Assassin’s Creed producer Jade Raymond leaves Ubisoft Toronto

Alexandre Parizeau takes over as managing director.

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Sago Sago introduces Mini Friends app

Toronto-based app developer Sago Sago is teaching kids how to share with its new playdate app Sago Mini Friends.

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CMF invests $12.6M across 25 digital projects

Who got the most digital dough? Regionally, Quebec tops the experimental-stream list, with three $1-million envelopes going to QC gamecos.

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Spin Master’s PAW Patrol goes mobile with Nick

As more studies show that kids using tablets at increasingly younger ages, Nickelodeon is zeroing in on the market with learning-oriented apps.

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iThentic launches simulation game at Stream Market

Launching in partnership with the David Suzuki Foundation and Earth 911, GreenYrLife is like FarmVille for the green-minded,


Quebec streamlines processing for hiring foreign VFX artists

The Quebec government is making it easier for visual effects and video game producers to recruit foreign artists for seasonal work.

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Rainmaker partners on second game-based film

Rainmaker has entered production on Sly Cooper, its second film project based on a PlayStation video game franchise.


Interactive digital media industry worth $3.8B in Canada: study

Research released by the Canadian Interactive Alliance shows revenues in the industry rising but the number of full-time jobs isn’t keeping pace.

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CMF invests $10.7M in latest Experimental Stream round

Eighteen projects, almost half of which are youth-focused, are given a cash injection by the Canadian Media Fund.


Secret Location launches Great Martian War app

The game app, which accompanies the Canadian original film that premieres on Dec. 5 on the History Channel, will also roll out in the U.S. and U.K.