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Volume 16, Issue 1

Classic Canadian Tours presents incomparable bear viewing

Seasoned travelers can be forgiven if they feel like groaning, “been there, done that” after glancing at the latest traditional travel brochure. After a while, all the beaches, castles and casinos start to look alike.

Entrepreneurs such as Bill Lamberton, who operates Classic Canadian Tours out of Calgary, know the feeling. A veteran of Canada’s aviation industry, Lamberton has visited some of the most exotic destinations on earth – many of them within Canada’s own borders.

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76% of people who search on their smartphones for something nearby visit a business within a day

28% of those searches for something nearby result in a purchase.

Google/Purchased Digital Diary: How Consumers Solve Their Needs in the Moment, May 2016. Smartphone users = 1000, local searchers = 634, purchases = 1,140

If you own a small or medium business and have given up on the idea of having a digital marketing campaign that consistently drives foot traffic to your place of... Keep Reading

Volume 15, Issue 3

Nureva’s Span system provides 30-foot surround experience

Nureva’s Span system provides 30-foot surround experience

Nureva Inc., an award-winning collaboration/solutions company, announced the creation of a 30-foot (9.1m) immersive collaboration environment that surrounds teams with their digital content.

The surround experience is created via three panoramic projectors installed on adjoining walls and enabled by a multi-display setup tool in Span software. This tool links the computers and merges the cloud-based canvas across the three systems. The resulting immersive environment gives teams a truly... Keep Reading

Volume 15, Issue 3

RBC steps up to help small businesses boost online efficiencies

Almost by definition, Canadian small business owners are expert multi-taskers. They need to be proficient in so many areas: operations, sales, finance, employee relations,

technicals … the list goes on.

Yet, for all their skills and savvy, many of the country’s small business operators are not optimizing the available online efficiencies. To enhance the productivity of small business, RBC is providing user friendly online banking tools to help busy entrepreneurs grow their companies.

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Coastr Expands Vancouver Network to 25 Venues, Plans Next City

We had the opportunity to catch up with Coastr’s founding team during a recent roadshow. The Company that allows retailers to better identify, connect with, and engage their customers using Bluetooth beacons, a mobile application, and backend analytics has just started looking for a round of financing that will allow them to start scaling the platform outside of Vancouver.

This business was such a clever and compelling idea that Brady Fletcher and his partner, Robbie Trudeau, couldn’t... Keep Reading

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