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Published on Tue, 03/15/2011 by Competition Bureau

Advertising on Social Networking Sites

Advertising on Social Networking Sites

Consumer Advisory

OTTAWA, March 15, 2011 -- Today is World Consumer Rights Day. On this occasion, and as part of Fraud Prevention Month, Deputy Commissioner of Competition Lisa Campbell will be speaking at a conference on "Consumers in the Digital Era", hosted by the Union des consommateurs in Montreal.

Published on Wed, 03/09/2011 by Trend Micro

Trend Micro's 2nd Annual "What's Your Story?" Video Contest Countdown for final entries

Trend Micro's 2nd Annual "What's Your Story?" Video Contest Countdown for final entries

$10,000 US to be awarded as First Prize
Teens, schools and other video enthusiasts have until April 5th to submit entries.
Facebook, social networks & Internet security advocates join forces to promote online safety

Published on Tue, 02/01/2011 by Heart & Stroke Foundation

Heart And Stroke Foundation Warns: Denial Putting Canadians At High Risk Of Cutting Their Lives Short

Heart And Stroke Foundation Warns: Denial Putting Canadians At High Risk Of Cutting Their Lives Short

Dr. Abramson

Foundation launches new mobile App to help Canadians take control of their risks

Ottawa − The Heart and Stroke Foundation’s 2011 Report on Canadians’ Health warns that nine out of 10 Canadians are jeopardizing the quality and length of their lives. The Foundation found that many Canadians are in denial about their risk factors for heart disease such as being overweight and being physically inactive − risk factors they can manage and control.

Published on Tue, 09/14/2010 by Canada Beef Inc.

Innovative videos clearly illustrate proper food handling

Innovative videos clearly illustrate proper food handling

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Calgary, AB – (September 14, 2010) – The Beef Information Centre (BIC) has released a series of safe food handling videos for consumers.

The ‘Food TLC’ series takes a food safety management system approach to food safety at home by following food from the grocery store, to preparation, cooking, storing and reheating. The series of stories is told by ‘Marissa the Meat Maven’ an animated character who conveys the messages in a consumer-friendly way while keeping the videos fun and engaging.

Published on Mon, 07/19/2010 by goExplore.mobi Inc (Pedersen Productions Inc.)

Smaller Canadian Communities in New smartPhone App

Smaller Canadian Communities in New smartPhone App

Two New Brunswick brothers – both in their 60s – have come together late in their working careers to create goExplore Canada, the first big, big smartPhone travel app for all of Canada.

“Our goal was the most complete travel app for Canada,” said Mark Pedersen, 62. “If you’re traveling in Canada, this is the app you want to have.”

With that goal in mind, the producers are reaching beyond the big cities to include attractions in smaller communities as well, plus their hotels, restaurants and shops.

Published on Fri, 05/21/2010 by Marketwire

Your news delivered your way

Your news delivered your way

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Published on Mon, 05/17/2010 by News Canada

How videos can monetize your website when you don’t have the time or the budget

How videos can monetize your website when you don’t have the time or the budget

Don’t get left behind in the internet race
Add video content to your website and be the leader of the pack

Attend this free upcoming webinar to learn tips and information on how free video content can be used to generate and increase traffic to your site and increase your web revenue.

This webinar will cover:

Published on Tue, 04/06/2010 by World Vision Canada

Using Social Media for Social Change

Using Social Media for Social Change

A recent survey from Ipsos Reid found that people of all ages are spending more and more time online, in fact they spend more than 18 hours a week online. While entertainment, information gathering and shopping may be popular activities, many Canadians are actually going online to champion causes they believe in using social media. Some great examples of cause-worthy social media campaigns include Earth Hour, 30 Hour Famine and Twestival.

Published on Tue, 03/23/2010 by World Vision Canada

How Social Media Benefits Your Child

How Social Media Benefits Your Child

As a parent, you wonder, maybe even worry, about the life your teenager leads online. While social media may fuel your teen’s need to comment on idol gossip, follow celebrities and post minute-to-minute status updates, social media also provides many positive benefits for your teen, here are just a few:

Create study groups for school.
Teens use social media to form study groups and plan group projects. By connecting through social media group members are able to brainstorm ideas, share content, stay organized and keep communication open.

Published on Mon, 11/23/2009 by Canadian Community Newspapers Association

Community Content launches new website

Community Content launches new website

CCNA's Community Content service has revamped its website. The new and improved site (www.communitycontent.ca) has more features for newspaper staff whether they're looking for content to add to a special section or doing research for a story.

Improved functionality makes the new site a more useful tool for editorial staff:

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