Posted on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 03:36 PM
Whitby, ON: Durham Region International Film Festival (DRIFF) is seeking candidates to take part in its first filmmaker incubator, which will provide one emerging filmmaker with $30,000 cash as well as in-kind services to produce a short film that will be screened at DRIFF’s August drive-in event. The chosen filmmaker will also receive mentoring by industry experts.
The Shifting the Narrative: Emerging Filmmaker Incubator is presented by DRIFF with funding from the Canada Council for the Arts, Film...
Posted on Friday, November 19, 2021 09:58 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Autocrypt, a global leader in smart mobility cybersecurity solutions headquartered in South Korea has selected the Town of Whitby, in Durham Region, as the location for its newest Canadian office.
Toronto Global and Invest Durham — in collaboration with 1855 Accelerator and the Town of Whitby — helped to bring this investment to the region.
“1855, Toronto Global and Invest Durham provided a very welcoming approach by expediting partnership access, ecosystem capabilities, business...
Posted on Thursday, October 21, 2021 12:32 PM
75 per cent of all new jobs being created are in the small business sector. Innovation, entrepreneurship, and small business development are vital components of economic growth in Canada.
With three post-secondary schools and over 25,000 students enrolled annually, Durham Region is a hot-bed of talent. Durham Region’s foundation of innovation began with early settlement. Since 1864, when Robert McLaughlin started his journey to transform human mobility, businesses...
Posted on Wednesday, October 06, 2021 02:08 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Businesses are invited to join a free, virtual town hall event to learn more about COVID-19 vaccine requirements and certificates, and workplace vaccine policies and potential impacts on workplaces and the local business community.
The event will take place online on October 18, from 10:30 a.m. to noon., with Dr. Robert Kyle, Durham Region Medical Officer of Health; Dr. Pepi McTavish, Durham Region Associate Medical Officer of Health; Lisa Fortuna, Director, Health Protection;...
Posted on Monday, August 23, 2021 11:39 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Region of Durham, in partnership with all eight area municipalities, is pleased to announce funding to support Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) in developing a business case to create Canada’s first-ever Mental Health Innovation Incubator.
The vision is that this living lab would connect clinical experts with private sector entrepreneurs; to co-design, co-develop and scientifically evaluate new technologies in the clinical setting. It would...