Celebrating 10 years in the business, YouTube recently opened up voting for users to pick their all-time favourite ads. The results are in. In first is Turkish Airlines and the teams at Crispin Porter + Bogusky and Starcom for making Kobe vs. Messi: The Selfie Shootout. Combining the world's newfound selfie obsession with...read more
Canadians who work from home often miss the office and worry about becoming overnight from constant snacking. According to research by...read more
Jason Mainella says that if you ask a child about what they wish they could do, a lot of them...read more
Technology has led to the evolution of many industries. However, the accounting industry has always been slow to adopt change.
I’m sure when most think of an accountant, there is still a stereotypical image of an elderly individual with a calculator on their desk and papers shuffled up in piles throughout the office.read more
Most Canadians have to change companies in order to move up the corporate ladder.read more
Canada has around three million lakes, which make up 9% of its total area.
Perhaps that's why searches for "lakes" outpaced searches for "beaches". (Then again, not only does Canada have the most lakes in the world, we also have the longest coastline.)read more
Sleep is something we all need, but remarkably few of us actually get enough of it. We can blame any number of things, from the oppressive 9-to-5 structure our culture is built on, to our children and pets, or even pre-existing medical conditions that make sleep elusive.read more
Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform SilkStart announced today that they recently raised an oversubscribed $550K seed round that included HIGHLINE and a group of US and Canadian angel investors.read more
An average of 28 people are killed due to distracted driving each year in Manitoba, while nearly 2,500 distracted drivers are involved in collisions annually.read more
Flook , a brand new buy and sell app developed specifically for the BC market, is transforming local classifieds.
As we all know, classified ads are notoriously unattractive and sifting through results can be cumbersome. Search results are often too broad and you can waste a lot of time searching as well as communicating with buyers and sellers who aren't a match.read more
You have to admire their courage—after writhing in vicarious empathetic pain.read more
Bee Vectoring Technology has secured $3.1 million in financing to commercialize its patented crop targeting solution.read more
Wattpad recently announced the Wattpad Scholarship, an opportunity for up to five students in the US and Canada to receive a $1,500 scholarship towards their educational aspirations.read more
Nearly half of employees report feeling overworked (43 per cent) and burnt out (49 per cent), but the overwhelming majority (89 per cent) are still happy at work and motivated to rise in their organization.
These results are from the inaugural Workplace Index conducted by Staples Advantage. The index is a look at trends in the rapidly evolving workplace in Canada.read more
In the Canadian investment landscape, there are few VCs as adept at funding tech successes as OMERS Ventures, the venture capital arm of OMERS, one of the country’s largest pension funds.
In Vancouver alone, OMERS Ventures has funded Hootsuite, BuildDirect, and Vision Critical. Their portfolio also includes Wattpad and Shopify, the latter of which prominently entered the public markets last month on both the TSX and NYSE.read more