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Canada’s Christine Sinclair Suspended for Four Games by FIFA

Well for those of you watching the intense battle between Team Canada and Team USA at the 2012 London Olympics, you may not be surprised with this news. FIFA has handed Christine Sinclair a four game suspension for “displaying unsporting behaviour towards match officials.” “We feel like we didn’t lose, we feel like it was taken from us,” Sinclair said moments …

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Canada Copyright Board is killing the music

Don McLean wrote a song back in 1971 titled American Pie which was inspired by the death of Buddy Holly and with the message “The day the music died”. Well the time has come again and unfortunately the victim is Canada. The Canada Copyright Board has announced the most ludicrous tarriff for music at live events including weddings, conventions, karaoke bars, …

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Sony Xperia S sneaking into Canada on April 17 on the Rogers Network

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Sony has announced that the Xperia S will be launching in Canada on April 17 on the Rogers wireless network running Android Gingerbread 2.3 upgradable to Android 4.0 at a later date. Availability is limited and is exclusive to Sony stores across Canada. The Xperia S does not come equipped with LTE so this will be on the Edge/3G/HSPA+ network. …

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CBC Launches New Digital Music Service

CBC has launched a new digital music service allowing listeners to stream CBC Music to their iPad, iPhone or iPod touch, including 40 web radio stations, and 2 Live stations:  Cbc Radio 2, and CBC Radio 3. Listeners can also listen via the web at cbcmusic.ca and also have access to OnDemand music. The OnDemand features 7 artists at the time of …

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Cyber Monday Deals in Canada – Updated

Looking for that great deal that you didn’t quite find during the Black Friday sales? Look no further. Many Canadian retailers are participating in the Cyber Monday online sales and we have found several great deals! Battlefield 3 – $30 Nintendo DS – $89.88 Dyson DC33 – $399 Xbox 360 Kinect (Refurbished) – $59.99 16GB WiFi Blackberry Playbook – $199.99 …

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Rogers launches LTE Network in Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver

Rogers has finally flipped the switch on LTE in 3 of the country’s largest metropolitan areas. Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver now have the distinction of joining Ottawa as the first cities to enjoy the blazing fast speeds of Rogers newest mobile offering. Tektok attended the Toronto launch event today outside the Rogers offices, where they set up a fully branded …

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Rogers LTE is coming to Toronto on September 28

Rogers Canada has announced some major news and this is great news. Currently Rogers has been testing LTE in the Ottawa area and today have announced the availability of LTE in Toronto on September 28.  What does this mean? Well for those without a LTE (4G) device, it does not mean much. For those with LTE devices currently or that …

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StopSpying Petition Against Lawful Access Bill

If you don’t think Canadians couldn’t possibly have to pay more for internet access in Canada think again. If you happened to catch one of my previous posts about the “lawful access” crime bill you know what the Harper Government is planning. This is the same bill that has been introduced multiple times in the past. Petitions prevented the government …

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Shaw to change pricing plans due to public outcry

Shaw has just announced a new pricing plan to offer higher download caps at higher prices as well as new unlimited plans. This stands out from the usual pricing schemes of lowering download caps and increasing both speed AND overage fees such as Rogers and Bell. Shaw’s mindset here is greater flexibility and customers increased use of the internet will …

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Motorola Xoom now widely available in Canada

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Posted by Jamie Forestell Today Motorola has finally announced the wide availability of the Motorola Xoom tablet in Canada. The 10.1″ Android tablet is available for purchase starting at $596 at a number of retailers in Canada including Costco, Walmart, London Drugs, Bureau En Gros, Staples, Sears Canada, Amazon.ca, Best Buy, Future Shop and TELUS. We got a few minutes …

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