new local ecommerce platform that offers residents the opportunity to #shoplocal from their favorite Oxford County businesses all in one place, and have their purchases delivered directly to their doorstep. Jerry Acchione, along with Matt Lipskey and Mitch Ludington, didn’t want…

Big Blue Bubble acquired by EG7

Swedish video game publisher Enad Global 7 AB has entered into an agreement to purchase London’s Big Blue Bubble. Founded in 2002, Big Blue Bubble has published over 100 titles in partnership with brands including Disney, Dreamworks, Scholastic, and Nickelodeon, but has found great success in recent years creating and publishing their own unique IP,…