MaRSDD

Type: Organization
Name: MaRSDD
Nationality: Canada
Web Address: http://www.marsdd.com/
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for MaRSDD
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Lack of encouragement a barrier to girls pursuing a career in science, math, new study suggests

TORONTO -- MasterCard is launching a national campaign to bring more girls and women into the tech field. In partnership with Ladies Learning Code , the cross-country program will see more than 700 girls (ages 8 to 13) and their parents take a free, six-hour ... [Published Payments Business - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

5 Key Themes Emerging From the 'New Science of Cities'

Jane Jacobs saw making robust cities as a complex problem of interacting factors “interrelated into an organic whole." The future of cities rests on returning to her ideas. (Mark Byrnes)In the past few years, a remarkable body of scientific research has ... [Published The Atlantic Cities - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Crossroads for Toronto?

Toronto Life's new live City Series confronts our future with leading urban thinkersTORONTO , Sept. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - At a time of Toronto's unprecedented growth and global attention, Toronto Life , the city's leading magazine brand, launches its new City ... [Published Stockboard Media Inc. - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Impact investing necessary to solve social challenges, according to new report

Canada NewsWireTORONTO, Sept. 15, 2014TORONTOThe MaRS Centre for Impact Investing opened the Toronto Stock Exchange this morning, with members of Canada's Canada's The Taskforce, launched by British Prime Minister David Cameron"Impact investment is vital ... [Published Digital Journal - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Etsy sellers step into the real world

Etsy is bringing its maker movement roots to the forefront with a countrywide pop-up event.The online platform where artists and curators sell handmade and vintage products is stepping out into physical spaces in a big way with its first-ever Made in ... [Published Strategy Magazine - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Sudbury briefs: Tipping fees to be waived

Residential tipping fees will be waived at all Greater Sudbury landfill and waste diversion sites during the week of Sept. 22-27.The residential tipping fee holiday includes disposal of up to eight passenger/light truck tires (maximum 34 inches with rims ... [Published Sudbury Star - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Building on Top of a Building

This week, Amexon launched 488 University, a 55-storey mixed-use building at the corner of University Ave. and Dundas St. West.Amexon owns the existing18-storey office building currently located there. The condo at 488 University will add 37 residential ... [Published Epoch Times - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

AndroidTO Returns in October with Developer-Focused Lineup

AndroidTO, Canada’s largest Android event, returns for its fifth year on October 30 at the MaRS Discovery District.The conference features Android design and development speakers from LynxFit, Tumblr, and Yahoo.AndroidTO 2014 is a return to the conference’s ... [Published Tech Vibes - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

A smarter storefront: How a new crop of digital platforms are innovating the retail floor

|Wednesday, August 20, 2014Related Images Related Tags In our digitized, documented lives, it's become increasingly challenging to distinguish between our digital footprints and “IRL.” The same can be said for the commercial landscape, ... [Published YongeStreet - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Junior Achievement Leadership Conference Brings International Students to Trent

More than 150 student delegates from around the world arrived at Trent University this week to participate in Junior Achievement of Canada's Next Generation Leadership (NGL) Forum, hosted by the Peterborough, Lakeland, and Muskoka Junior Achievement office. ... [Published Noodls - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Artists and entrepreneurs team up at MaRS to inspire creative thinking around climate change

TORONTO, Aug. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Three of Toronto's emerging artists are teaming up with a trio of Canada's leading cleantech entrepreneurs to create art that asks: "What if humanity solved climate change?"Adjacent Possibilities in art+energy (Twitter: ... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

The Residences of 488 University Avenue

Condo Monday, September 01, 2014Amexon introduces an exciting new tower and a glamorous new lifestyle at Toronto's most iconic addressEvery great city has an iconic grand avenue. In New York, it's Park Avenue.In Paris, it's Avenue des Champs-Élysées. ... [Published Condo Life Magazine - Aug 20 2014]

Quotes

"With the help of MasterCard, the David R Cheriton School of Computer Science is able to continue encouraging young women to participate in initiatives like the National Girls Learning Code Day and gain experience through online computer science courseware,” said  Mark Giesbrecht, Director, David R Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo. “Online learning resources like these can help attract young women into computing, help overcome gender bias and imbalance, and can provide a compelling entrée into this field."
"The development of Toronto is racing forward at unprecedented speed," says David Hamilton, publisher of Toronto Life . "City Series will tap some of the city's brightest and most influential experts to predict what the future may bring for everyone who lives here."
"Impact investment is vital to unlock innovation in the social sector" says Tim Jackson
"It’s an amazing time to be an Android developer,” said Matthew Patience, VP of Mobile at Bnotions and an AndroidTO speaker on the topic of the new Material Design standard."

