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Melissa Nowakowski

Connecting Global Tech Talent with the EOIC

In the City of Oshawa, a coach bus carrying several international entrepreneurs embarked on a
two-day venture that would introduce them to new business opportunities across eastern Ontario. That venture was Corridor Connects, and the Eastern Ontario Innovation Corridor made it happen.

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Arts & Culture
Lisa van de Geyn

Get into the Spirit

If you’re like us, you love a good festival. These eight events — some near, some a bit farther — celebrate all that’s grand in the local arts and culture scene. Many of these fests take place in September, so make sure to watch for next year’s dates.

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AI & Robotics
Melissa Nowakowski

Summer Forcast: Camping

Just east of Toronto lies many picturesque camping locales for an outdoor getaway. Whether you prefer to rough it in a tent or enjoy the comforts of RVing, we’ve got you covered with some of the best spots to check out this summer. (Be sure to add daytrips into nearby towns to your itineraries. There are great places to eat and shop around each of these campsites.)

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Electrification & Mobility Solutions
Katie Dupuis

The Early Days of Electrification

We could write 100,000 words on the history of electricity and it still wouldn’t be enough, but read on for a quick snapshot of the last 150 years — you won’t believe how far we’ve come.

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Electrification & Mobility Solutions
Melissa Nowakowski

Accelerating Innovation for the Communities of Tomorrow

Technology can’t improve communities on its own. It requires a solid network of support systems and forward-thinking municipalities willing to trust, adopt and learn from these technologies. Tech adoption isn’t a huge leap but rather a bridge connecting the communities of today with all they can become tomorrow — and Durham RTDS is in the driver’s seat.

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Electrification & Mobility Solutions
Katie Dupuis

Forward Thinking at Elexicon

Electricity distribution company Elexicon Energy has already made a lasting impression on the energy sector, despite being a relative new kid on the block.

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Electrification & Mobility Solutions
Lisa van de Geyn

Built to Order

By now you’ve no doubt heard about Project Arrow,
Canada’s first zero-emissions concept vehicle. But what you
might not know is that a team from Oshawa’s Ontario Tech University
played a vital role creating this highly impressive automobile.

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Spark’s Picks

At Spark Centre, we love food almost as much as we love Durham Region, so of course it made sense for this issue to get the inside scoop on the local spots our team members love most.
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Toronto: Pandemic Pivots #8
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Community Connections

Isolation has been a major issue during the past two years, with many struggling to stay connected to the people and activities they love and the services and support systems they need.
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Toronto: Pandemic Pivots #24
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