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Waterloo firm scores deal with NHL

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Athletica Sports Systems scored a big deal with the NHL

The Waterloo company, which specializes in making boards for hockey rinks, is now supplying goals to the National Hockey League"

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Founded in 1996, Athletica makes and installs dasher boards for ice and in-line hockey, indoor soccer and other recreational activities.

The company has 100 employees during its busy season from August to November, Staines said.

he newly redesigned goals were manufactured in Waterloo and delivered to all 30 NHL teams by a Sept. 15 deadline, Athletica said.

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Now Available! August Edition of The Triangle

Now Available! August Edition of The Triangle | Canada's Technology Triangle Inc. | Scoop.it

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Gowlings Welcomes Leading Patent Agent Jeffrey Wong In Waterloo

Seeking Your Support In Identifying Prospective VIP's For This Year's Passport To Success

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Cloud Computing Trends for 2014

Cloud Computing Trends for 2014 | Canada's Technology Triangle Inc. | Scoop.it
Cloud computing has experienced an exponential rise over the past few years. To be precise, by the end of the year 2013, almost 60% of small to medium sized

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Cloud computing is a hot topic, especially with BYOD.  See which other trends make the 2014 list.

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BlackBerry forms business unit to hold patent portfolio, innovative tech assets

BlackBerry forms business unit to hold patent portfolio, innovative tech assets | Canada's Technology Triangle Inc. | Scoop.it

BlackBerry Ltd. has created a new business unit that will combine some of its most innovative technology. The new unit, to be called BlackBerry Technology Solutions, will include the Waterloo company's QNX division (embedded software), Project Ion (Internet of Things applications), Certicom (cryptography applications), RF antenna tuning and its patent portfolio.

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Music Festivals And More In Waterloo Region This Summer

Music Festivals And More In Waterloo Region This Summer | Canada's Technology Triangle Inc. | Scoop.it

With festivals featuring practically every genre of music, the Waterloo Region is bursting with dozens of live entertainment options this summer. The Waterloo Region, is quickly becoming known across the country for its live arts scene, specifically the many family friendly and free music festivals that have gained international recognition over the years....

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Landing a big one

Landing a big one | Canada's Technology Triangle Inc. | Scoop.it

Sysco Corporation has opened a new sales support centre in a former BlackBerry building on Phillip Street. Sysco, a Fortune 100 company that generated more than $44 billion in sales in 2013, is recognized as a global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products to restaurants, hospitals, schools and others involved in meal preparation.

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Now Available! July Edition of The Triangle

Now Available! July Edition of The Triangle | Canada's Technology Triangle Inc. | Scoop.it

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What If I spend Money To Train My Employees And They Leave

Waterloo Region's Strength In Auto Manufacturing Through Innovation & Talent

Accessibility And Your Website

Gowlings Still The Busiest Law Firm For Canadian M&A

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Ontario government committing $25 million over 5 yrs to IQC

Ontario government committing $25 million over 5 yrs to IQC | Canada's Technology Triangle Inc. | Scoop.it

The Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) at Waterloo is among the top five quantum research institutes in the world. Ontario’s renewed support for IQC further positions Waterloo to take full advantage of the opportunities of quantum information science and technologies....

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Ontario water project on verge of a torrent of data

Ontario water project on verge of a torrent of data | Canada's Technology Triangle Inc. | Scoop.it

From little things, big data grows.


That might be the slogan of the Southern Ontario Water Consortium, a partnership of eight Ontario universities which is building a data platform for water testing technologies that will help protect drinking water and predict floods.

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Waterloo Region can grow the next generation of technology companies

Waterloo Region can grow the next generation of technology companies | Canada's Technology Triangle Inc. | Scoop.it

This is a region that has long been known for having smart, entrepreneurial people inventing great technology. The Accelerator Centre - an incubator that works with startup technology companies over two or three years and provides commercialization support. It is one of the more successful incubators, having worked with more than 130 startups since it was launched in 2006. With luck, some of the startups might grow to become the size of BlackBerry or Open Text.

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Mike Lazaridis on Canada's next computing revolution

Mike Lazaridis on Canada's next computing revolution | Canada's Technology Triangle Inc. | Scoop.it
The BlackBerry co-founder speaks on how Canada is poised to reap the rewards
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Cambridge Toyota plant tops in manufacturing quality report

Cambridge Toyota plant tops in manufacturing quality report | Canada's Technology Triangle Inc. | Scoop.it
The Toyota plant in Cambridge, Ont., which makes the Lexus RX sport utility vehicle, was recognized by Detroit-based J.D. Power for having the fewest defects or malfunctions—12 per 100 vehicles manufactured.
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Cisco Canada to head $150M fund for startup companies

Cisco Canada to head $150M fund for startup companies | Canada's Technology Triangle Inc. | Scoop.it
Cisco Canada plans to invest $150 million over 10 years in a variety of Canadian startup companies, technology development incubators and new technologies that it thinks have the potential to affect the global market.
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BlackBerry Expands Commitment to Mobile Payments Management Services

BlackBerry Expands Commitment to Mobile Payments Management Services | Canada's Technology Triangle Inc. | Scoop.it

BlackBerry Limited announced a new three-year agreement with EnStream LP, a mobile payments joint venture owned by Canadian wireless carriers Bell, Rogers and TELUS, to provide a secure platform that supports transaction services between leading banks and consumers. Under the agreement, EnStream will leverage BlackBerry’s proven and reliable infrastructure to enable financial institutions, including Royal Bank of Canada, TD Bank Group, CIBC and Desjardins, and mobile operators to securely provision sensitive payment card credentials into any smartphone capable of near field communication

