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Canadian Cell Phone Companies Can No Longer Lock Your Phone

As of December 1st, 2017, Government of Canada and specifically CRTC, has requested that all telco companies in Canada can no longer lock your phone or ask you to pay to unlock it. They have also requested that all wireless contracts are readable to make sure you avoid unpleasant surprise when your bill comes. All … Continue reading Canadian Cell Phone Companies Can No Longer Lock Your Phone

Toronto Avocare Reduces Healthcare Wait Time

Avocare helps reception desks in the healthcare industry reduce their phone volume. They do it by enabling two-way channels of digital communication – text message, Facebook Messenger, and web messaging. To drive efficient communication, they further support both patients and practitioners by automating requests and conversations with our in house developed AI powered assistant. The … Continue reading Toronto Avocare Reduces Healthcare Wait Time

Vancouver startup GoFetch.ca raises $1.4m

GoFetch.ca , 10+ people startup based in Vancouver, raised $1.4m valuing the company at $7m. Founded in June of 2015, GoFetch.ca is Canada’s largest community marketplace connecting dog owners with trusted dog walkers and sitters. With GoFetch, dog parents can discover, book, and manage personalized care for their dogs, including dog boarding, sitting, and dog … Continue reading Vancouver startup GoFetch.ca raises $1.4m

Toronto Sensibill, mobile banking app, closes $17.3 million in funding

Sensibill raised $17.3m in funding from Operative Capital, Mistral Venture Partners, and Impression Ventures. Sensibill offers a suite of value-added services for mobile banking apps centered around the everyday receipt and enabled by machine learning. Corey Gross, Co-Founder and CEO of Sensibill said: "We knew that people wanted an intuitive and secure solution for managing their … Continue reading Toronto Sensibill, mobile banking app, closes $17.3 million in funding

Do you Know Your Rights at the US Canada Border Crossing?

A lot of our users live in Canada and commute to the US on weekly basis to go to work, conferences, seminars, etc. Since Donald Trump got elected, it seems, it became more frequent for border guards to do secondary inspection and inspect your belongings including your cell phone. Even in Canada under Prime Minister, Justin … Continue reading Do you Know Your Rights at the US Canada Border Crossing?