The GIST in The Community

Lululemon x The GIST Run Club

We had over 30 outstanding GISTers train with us for 8 weeks leading up to the Lululemon Waterfront 10K!A huge CONGRATULATIONS to each of you who crossed the finish line with us!


DMZ Basecamp: Student Incubation Accelerator Panel

The GIST sat on The DMZ’s “Empowering Leaders” Panel for Basecamp’s Youth Accelerator Program.

Basecamp is Canada’s second annual student incubation program for youth focused on ideation and creating problem-driven validated solutions. Young entrepreneur spend 6 weeks in an intensive bootcamp at Ryerson University where they learn to develop, market and accelerate their business ideas.


Queen's University Sports Industry Conference

The GIST went #backtoschool to speak at our alma matter for the Queen’s Sports Industry Conference (QSIC).

QSIC is a student-run conference with delegates from universities across Canada with a mission to inspire the sports industry leaders of tomorrow by creating an interactive environment to learn how to break into, and succeed in, the sports industry.


Facebook Journalism Project Transforming Press Panel

As part of the Digital News Innovation Challenge, The GIST was invited to speak on the Facebook Transforming Press panel.

Facebook Canada and the DMZ hosted the panel to discuss how innovative technologies are transforming how people create, access and consume news. The Digital News Innovation Challenge is a Canada-wide incubation program supporting leading digital news ideas and early-stage tech companies driving innovation for journalism and news organizations.