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The Earth Group on CTV

May 26, 2016

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Circle Cardiovascular Imaging Completes Substantial Financing Round

March 24, 2016

Circle Cardiovascular Imaging Completes Substantial Financing Round from BDC Capital and Others to Support International Business Expansion Read all about it here

BecomeTheGamer in the news

January 26, 2016

BecomeTheGamer: A Web Tool That Will Help You Build Better Dota 2 Teams Read more here

eThor to Partner with MasterCard on Loyalty Platform

December 7, 2015

eThor, the world leader in point-of-sale (POS) integration, has announced a partnership with MasterCard, as the global payments giant launches a new technical program to support loyalty initiatives across all channels. Consumers and merchants alike have been looking for ways to make the payment and loyalty program elements of shopping more convenient and seamless. While …

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Ex-Stampeder Johnny Forzani making name for himself in business

July 30, 2015

From the gridiron catching passes to tossing some well-placed irons in the business world fires, Johnny Forzani is making an incredible transition. He first followed in his father Tom’s footsteps and became a highly successful receiver with the Calgary Stampeders in the Canadian Football League five years ago, reaching his peak in 2011 with 45 …

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Safeguarding your ICEfaces 1.8 application investment

July 7, 2015

We have had many inquiries recently from customers who have been relying on applications running with ICEfaces 1.8 open source. The primary question has been “Can I still get updates, and what should we be doing to ensure we can get support in the future if we need it?” The open source version of ICEfaces …

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MacBain’s Unique Energy Choice to “EMPOWER” Alberta Charities

June 28, 2015

MacBain Properties Ltd., a North American property management and development company, has opted to switch their energy provider to Sponsor Energy Inc. in a move that will see them save on their energy bills while being able to support a variety of charities on a regional basis. MacBain’s property portfolio ranges from commercial office properties …

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Decisive Farming wins two awards at TECTERRA showcase

June 25, 2015

Decisive Farming was recognized for advancing the use of geomatics technology in Agriculture at the 5th annual TECTERRA Geomatics Showcase held June 24, 2015 in Calgary, Alberta. The TECTERRA Geomatics Showcase is the largest geospatial tradeshow in Canada. With over 60 companies and 500 attendees, it is a one-day event designed to showcase innovation in …

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Baby Gourmet Plus Product Line Wins The Canadian Retail Grocery Council’s Annual Grand Prix Award For Most Innovative Product, 2014

June 3, 2015

Baby Gourmet, Canada’s leading organic baby food company, announced today that Baby Gourmet Plus, an organic baby food line containing super fruits, vegetables, Greek yogurt and whole grains in every pouch, is the recipient of Canadian Retail Grocery Council’s 2014 Annual Grand Prix Award for innovation in baby care. Now in its 22nd year, the …

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Granify Raises $9 Million from Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures to Help Online Retailers Automatically Convert More Visitors into Customers

May 26, 2015

Granify, the leading automatic e-commerce revenue optimization platform, announced today that Valar Ventures, the global venture fund backed by Peter Thiel, has led a $9 million CAD Series A investment in the company. Granify has developed revolutionary technology that automatically converts more online shoppers by predicting, in real time, which shoppers aren’t going to purchase …

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