LMIEC Rebrands As Immploy

The London Middlesex Immigrant Employment Council has rebranded itself as Immploy. The new brand better reflects the organization’s collaborations outside of London Middlesex. Immploy supports, develops and strengthens employer-driven initiatives that better recognize, value and celebrate international skills and experience. The new Immploy brand and renaming of associated programs to Immploy Mentorship and Immploy Job…

Announcing AntrisPro+: New Workplace Efficiency Tool Reduces Administration and Supports Employee Safety

Antris, the Ontario-based developer of mobile safety solutions for work-alone employees, is proud to launch a new product: AntrisPro+. Responding to a shift in workplace culture as an increasing number of employees work alone or remotely, AntrisPro+ combines the latest in GIS tracking technology and geo-fencing, with Antris’ signature time-interval check-ins to enable organizations to…

Studio Y Applications Now Open

MaRS is now taking applications for our 2017–2018 Fellowship, which runs part-time between September and May. Why should you apply? Studio Y isn’t just a fast-paced systems leadership training opportunity – fellows will also develop a unique project powered by access to the coaching, learning, and mentorship available inside the MaRS ecosystem. This funded cohort is…

Lambton Youth Program Aims to Bridge Gap

Lambton College in partnership with Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC), Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership (SLEP), and Sarnia-Lambton Industrial Alliance (SLIA) are pleased to announce a new youth education program that aims to benefit local individuals between the ages of 15-29. The Sarnia Youth Skills Connection (YSC) program, set to be rolled out in Sarnia-Lambton in the coming…

The 2017 Techcellence Award Winners

This year’s Techcellence Awards have come and gone, and we saw some excellent companies in both the nominations and the finalists. But for the winners… there can be only one! Here are the winners for each category: Community Engagement Award: Arcane Business Growth Award: Race Roster Startup Innovation Award: Formi 3DP Lifetime Achievement Award: Hank…

Ontario Opens World-Leading Artificial Intelligence Institute

Ontario is ensuring businesses in the province continue to stay ahead in the innovation economy, and attract investment and top talent, by supporting a new institute for artificial intelligence (AI) with a specific focus on deep learning and machine learning. Ontario’s highly skilled workforce, competitive business climate and recognized culture of innovation make the province…

17 Entrepreneurs Accepted into the 2017 PSI Cohort

After a rigorous selection process, Propel (Western University’s Entrepreneurship Centre) has revealed their cohort of startups for their Summer Incubator program – PSI. The program received a record number of applications from over 90 entrepreneurs across Southwestern Ontario. After a competitive process that involved a written application and in-person pitch, 11 startups comprising of 17…

Announcing the 2017 Tech Champions!

Last year TechAlliance unveiled a new initiative designed to recognize members of the community who are out there making a difference. Tech Champions are the people that make the tech sector great, and today we’re incredibly pleased to announce our 2017 recipients. Congratulations to the 2017 Tech Champions: Rob Mitchell, Karen Chalmers, Nathan Deslippe, and…

Announcing the 2017 Techcellence Award Finalists

Lifetime Achievement Award Winner In 1977, a young entrepreneur bought Trojan Metal Products Limited – a small company located in London, Ontario. Today, Trojan Technologies provides clean water to a billion people around the world. We’re incredibly pleased to announce that Hank Vander Laan will be receiving this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award for his countless…