Find out about Amanda's adventures in Moose Factory when she kicked off the My Community App project. Click here for the full story.
Celebrating the Spirit and Identity of Indigenous Culture in Canada - CES’s mandate has always been to support local community development initiatives that ensure preservation of culture through responsible economic development and empowerment. Over the past few years we’ve created an interactive mobile platform that allows communities to celebrate the spirit and identity of their people through digital storytelling, known as the My Community App. Click here for the full story.
Learn Rachel Big Canoe from Georgina Island First Nation's thoughts on the My Community App! Click here for the full story.
Cultural Preservation Initiative 2013 was a huge success! We'd like to thank all of the communities for their participation! Click here for the full story. September 24, 2013
Share the Spirit and Identity of Your Community. Share the spirit and identity of your people through a community-driven website, an interactive tour and digital storytelling. The 'My Community App' will provide your community with a voice to share your story and culture with the world using digital media. Create a living museum for your community that is accessible for generations to come. Click here for the full story. June 24, 2013
Share your Story with Tourism Mobile Apps. Click here for the full story. August 27, 2012.
Indigenous Tourism Apps - can they assist with bridging the digital divide? Since the majority of our clients live in remote communities, often they don’t pursue this product because of challenges accessing information technology or funding, or they are unfamiliar with the benefits and how to use the technology. This is known as the digital divide – the gap between those that have access to information technologies and those that don’t. Learn innovative ways on how indigenous communities can bridge the digital divide - Click here for the full story. August 10, 2012.
Preserving your culture - bridging the communication gap. CES worked with Teck Resources Ltd. to develop a mobile app that provides access to two-way transparent communication and support between communities and resources extraction companies. This mobile app opens up new doors for creating an open, honest dialogue that closes the communication gap. Click here for the full story. June 29, 2012.
Innovative Ideas for Indigenous Tourism Development. I came across an interesting video on YouTube about how Chief Almir, head of a Surui tribe in the Amazon, uses Google Earth and mobile technology to record stories of their Elders to assist with cultural and environmental preservation. Chief Almir’s innovative idea to track and record illegal logging in his region using Google Earth created a positive impact for the community’s economy by resulting in a reforestation project. Chief Almir was recognized as one of the 100 most creative people in business in 2011 by Fast Company. Click here for the full story.
April 20, 2012
Tourism & Technology Trends for 2012 - A New Era of Travel. I was speaking with a friend about how much travel has changed over the past 10 years with the introduction of online reservations, access to information through mobile devices and social media. Many people are traveling with mobile devices like the iPad, iPhone and laptops and are moving away from purchasing guide books, buying maps, sending postcards and collecting brochures. Click here for the full story.
April 10, 2012
Engaging Youth in a Creative Way. After watching a few Ted Talks for inspiration, I am beginning to realize that the possibilities to engage youth for educational purposes using mobile technology are endless. Click here for the full story.
March 12, 2012
Innovative Solutions. As part of our commitment to continually strive for the best possible solutions and options for our clients, we have developed 4 new innovative products: TechTours, Bold Brand, Pando Terra, and Spontaneous Tourism Model. Click here for the full story.
September 27, 2010
TechTours. TechTours is a downloadable application that provides an interactive storytelling experience on destinations with audio and video features using GPS technology. Click here for the full story.
July 7, 2010
TechTours. How does it work? Click here for the full story.