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Webnames Achieves Climate Smart Certification

After a lot of hard work, we are proud to announce that last month we officially became Climate Smart certified.  This was achieved through several training sessions, the creation of an exhaustive inventory of our greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and of a GHG reduction plan. For those of you considering doing the certification – and we encourage you to do so! — the Climate Smart group, provides some very smart software for this purpose.  Once you’ve collected all of your data and entered it to the system, it reveals not only an organization’s gross emissions for the year but an illuminating summary of where those emissions come from.

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Webnames 15th Anniversary

Event in Vancouver commemorates the history and legacy of the .CA domain

Technology leaders gathered this past weekend at the Telus World of Science to celebrate 15 years of success for, a leading provider of Internet solutions in Canada and the original .CA domain name registrar. Founded in, 2000, provides domain name registration services, web hosting, email, web design and SSL security solutions for businesses across Canada.

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Local Leaders w/ Tina Lee, T&T Supermarket Inc.


The next Small Business BC Local Leaders event has been announced and on on July 16, 2015, join Tina Lee, CEO of T&T will share her journey of taking over the reigns of Canada’s largest Asian supermarket chain and her goals to evolve the business at the Local Leader small business mixer on July 16, 2015 at Small Business BC in Vancouver.

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Come and join us fight cancer!

Capture1-1024x412 is a proud supporter of the Canadian Cancer Society and we have set up the Cancer Prevention Fund to support cancer research and prevention.

With that in mind, we’re hosting a soccer tournament on June 28th, 2015 at the Strathcona Park on 857 Malkin Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6A 2K5. Two teams from and two teams from our neighbour, Uniserve, will be competing against each other in a round robin tournament. All proceeds generated from the competition will be donated to the Canadian Cancer Society to build the Cancer Prevention Centre, and we’d love to meet you there!

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Happy Holidays! 2013 Year in Review at

Another Great Year at in 2013

A message from Cybele Negris, CEO: had another phenomenal year with numerous product launches and successes to be proud of. As we approach 2014, we are in the beginning stages of launching several hundred new domain extensions. We’re calling it the domain explosion! We have been preparing our systems for years and standby to advise and assist each of you through this massive change to the Internet. 

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BC Government Takes Steps to Cut Red Tape

Small businesses play a critical role in the Canadian economy. In BC alone, over one million people are employed by small businesses and over 98 per cent of all Canadian businesses are classified as a small business. With such a vital role in Canada’s economy, BC Minister Naomi Yamamoto appointed George Farkas to lead the Small Business – Doing Business with Government Project.

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Congratulations to the Winners of the 2013 BCIC-New Ventures Competition

As a sponsor of the 2013 BCIC-New Ventures competition, we would like to congratulate all the winners of this year’s competition. These companies has been a sponsor for the competition for a number of years and as a member of the local technology community, supporting innovation and local start-up companies is very important to us. On September 25th, 2013, the winners of the 2013 BCIC-New Ventures competition were announced in the Awards Ceremony.

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