Big Blue Bubble Announces Console Release Date for Foregone

The stunning 2D action-platformer launches October 5, 2020 on the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One Big Blue Bubble will launch their challenging 2D action-platformer Foregone on all major consoles on October 5th, 2020. Developed with support from Ontario Creates and currently available in Early Access on the Epic Games Store, players can soon…

Federal Innovation Assistance Program now accepting applications

Applications are now being accepted for the Innovation Assistance Program (IAP), providing financial assistance for small and medium-sized companies. The $250 million initiative was announced by the Government of Canada last week to provide support for technology-driven companies without a revenue history that would qualify them for the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS). IAP, administered by…

Northern Commerce Commits up to $150,000 to Local Nonprofits in Time of Need

Northern Commerce is seeking applications from local nonprofit organizations and charities to be the next Northern Cares Charitable Partner—an opportunity for deserving organizations to receive up to $150,000 of in-kind digital agency services. “Times like these have highlighted the importance of nonprofits and charities to have an online presence—since people are unable to attend events…

New Federal Support Announced for Tech Startups

Addressing the call for action to support early-stage and high-growth startups, the federal government announced $250M in emergency funding through the National Research Council (NRC). The NRC IRAP Innovation Assistance Program aims to close a significant gap for businesses that were ineligible for existing relief programs, helping startups in the technology and innovation sectors sustain through the COVID-19…