On June 21, IO hosted its 2016 Annual General Meeting and Summer Cocktail. The meeting featured updates from the Executive Committee, our Advocacy Committee Chair Mary Sorrenti (Game Pill) and our Board Governance Committee Chair Jeffrey Elliot (Table Rock Media). We were very pleased to welcome two new directors to our Board - Lisa Coulman, [...]
A critical part of the Government's Innovation Agenda starts today with the launch of an interactive website. The website, Canada.ca/Innovation, allows Canadians to share their ideas for positioning Canada as a world leader in promoting research, accelerating business growth, and propelling entrepreneurs from the commercialization and start-up stages to international success. To achieve this vision, [...]
World Refugee Day takes place June 20th and features a YouTube-A-Thon. They are encouraging participants to create a video and “donate” the views to raise funds and awareness. The more likes and shares, the better. Learn more about how you can participate here.
The Canada Media Fund invites you to meet with Program Administrator team members. The meetings and sessions will provide an opportunity to review the past year, inform you about the changes to processes, discuss your current projects and answer any questions you may have about the 2016-2017 CMF program guidelines. Details about the information sessions [...]
On Friday, April 29 Deloitte hosted a group of IO member company CEOs for a presentation on their TMT Predictions 2016. Duncan Stewart provided an update on the accuracy of his 2015 predictions before delving into his thoughts about: Device usage Laptops continue to be highly popular among millenials, while tablets are evolving into a product [...]