Travel, whether for business, pleasure, or both, is on the rise. The Conference Board of Canada's Outbound Canada - February 2016 report found that Canadians took 32.3 million overnight trips outside of the country in 2015, 26.5 million of which were for leisure, representing 92% growth in the number of Canadian leisure trips abroad over the past 15 years.
Baie-d'Urfé, QC-based Jam Industries Ltd., parent company of Erikson Consumer, has sold its subsidiary Arcam to Harman International. Arcam (formerly A&R Cambridge) offers a broad suite of audio products, including amplifiers, DACs and AV receivers.
Computer products and consumer electronics distributor D&H Canada is celebrating its 10th anniversary this month. And as part of the celebration, the company is conducting an Anniversary Contest running from July 1 to August 31, in which $10,000 in total prizes will be awarded to 10 customers.
Transport Canada has published draft regulations for the recreational and commercial use of drones, including a variety of operating rules and restrictions.
Sony has appointed Richmond, BC-based Staub Electronics as a distributor for its audio and video for the custom integration channel in Western Canada; and Markham, ON-based Gentec International for Ontario, and for business-to-business sales nationwide.