Digital Echidna Receives David C. Onley Award for Leadership in Accessibility

London, ON-based web design company Digital Echidna is proud to announce that it has received the David C. Onley Award for Leadership in Accessibility. Digital Echidna’s content strategist, Jay Menard, accepted the award today from Her Honour, the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, in a ceremony at Queen’s Park in Toronto. The…

Blog: Discovery Conference Recap

This post was originally written by TechAlliance Business Analyst Morgan Rosenberg. This week, the Business Services team attended OCE’s flagship Discovery conference in Toronto. A true meeting of the entrepreneurial minds, the conference was chalked full with a multi-stakeholder expo, concurrent workshops, multiple pitch competitions, impressive keynotes, and great food and networking. Walking onto the…

5 CRA Questions Regarding Technical Documentation

This blog was originally written by Dmitry Brusilovsky, CEO, SRED Unlimited Recently, the CRA yet again changed their SR&ED procedures. Fortunately, the eligibility criteria remains intact: there’s no difference in what qualifies as SR&ED. However, what they’ve done is clarified how they evaluate claims. Hopefully, this will make for a less confusing process from a claimant perspective. They’re most likely further emphasizing/renewing…

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…

Member Spotlight: Northern

The monthly member spotlight is an opportunity to learn more about a leader at one of our member companies and showcase the work they are doing. This month we spotlight Chris Craigman with Northern. Learn more about Northern in our member directory. Northern is a full-service eCommerce agency. We specialize in developing eCommerce experiences and executing digital…

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…

TechAlliance partners with students on Future View Conference

On Saturday, March 18th, TechAlliance had the pleasure of partnering with one of Western University’s largest student entrepreneurship organizations, Western Founders Network, to bring London’s first Future View conference. The conference brought together students, industry and hobbyists alike to learn about the future of technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Featuring speakers from across North America, the…