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Heffner Lexus Toyota Scion Completes Solar Installation Atop Dealership

Heffner Lexus Toyota Scion Completes Solar Installation Atop Dealership | Canada's Technology Triangle Inc. | Scoop.it

Heffner Lexus Toyota Scion announced the completion of a 220kW solar installation lining the rooftops of its Kitchener dealership. Consisting of over 800 panels, the state-of-the-art installation will generate approximately 275,000 kWh annually for at least the next 20 years – enough energy to power approximately 26 homes per year. The installation offsets 190 metric tons of carbon per year; that is equivalent to the carbon sequestered by 150 acres of forest.

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A startup nation focused on Waterloo Region: Minister of Citizenship and Immigration

A startup nation focused on Waterloo Region: Minister of Citizenship and Immigration | Canada's Technology Triangle Inc. | Scoop.it

Waterloo Region is the best place in Canada to start a business, making it a natural choice for entrepreneurial immigrants. Immigration was the subject of a roundtable discussion the minister held at the Hub with some of the region’s technology leaders. The first of its kind in the world, the Start-up Visa Program enables immigrant entrepreneurs to connect with private-sector organizations working with startups.

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Desire2Learn ‘just getting warmed up’ with $85M Series B round

Desire2Learn ‘just getting warmed up’ with $85M Series B round | Canada's Technology Triangle Inc. | Scoop.it

Kitchener-based Desire2Learn has closed an $85-million Series B investment round as its global footprint in educational technology grows at an ever-quicker pace. With more than 1,100 clients and about 15 million learners already using its product, Baker predicts only more growth ahead as learning becomes more personalized and spreads beyond educational institutions and into workplaces.

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BlackBerry closes chapter on restructuring process: Chen

BlackBerry closes chapter on restructuring process: Chen | Canada's Technology Triangle Inc. | Scoop.it
‘Barring any unexpected downturns in the market, we will be adding head count in certain areas such as product development, sales and customer service, beginning in modest numbers,’ CEO says in internal memo (RT @lisadrewradio: Waterloo's BlackBerry...
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Solar power surging to forefront of Canadian energy

Solar power surging to forefront of Canadian energy | Canada's Technology Triangle Inc. | Scoop.it
The action on large solar projects is taking place only in Ontario, where pro-renewable-energy government policies essentially subsidize solar installations. That has not been duplicated in any other province.
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Make way for a funkier, cooler Waterloo

Make way for a funkier, cooler Waterloo | Canada's Technology Triangle Inc. | Scoop.it

Intermarket Developments Inc. is spending about $160 million to revamp the site of the former NCR plant into a mixed-use project that includes office space, data centre, retail, restaurants and grocery store..

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How to Relocate Your Business

How to Relocate Your Business | Canada's Technology Triangle Inc. | Scoop.it
Running out of space? In an area that's headed downhill? Need an upgrade? It might be time to move your business to another location.
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Chief among current reasons for relocation is the need for a suitable work force..




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Terra Nova Shoes moving footwear factory to Cambridge

Terra Nova Shoes moving footwear factory to Cambridge | Canada's Technology Triangle Inc. | Scoop.it

A footwear factory that operated in a small Newfoundland community for more than 40 years relocating to Ontario.

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Now Available! June Edition of The Triangle

Now Available! June Edition of The Triangle | Canada's Technology Triangle Inc. | Scoop.it

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CTT Inc. Releases New Video Celebrating Waterloo Region's Evolutionary and Transformative Nature

Velocity Foundry and Garage Opening

Brainport Eindhoven Region - Sound Familiar?

Athena Software - New Zealand/Australia/Canada World Tour 2013

Highlights From June 3rd's Tuesdays Thought Leadership - Waterfront Toronto

CTT Inc.'s Federal and Provincial Government Team In Global Markets

Hope For The Best, Prepare For The Worst

Brain Gain - How Innovative Cities Create Jobs Growth In An Age Of Disruption

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Unitron’s 50-year head start in wearable tech — Communitech

Unitron’s 50-year head start in wearable tech — Communitech | Canada's Technology Triangle Inc. | Scoop.it

Before wearables were a movement, IoT was a buzzword, and before BlackBerry made Waterloo Region a tech magnet, there was Unitron. Unitron’s first big breakthrough was in 1966, when it released the first rechargeable hearing aid on the market.

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New Framework for Economic Development in Waterloo Region nears completion

New Framework for Economic Development in Waterloo Region nears completion | Canada's Technology Triangle Inc. | Scoop.it

A new framework for Economic Development in Waterloo Region are nearing completion. The first is the creation of a Waterloo Region Economic Development Strategy (WREDS). The second is the recommendation that a new Waterloo Region Economic Development Corporation (WREDC) be set up to lead regional- scale economic development activities....

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Driven By Continued Growth, Dejero Moves to Larger Waterloo Region Headquarters

Driven By Continued Growth, Dejero Moves to Larger Waterloo Region Headquarters | Canada's Technology Triangle Inc. | Scoop.it

In order to accommodate expanding customer demand for its award-winning Dejero LIVE+ Platform of cellular newsgathering products, Dejero announced today that the company has relocated its global headquarters to a larger facility on the Waterloo Technology Campus.

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