101 Top News Startups and Companies in Canada

August 7, 2021

This article showcases our top picks for the best Canada based News companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the News industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Canada News Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Cogeco Cable

Cogeco Cable

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Cogeco is a Canadian provider of digital cable TV, internet and telephone services in Ontario and Québec.

You.i TV

You.i TV

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You.i TV offers a software development kit for Streaming Video apps across mobile, tablet, game consoles, streaming devices, and Smart TVs.

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LIA 27

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Lia, a digital person created by artificial intelligence that is constantly learning and evolving with every user interaction.

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LIVEKINDLY

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LIVEKINDLY is a news and media platform focusing on food, health, sustainable living, and cruelty-free beauty.

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SAM

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SAM turns unstructured social media into actionable insight and awareness.

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Parkbench.com

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Parkbench is an all-in-one sales & marketing platform for realtors who want to build their brand & get more clients in a neighborhood

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The Logic

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The Logic is an online media that covers updates on innovation, venture capital, digital economy, social and e-commerce portals.

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Digital Journal

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Digital Journal is a digital media news network providing information submitted by a global network of journalists.

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Mitre Media Corp.

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Mitre Media operates a suite of targeted online financial media properties including ETFdb.com, Dividend.com and MutualFunds.com

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Sequel

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Transform anything into a video for social instantly.

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BetaKit

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BetaKit is a publication providing original, real-time reporting and analysis of emerging technology news.

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CBC

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CBC is a Canadian corporation that serves as the national public radio and television broadcaster.

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OANDA Corporation

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OANDA Corporation is a foreign exchange company that provides internet-based forex trading and currency information services.

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Discourse Media

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Discourse Media is an innovative digital news media company .

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The Globe and Mail

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The Globe and Mail Inc is a company which develops softwares and apps for iPhones and iPads.

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Figures.com

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The Figures.com is the largest group of action-figure sites online, serving 10 million pages a month to 300,000 unique visitors.

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PressReader

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PressReader offers unlimited digital access to over 7,000 newspapers and magazines from all over the world.

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Virtual Paper

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Virtual Paper helps publishers with operations and improves profitability by offering seamless migration to a compatible digital format.

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ZHY Interactive

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Building next generation digital media platforms

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Kobo

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Kobo offers an open platform for e-reading.

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MegaGames.com

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A comprehensive hardcore gaming resource

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Culturalite

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Culturalite is a platform curating the world’s cultural information on a daily basis.

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Le Devoir

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Le Devoir is an independent newspaper.

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Presearch

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Presearch is an alternative search engine that rewards community members with PSTs (Presearch Tokens).

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ENGINEERING.com

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ENGINEERING.com is a digital media company that brings the most influential voices in engineering to a worldwide audience of engineers.

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VYV

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VYV.io is an open and participatory content discovery platform that validates the accuracy of breaking news from around the web.

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Postmedia Network

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Postmedia Network Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Postmedia Network Canada Corp. (TSX:PNC.A, PNC.B), is the largest publisher by

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Torstar Corporation

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Torstar Corporation is a broadly based, progressive media company.

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Newsana

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Newsana is a community-powered news site that operates as a news aggregator.

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Financial Post

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The Financial Post was an English Canadian business newspaper.

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MobileSyrup

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MobileSyrup is an independent resource on mobile technology in Canada that provides news and reviews on market and industry.

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Erase.com

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Erase.com specializes in erasing negative content online and is the largest company of its kind in North America.

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BlogTo

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Toronto’s source for local news and culture, restaurant reviews, event listings and the best of the city.

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Match Marketing Group

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Match Marketing Group is an integrated shopper marketing and retail solutions provider.

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Pressed News

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A digital media company that makes the news easy to understand.

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UnboxTherapy

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The best of technology and gadgets + Awesome tech deals daily!

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Commentts

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Commentts is a social news commentary platform.

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Newsly

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Audio Trending News Aggregator Mobile Application

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Toronto Sun

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Toronto Sun is an English-language tabloid newspaper that features the latest local and international news.

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Coingeek

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Coingeek is a cryptocurrency news site.

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Pelmorex Media

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Pelmorex Media is a company specializing in weather related media, brands, websites, and applications.

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Diply

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Launched in 2013, Diply is a leading social entertainment publisher that creates captivating content for millennials.

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Phonics Hero

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Phonics Hero supercharges your child’s reading and spelling using the power of phonics!

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Daily Hive

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Established in 2008, Daily Hive is an online news source that creates compelling, hyperlocal content in seven cities around North America.

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InfoQ

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InfoQ is an online community site that spreads knowledge and innovation on professional software development.

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Screen Rant

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Screen Rant is the most visited, non-corporate-owned movie and TV news site online.

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Narcity Media

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Narcity Media is a media and entertainment company that specializes in they connect brands and audiences with the stories that matter most.

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The Canadian Press

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A national news agency in Toronto.

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Sympatico

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Sympatico is Canada’s most popular source for news, autos, finance, music, celebs, fashion, movies, videos and more!

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Winnipeg Sun

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Winnipeg Sun is a daily newspaper in Winnipeg that publishes local and international news, sports updates, entertainment news, and more.

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Sociavore

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Website builder and social media publishing platform for restaurants.

