Activate

Activate promotes a “skills-based” approach to volunteering, connecting community members and non-profit organizations around short-term needs. It allows volunteers to explore opportunities in their communities and non-profits to control their profiles and post and promote opportunities easily.

RateMyISP

Over 95% of the residential ISP market is dominated by the largest cable and telephone companies.

With this near monopoly, the largest companies have been trying to change to rules to make it harder for smaller players to compete. The reaction from Canadians was unprecedented. The largest reaction was related the UBB (Usage Based Billing) decision by the CRTC.

Canadians who want to find the best internet where they live find it a challenge. There are bigger alternative players like Teksavvy which are well known, but depending on exactly where you live, your best option may be different.

Find it at ratemyisp.wildernesslabs.ca
RateMyISP is a user driven site to attempt to find and highlight quality regional ISPs and try to make clear distinctions about what services are capped or throttled.

The goal is to cut through the subtleties and make the act of rating one's ISP as easy as possible.