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Halloween Pet Parade: The Pets Of Kanetix

According to Value Village's 2013 Top Halloween Trends, four out of 10 pets will be in costume this Halloween, and the pets of Kanetix are no exception. Ben, the Smallest Giraffe in the World! Casey Rockin' the Christina Aguilera Wig Princess Didou The Amazing Holly Mocha, You Devil! Little Red Riding Yoshie More Be-WITCH-ing Costumes ... Continue Reading

Maral Kirijian celebrates her Armenian...

Like many great ideas, the Pomegranate Film Festival began as a seed. Kanetix's Maral Kirijian and a group of her peers—including people she had grown up with at the Armenian Youth Centre—recognized an opportunity to showcase something that wasn’t getting a lot of attention: Armenian film. About 15 volunteers got together and quickly divided up ... Continue Reading

Andrew Lo Is Fostering Canada’s Upcoming Entrepreneurs

In the heart of downtown Toronto, The Digital Media Zone (DMZ) at Ryerson University is fostering the growth of some of Canada’s most innovative entrepreneurs. In a country which is lagging behind when it comes to innovation, ranking 25th globally in a 2013 Conference Board of Canada report, incubators like the DMZ are critical to ... Continue Reading

Every 8 Weeks, Natalie Lippey Saves Up to Three Canadians

We've all heard the tagline, Blood: it’s in you to give. You can’t buy blood. You can’t artificially produce it. So for people who need blood, who really need it to survive, they are 100 per cent reliant on people to donate it. Over 2000 units of blood are needed every day in hospitals across ... Continue Reading

Umair Suria, An Accountant All Canadians Can Count On

Every year come tax time, thousands of Canadians are in need of a professional accountant, but many simply cannot afford to pay for the service. Since 1969, The Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA), an association for certified professionals, has hosted free tax clinics for low-income people in need of income tax preparation help. The ... Continue Reading