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ApplyBoard empowers students around the world to access the best education. Connecting international students, recruitment partners, and academic institutions on its platform, ApplyBoard simplifies the study abroad search, application, and acceptance process. Founded in 2015, the company has built partnerships with over 1,500 primary, secondary, and post-secondary schools, and works with 3,500 recruitment partners, to drive diversity on campuses across Canada and the United States. To date, the company has assisted more than 70,000 students with their educational journey. ApplyBoard is headquartered in Kitchener, ON Canada, with representatives in 8 countries.

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CANARIE strengthens Canadian leadership in science and technology by delivering digital infrastructure that supports world-class research and innovation.

CANARIE and its twelve provincial and territorial partners form Canada’s National Research and Education Network. This ultra-high-speed network connects Canada’s researchers, educators and innovators to each other and to global data, technology, and colleagues.

Beyond the network, CANARIE funds and promotes reusable research software tools and national research data management initiatives to accelerate discovery, provides identity management services to the academic community, and offers advanced networking and cloud resources to boost commercialization in Canada’s technology sector.

Established in 1993, CANARIE is a non-profit corporation, with the majority of its funding provided by the Government of Canada.

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Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security

The program is looking for your solutions to support the development of defence and security capabilities. IDEaS fosters open innovation to provide creative thinkers with the structure and support to encourage solutions, which will assist in solving some of Canada’s toughest defence and security challenges.

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ApplyProof is the innovative document verification solution for international student visa applications. It protects students and institutions from fraudulent documents by enabling officials to validate a document’s authenticity by viewing the digital original held securely by ApplyProof.

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Introducing the Alternate Solutions Group at CIBC. We combine nimble start-up thinking with CIBC’s stability and reach to create innovative opportunities with scalability across distribution channels. We’re leveraging CIBC’s long history of FX leadership to develop unique foreign exchange solutions that revolutionize the way people spend and send money around the world.

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OCAS is the link between post-secondary applicants and Ontario’s public colleges. Each year, OCAS helps almost 300,000 individuals take the first step toward a brighter future through a college education. OCAS also delivers leading-edge systems, dependable technology and cost-effective solutions across the higher education sector.

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International Experience Canada

International Experience Canada (IEC) is Government of Canada program that allows Canadian youth – aged 18-35 – to work and travel in any of IEC’s over 30 partner countries.

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PaySimply, powered by Payment Source, provides schools a solution for accepting convenient payment methods to collect tuition and residence fees. Families pay online with: credit card, Interac e-Transfer, PayPal or Alipay, or make in-person payments with cash or debit card at any Canada Post outlet.

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Pearson Canada

Pearson is the world’s leading learning company. We partner with faculty and institutions to create innovative solutions to improve student achievement and institutional effectiveness. We understand that every student is different and learns differently. We create and connect content, technology, assessment and services to enable unique learning solutions. We know that when learning products and services are developed with care and expertise, and that when the student is at the center of the learning experience, success follows.

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