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Lack of encouragement a barrier to girls pursui... [Published Payments Business - Sep 20 2014]
5 Key Themes Emerging From the 'New Science of ... [Published The Atlantic Cities - Sep 19 2014]
Crossroads for Toronto? [Published Stockboard Media Inc. - Sep 19 2014]
Impact investing necessary to solve social chal... [Published Digital Journal - Sep 15 2014]
Things to do in Sudbury: Sept. 9 [Published Sudbury Star - Sep 09 2014]
Sudbury briefs: Tipping fees to be waived [Published Sudbury Star - Sep 03 2014]
Building on Top of a Building [Published Epoch Times - Sep 02 2014]
Etsy sellers step into the real world [Published Strategy Magazine - Sep 02 2014]
AndroidTO Returns in October with Developer-Foc... [Published Tech Vibes - Aug 28 2014]
A smarter storefront: How a new crop of digital... [Published YongeStreet - Aug 21 2014]
Junior Achievement Leadership Conference Brings... [Published Noodls - Aug 21 2014]
Artists and entrepreneurs team up at MaRS to in... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 21 2014]
MasterCard Challenges Developers to Lead the Re... [Published CW 50 Detroit - Aug 20 2014]
The Residences of 488 University Avenue [Published Condo Life Magazine - Aug 20 2014]
Dana Brunetti, Producer of Hit Netflix Series H... [Published CisionWire - English - Jul 22 2014]
Startup Canada recognizes people, organizations... [Published Financial Post | Business » Entrepreneur - Jun 13 2014]
Tim Hudak rejects economists’ criticism of his ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jun 04 2014]
Full Pundit: Kathleen Wynne is not a war criminal [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jun 02 2014]
Scott Stinson: Documents show Liberals knew all... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - May 31 2014]
It’s time to bridge the entrepreneur financial ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Entrepreneur - Apr 25 2014]
Remembering one of MaRS’ pioneering supporters ... [Published MaRS Blog - Innovation and Commercialization in ... - Apr 16 2014]
MaRS Market Insights report highlights the Cana... [Published MaRS Blog - Innovation and Commercialization in ... - Mar 28 2014]
Mark Dance: Among the migrant workers in Canada [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Mar 10 2014]
Fact Sheet for MaRSDD [Published Silobreaker - Dec 07 2010]
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Dana Brunetti, Producer of Hit Netflix Series H... [Published CisionWire - English - Jul 22 2014]
Brunetti to discuss future of digital content industry alongside host, Amber MacnextMEDIA 3.0, Canada's most influential and forward-thinking community of executive-level media professionals, is proud to announce Producer Dana Brunetti (House of Cards, ...
Startup Canada recognizes people, organizations... [Published Financial Post | Business » Entrepreneur - Jun 13 2014]
Startup Canada unveiled its first lineup of national award recipients this evening at a ceremony and reception atop the CN Tower in Toronto. The Startup Canada Awards are meant to be like the Oscars for Canadian entrepreneurs, celebrating people and ...
Tim Hudak rejects economists’ criticism of his ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jun 04 2014]
AJAX, Ont. — Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak responded to ongoing criticism over the math calculations behind his promise to create one million jobs Wednesday by saying: “I know I’m right.” Some economists have suggested Hudak confused the ...
Full Pundit: Kathleen Wynne is not a war criminal [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jun 02 2014]
WEEKEND ROUNDUP Getting out the vote … by any means necessary Haroon Siddiqui strongly suggests Ontarians vote Liberal because, inter alia , leader Kathleen Wynne won’t send troops to burn down your village and massacre its inhabitants. (Ask ...
Scott Stinson: Documents show Liberals knew all... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - May 31 2014]
Deep inside the leaked document that has landed with a thud on the Liberal campaign, the one that was to go before the Treasury Board of Cabinet to seek approval of Ontario’s $317-million bailout of Toronto’s MaRS Discovery District, there is a note ...
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