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HipHopDX

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HipHopDX is an online source for Hip Hop news, interviews, music, and reviews as well as videos and mixtapes updated daily.

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Clearpier

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ClearPier is Canada’s Leading Premium Performance Marketplace for advertisers and publishers.

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Annex Business Media

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Annex Business Media is the largest business-to-business media company.

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The Quantum Daily

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The leading provider of data, news, insights, capital markets and media for the Quantum Technology industry

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b5media

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b5media, a lifestyle media network, publishes women’s websites, primarily focusing on fashion, beauty, health, wellness, and parenting.

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Brownbag

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Brownbag is a customer-centric destination for users to find and discover virtually anything they would want.

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Partnered Filmed Entertainment

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Producer’s, Director’s , Cast and Crew members from all corner of the planet rave about Vancouver and British Columbia.

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Global News

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Global News provides community based news, weather and information about issues.

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Game Mob

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Like us, love us. Mobile games for gamers.

You.i TV

Groupe TVA

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Groupe TVA Inc. is a mobile application developer. It develops applications that are compatible with iPhones and iPads.

You.i TV

La Presse

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La Presse is a French-language daily newspaper published Mondays through Saturdays in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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Water Zone Technologies

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Our vision is to create a cost effective, technologically advanced, and uniquely designed water dispensing machine.

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Canoe

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News, sports, entertainment, lifestyle, travel and tech, from one of Canada’s largest general interest websites.

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CryptoCanucks

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Canadian Cryptocurrency & Blockchain News, Media & Event Coverage Company

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ERIS Environmental Risk Information Services

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ERIS Environmental Risk Information Services provides critical risk and historical information on properties.

You.i TV

JMIR Publications

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JMIR Publications is the leading ehealth publisher

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The Star

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The Star is a Canadian broadsheet daily newspaper owned by Toronto Star Newspapers Limited.

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Groupe V Média

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Groupe V Média is a entertainment and content delivery company.

You.i TV

Radio-Canada

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Radio-Canada develops applications for iOS and android platforms.

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Sun Media

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Sun Media is a Canadian newspaper publisher that delivers local news and information to its readers.

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CTV Ltd

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CTV Limited operates a television broadcasting network in Canada.

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Cineflix Media

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Cineflix Media Inc is a media company, develops and produces scripted programming for cable and broadcast.

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Maclean’s magazine

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Maclean’s Magazine offers articles about international affairs, social issues, national politics, business, and culture.

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ScrapMonster

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ScrapMonster.com’s mission is to provide accurate and updated recycling news, prices, and information to the industry.

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Vista Radio

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Vista Radio Ltd. is a Broadcast Media company.

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Quick Deal Services Inc.

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Quick Deal Services is a facilitator and distributor of online information that focuses on local news and media and global delivery.

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Investing News Network

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The Investing News Network’s is comprised from a group of ambitious, motivated and hard working individuals building.

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iPhone in Canada

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iPhone in Canada is an online platform that offers news, reviews, tips, and tricks related to iPhones.

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Digital Magazine

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Digital Magazine highlights the very best ideas, innovations and individuals that aspire to make a better future.

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C4Media

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C4Media is the provider of InfoQ.com Enterprise Software Development Community, and co-producer of QCon (software development conferences

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LesPAC.com

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LesPAC.com online classifieds business of Yellow Media.

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Driving ca

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Driving.ca is a leading online destination for authoritative research, road tests, news and videos.

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CoinChapter

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Coinchapter covers all blockchain, fintech, and cryptocurrency trends and breaking news.

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JoBlo

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JoBlo com is an all-encompassing movie website featuring daily news updates, exclusive reviews, celebrity interviews, trailers, and more.

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Autoguide.com

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AutoGuide.com is your source for the latest automotive news and reviews.

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Nelvana Digital

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Award-winning interactive studio specializing in the creation of premier online

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TVO

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TVO is Ontario’s public educational media organization that provides TVOkids content, digital learning products, and current affairs news.

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Kew Media Group

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Kew Media Group acquires one or more businesses or assets through merger, amalgamation.

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PC Invasion

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PC Invasion – PC video game website focusing on daily news and features

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Rewordly

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Content driven Branding & Business

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Cumulonimbus

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Innovative Atmosphere Data Collection

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Canada Wide Media Limited

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Canada Wide Media Limited is an independently owned publishing company in Western Canada, based in Burnaby, British Columbia.

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Capiche Capital Technologies

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Capiche automates and streamlines Capital Raises for companies on the TSX-Venture, CSE, and private companies.

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ADCentricity

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ADCentricity offers a technology platform enabling clients to access digital media assets for campaign planning, purchasing and deployment.

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Renewable Energy Global Innovations

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Renewable Energy Global Innovations series a global leader in trustworthy and timely renewable energy research news.

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Simcoe.com

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Simcoe.com provides news and information to the communities.

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AnimangaPLUS

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Animanga Plus is a premium producer of Animated Mangas and Comics.

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Good e-Reader

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The leading provider of E-Reader, Digital Publishing and eBook news. They travel the world in search of scoops.

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PA Media Group

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PA Media Group comprises a diverse portfolio of specialist media companies, spanning news & information, data, and communications services.

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Advances In Engineering

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Advances In Engineering is an e-newspaper that publishes research news related to various engineering streams.

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