Amazon Testing Drone Delivery at Secret Site in Canada

Amazon is testing its drone delivery service in Canada, reports The Guardian. The retail giant has set up a secret site in BC after experiencing frustration dealing with the US federal government's restrictions, the paper says. A team of roboticists and aeronautics experts are now operating in the region. Quoth The Guardian: The...

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Desjardins Insurance Launches the new Ajusto app

Desjardins Insurance is introducing the new Ajusto app for smartphones. With this launch, Desjardins becomes the first insurer in Canada to offer a 100% mobile insurance program that doesn't require the installation of a device in the vehicle.

With the application, available from the App Store and from Google Play, the Ajusto telematics program is accessible to more clients who will be able to improve their driving behaviour, thanks to near-instant feedback of their behind-the-wheel habits.

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BDC Pledges $700 Million to Female Entrepreneurs

This week, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, hosted the Government of Canada's Women Entrepreneurs Forum in Ottawa.

The forum brought together 300 women from across the country to participate in a day-and-a-half program of inspiring role models, practical workshops, and networking and mentorship opportunities for women starting or growing a business.

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