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Indigenous art exhibit inspired by historic Blackfoot pieces goes digital – Lethbridge

Indigenous art exhibit inspired by historic Blackfoot pieces goes digital - Lethbridge

For the first time, the Hess Art Gallery at the University of Lethbridge is replacing a physical exhibition with a digital one. It’s also the first time students created pieces based on historic Blackfoot artifacts housed in three British museums. Members from the museums have been working with the …

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U of A students helping Edmonton businesses go digital as part of COVID-19 recovery push – Edmonton

U of A students helping Edmonton businesses go digital as part of COVID-19 recovery push - Edmonton

As COVID-19 increases the urge for many to shop online, the University of Alberta has partnered with the City of Edmonton to help local businesses improve their presence on the web. The Making Edmonton Digital program aims to get small businesses that may not have been able to make …

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Shifts in pandemic spending habits emphasize need for digital currency, says BoC – National

Shifts in pandemic spending habits emphasize need for digital currency, says BoC - National

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 14, 2020 1:58 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A Bank of Canada official says coronavirus pandemic-related shifts in how people shop means central banks must speed …

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Agribition moves online with new slate of programs, digital experience

Agribition moves online with new slate of programs, digital experience

Earlier this year the Canadian Western Agribition (CWA) postponed its 50th show until 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic, but it hasn’t stopped the CWA from showcasing livestock. CWA is going digital this year with a new slate of programming that will be headlined by a virtual multi-breed cattle …

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With season cancelled by COVID-19, London’s Grand Theatre unveils digital ‘intermission’ offerings – London

Grand Theatre Technical Director Daniel Bennett and author Emma Donoghue recording an episode of Grand Walks.

With the coronavirus pandemic still in full swing, and with a major multi-million-dollar renovation project underway, London’s Grand Theatre is launching several free virtual initiatives to fill the void left by the cancellation of its 2020/21 season and High School Project. Announced on Thursday, the programming, seen as an …

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Montreal-area bus lines to accept digital single tickets as part of coronavirus pilot project – Montreal

Montreal-area bus lines to accept digital single tickets as part of coronavirus pilot project - Montreal

Bus lines in Montreal and the surrounding areas will soon start accepting contact-free and digital tickets on smartphones as part of a pilot project amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. The Autorité régionale de transport métropolitain (ARTM) says under the project, all Montreal, Laval and Longueuil buses will begin accepting the …

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Petition launched to allow for digital signing of wills in Ontario amid coronavirus – National

Petition launched to allow for digital signing of wills in Ontario amid coronavirus - National

An online estate planning company has launched a petition asking the Ontario government to amend a law that required people to sign wills in-person after an Angus Reid survey found that majority of Canadians were unsure of how to create or complete their wills in the midst of the novel …

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The New Reality: Online sales boom for businesses that went digital during COVID-19

The New Reality: Online sales boom for businesses that went digital during COVID-19

This is the 16th in a series of stories looking at the new reality of life during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Maritimes. You can find the full series here. Although online shopping has been growing for years, the COVID-19 pandemic has given the sector a massive boost as stores …

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‘Party Under the Stars’ digital concert supports coronavirus front-line workers, first responders – National

‘Party Under the Stars’ digital concert supports coronavirus front-line workers, first responders - National

For the eleventh year in a row, and for the first time digitally, the non-profit veteran foundation To the Stan and Back will host its annual Party Under the Stars benefit concert this weekend. The virtual event comes amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and will feature surprise guest musical performances from artists …

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Halifax-based non-profit goes digital for week-long conference on accessibility and inclusion – Halifax

Halifax-based non-profit goes digital for week-long conference on accessibility and inclusion - Halifax

Celebrations for this year’s National AccessAbility Week (NAAW) are going digital. Due to COVID-19, the team at Halifax-based non-profit, reachAbility, has turned their annual conference into an online festival that includes live workshops, speakers, presentations and more — open to everyone and at no cost. NAAW celebrates and recognizes contributions …

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