New head of Google Canada named

Three months after its former leader stepped down, the Canadian arm of Google Inc. has officially named its new country director. Sabrina Geremia, who had served as Google Canada's interim leader since former

Published on: October 13th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Former Google Canada exec planning to keep Pelmorex ahead of digital disruption

Sam Sebastian announced his departure from Google Canada just this week, and he’s already planning his first few steps as president and CEO of Pelmorex Corp., a position he starts on Sept. 5.

Published on: July 28th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Google Canada head steps down to join Pelmorex

After three years at the helm of Google Canada's operations, Sam Sebastian has exited the company. He will be joining Pelmorex Corp. as the new president and CEO. As the vice president and

Published on: July 26th, 2017 Alex Radu

Twitter highlights 40 Canadian execs who stand out on social media – and how you can too

Social media can be a valuable tool for executives looking to boost their company's public profile - and Twitter Canada managing director Rory Capern has a list that proves it. In a June

Published on: June 12th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Canada must seize the moment to lead in tech innovation, Google Canada head says

TORONTO - Canada is in the best position it's ever been to become a world leader in technological innovation, but if its corporate, government, and educational leaders fail to seize the moment they

Published on: March 1st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

6 types of misleading ads, sites, and scammers Google took down last year

Google Inc. wants you to know it's leading the fight against less-than-scrupulous advertisers and their work. The company took down 1.7 billion ads that violated its advertising policies in 2016 - more than

Published on: February 7th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Canadian tech industry rallies to oppose Trump’s travel and immigration ban

The Canadian tech industry has reacted to U.S. President Donald Trump’s controversial executive orders this past week, and the response is overwhelming disapproval. The recently-elected president signed an executive order imposing a travel

Published on: January 31st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Canadian YouTube Ads Leaderboard offers a few lessons for video marketers

A virtual ride on the back of a pig. A series of proud nationalists learning they share blood with the enemy. A suburban street populated entirely by duplicates of Ryan Reynolds. These aren't

Published on: December 9th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Foster innovation and inclusivity through storytelling, Google-led report says

Using innovation and digital storytelling to both foster inclusivity and break down silos between the arts and business communities appears to have been the key message to emerge from a recent joint effort

Published on: November 30th, 2016 Gary Hilson

Skills gap, women in tech among Canadians’ 3 priorities for innovation minister

TORONTO – The federal government does not have a monopoly on good ideas. That was the first message delivered by Navdeep Bains, Canada’s minister of innovation, science, and economic development at Google Canada’s

Published on: November 3rd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Is Toronto a better startup environment than Silicon Valley? Google’s engineering head thinks so

When it comes to tech startups, Steve Woods knows what he's talking about. Before he became Google Canada's senior engineering director, Woods founded and ran three Silicon Valley startups, including early voice portal

Published on: October 29th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Google plans to split $5M among Canada’s 10 most innovative non-profits

TORONTO – Google Inc. wants to make 10 Canadian non-profit organizations very happy. On Friday the company revealed it was bringing philanthropic arm Google.org’s Impact Challenge to Canada for the first time. “Google’s

Published on: October 29th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

3 insights for advertisers from Google’s Canadian DoubleClick leadership summit [infographic]

Google Inc. had a few tips for Canadian advertisers at the most recent conference held by its display ad placement division, DoubleClick. On Oct. 27, the search giant's northern arm invited leaders from

Published on: October 28th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Canadians watched 60 per cent more YouTube in 2015 than 2014, new data shows [infographic]

YouTube is a favourite with Canadians of all ages, and across all devices, with newly released statistics illustrating why advertisers might want to think twice about adding the channel to their marketing mix.

Published on: September 22nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood