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PlayCity: Life Is Short, Go Play

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Ever wanted to do an activity but couldn’t find someone with the same interests and skill level as yourself to play sports, walk the dogs, or take a yoga class? Check out PlayCity PlayCity is a new app that connects active lifestyle enthusiasts. PlayCity was founded by Hafiz Mitha in 2015 after he became frustrated […]

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3ELM Gives to Kids Through Alberta's Promise

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3ELM Consulting is proud to partner with Alberta’s Promise, an organization “inspiring promise for Alberta’s kids.” 3ELM helped Alberta’s Promise support children and youth to have a healthy start here in Alberta. Alberta’s Promise also strives, through various initiatives, to make Alberta a place where children and youth thrive. Programs and services offered to support […]

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Chic Geek

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Guest post by Kathleen Davey of Chic Geek and edited by Kathy Dueck. Chic Geek – another organization that’s part of the cohorts of ATB-X – is a welcoming and inclusive non-profit organization that supports women looking to gain skills in technology and entrepreneurship. Founded in 2013 by Kylie Toh, in the past year, the Chic Geek team […]

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JobJar Eliminates the “Honey-Do” List

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JobJar: getting assistance with household projects has never been easier. The brainchild of Naomi Pereira, JobJar was started over a year ago. Naomi recognized a gap in the market: a lack of tradespeople and/or handypersons willing to do small jobs around the house, referred to as “Skilled Doers” on JobJar’s website, available for homeowners who needed […]

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Green Cups – A Green Advertising Agency

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Motivated by the epic amount of waste in landfills, particularly notable during his travels to China and South Africa, and with a passion to help the environment, the idea of Green Cups began to percolate while Austin (“Ozzy”) Lang, one of the co-founders, was at university. Environmentalism is not just up to the corporations.~ Ozzy […]