CDMN News

Budget 2015 supports entrepreneurship, exports, R&D

23 Apr 2015

On April 21, Finance Minister Joe Oliver delivered the 2015 federal budget, titled Strong Leadership: A Balanced Budget Tax Plan for Jobs, Growth and Prosperity. Several items are of interest to members of the Canadian Digital Media Network, particularly those relating to support for entrepreneurship, export development and investments in research and digital infrastructure. Support for entrepreneurship Budget […]

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Category: CDMN News, Featured, Government

Canadian Digital Media Network Passport program to offer companies coast to coast workspace

19 Jan 2015

Connect with business growth opportunities across Canada. The CDMN Passport program offers physical working space in 8 provinces to hub clients. As members of the CDMN hub network, companies will be able to land at any of the 23 participating hubs. Co-working space is provided free of charge. Access to standard business services like telephone, […]

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Brazil companies explore Canadian tech ecosystem through new CDMN program

05 Nov 2014

As part of the Canadian Digital Media Network’s new Brazil-Canada Bi-Lateral Exchange program, three Brazilian technology companies visited the Communitech Hub in Waterloo Region last month to explore the ecosystem in hopes of expanding into the Canadian market. The entrepreneurs travelled to Canada following Brazil-Canada Tech Week Sept. 29 to Oct. 3 in Sao Paulo […]

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Category: CDMN News, Featured

International ties drawn tighter through Canada 3.0

03 Nov 2014

CALGARY Canada 3.0 2014 drew several international visitors to Calgary, to participate in the Canadian Energy Supply Chain Forum as well as pre-arranged business meetings. Delegations from Finland, Mexico, Taiwan, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands were all on hand at the BMO Centre, exploring opportunities for international business relationships. CDMN representatives participated in a […]

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Challenges and opportunities of cleantech key themes as Canada 3.0 closes

31 Oct 2014

The challenges and opportunities of clean technology were a major focus at Canada 3.0 2014, which wrapped up in Calgary on Thursday. That focus was evident right from the opening panel of the three-day conference, when Suzanne West, President and CEO of Imaginea Energy, challenged the audience to focus on ‘AND’, by urging companies to […]

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Category: Canada 3.0, CDMN News, Featured

Mutual understanding key to tech-energy collaboration: Canada 3.0 panel

30 Oct 2014

CALGARY The second day of Canada 3.0 2014 offered delegates a deeper dive into the Canadian energy sector, including key insights into what energy companies look for from technology companies. The day kicked off with a market overview by Terry Abel, the Director of Oil Sands at the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers. A key […]

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More than 400 gather in Calgary for Canada 3.0

29 Oct 2014

CALGARY More than 400 delegates gathered to kick off Canada 3.0 2014 Tuesday as part of the Canadian Energy Supply Chain Forum. This year’s event marks a departure from the typical Canada 3.0 formula, which has annually brought together tech industry leaders, researchers and policy makers in a conversation about Canada’s digital economy. The Canada 3.0 […]

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Category: Canada 3.0, CDMN News, Featured

‘Good for the country:’ Energy and tech set to meet at Canada 3.0

25 Oct 2014

OpenText’s Tom Jenkins and Imaginea Energy’s Suzanne West come from different parts of the country, and have built their careers in different sectors of the economy. Jenkins, of course, is the former CEO and current board chair of OpenText, one of Canada’s largest and most successful technology companies. West has built and sold oil and […]

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Category: Canada 3.0, CDMN News, Featured