Crowdfunding, eh? Kickstarter launches in Canada

Following its launch in the United Kingdom late last year, one of the world’s most popular crowdfunding platforms is coming to Canada. Kickstarter, the wildly popular crowdfunding platform, will be available in Canada starting September 9. According to the company’s blog post about its upcoming launch, all pledges for Canadian projects will be made in… Read More


Vancouver beats out Seattle, Portland as most walkable city

Portland has the donuts, Seattle has the coffee and Vancouver, B.C. has the … sidewalks. Walk Score, a Seattle-based company that promotes walkable neighborhoods, just ranked the most walkable cities in Canada and Vancouver, B.C. took the top spot with a “Walk Score” of 78. That beats out Seattle (74) and Portland (66) as the most… Read More


O, Canada: Amazon expanding Prime service north, but without Instant Video and e-book lending

Amazon Prime is now available in Canada but without a few key benefits. The Seattle online retail giant announced today that Prime membership is launching in Canada for 79 CAD per year. Amazon Prime shoppers in Canada can now enjoy free two-day shipping. However, the Canadian version of Prime does not include benefits like Instant Video… Read More