Digital Extremes & Covenant House Toronto Partner on TennoCon 2017

Independent developer and publisher Digital Extremes proudly unveiled this year’s charitable partner for TennoCon 2017 is Covenant House Toronto. Aiming to double last year’s TennoCon charitable donation of nearly $75,000, Digital Extremes is pledging a portion of the event’s ticket sales to the life changing charity focused on assistance for at-risk and homeless youth. The…

Penn Orphan Disease Center to Develop Rare Disease Patient Registries

The Orphan Disease Center in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania will collaborate with Pulse Infoframe Inc., a medical informatics company, to develop rare disease patient registries aimed at enabling international collaboration to better understand these diseases, as well as accelerate and improve clinical studies to develop new therapies. “Our aim…

Member Spotlight: POI Business Interiors

The monthly member spotlight is an opportunity to learn more about a leader at one of our member companies and showcase the work they are doing. This month we spotlight Andrew Mullings, Account Executive with POI Business Interiors. Learn more about POI in our member directory. POI Business Interiors London is located at 201 Queens Avenue, London, ON.…

Blog: Does IT Matter?

This post was originally written by Joseph Edward, CEO & Chief Innovation Officer at INVORG. This is a question raised by many in organizational leadership. Over the years, technology has been brought into the organizations to resolve a specific problem and to assist some business functions such as accounting. This trend has been continuing for…

Digital Echidna Receives David C. Onley Award for Leadership in Accessibility

London, ON-based web design company Digital Echidna is proud to announce that it has received the David C. Onley Award for Leadership in Accessibility. Digital Echidna’s content strategist, Jay Menard, accepted the award today from Her Honour, the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, in a ceremony at Queen’s Park in Toronto. The…

Blog: Discovery Conference Recap

This post was originally written by TechAlliance Business Analyst Morgan Rosenberg. This week, the Business Services team attended OCE’s flagship Discovery conference in Toronto. A true meeting of the entrepreneurial minds, the conference was chalked full with a multi-stakeholder expo, concurrent workshops, multiple pitch competitions, impressive keynotes, and great food and networking. Walking onto the…

5 CRA Questions Regarding Technical Documentation

This blog was originally written by Dmitry Brusilovsky, CEO, SRED Unlimited Recently, the CRA yet again changed their SR&ED procedures. Fortunately, the eligibility criteria remains intact: there’s no difference in what qualifies as SR&ED. However, what they’ve done is clarified how they evaluate claims. Hopefully, this will make for a less confusing process from a claimant perspective. They’re most likely further emphasizing/renewing…

LMIEC Rebrands As Immploy

The London Middlesex Immigrant Employment Council has rebranded itself as Immploy. The new brand better reflects the organization’s collaborations outside of London Middlesex. Immploy supports, develops and strengthens employer-driven initiatives that better recognize, value and celebrate international skills and experience. The new Immploy brand and renaming of associated programs to Immploy Mentorship and Immploy Job…

Announcing AntrisPro+: New Workplace Efficiency Tool Reduces Administration and Supports Employee Safety

Antris, the Ontario-based developer of mobile safety solutions for work-alone employees, is proud to launch a new product: AntrisPro+. Responding to a shift in workplace culture as an increasing number of employees work alone or remotely, AntrisPro+ combines the latest in GIS tracking technology and geo-fencing, with Antris’ signature time-interval check-ins to enable organizations to…

Studio Y Applications Now Open

MaRS is now taking applications for our 2017–2018 Fellowship, which runs part-time between September and May. Why should you apply? Studio Y isn’t just a fast-paced systems leadership training opportunity – fellows will also develop a unique project powered by access to the coaching, learning, and mentorship available inside the MaRS ecosystem. This funded cohort is…