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New Pen pals (05/05)

By IAN ROSS A new alliance with a Mississauga-based software developer could open up new doors to bigger markets for a small northeastern Ontario high-tech firm.

Joining the global village (03/05)

By KELLY LOUISEIZE Northern Ontario will always have remote communities, but they no longer have to be isolated.

Wireless service coming to Manitoulin Island (03/05)

By IAN ROSS A new telecommunications company is offering Manitoulin Island residents a competitive choice where one hasn’t been offered before. With national aspirations and targeting the niche First Nations market, FirstTEL Communication Corp.

Highway 11 corridor merges with Information Superhighway - express (02/05)

High-speed Internet access will be delivered to rural homeowners and small businesses in the Highway 11 corridor around North Bay by early summer. The last chunk of provincial government funding needed to begin construction and delivery of a $6.

To plug in, or not to plug in: there is no question (02/05)

By IAN ROSS Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi) hot spots are popping up at a frenzied pace across Canada, filling conventional gathering spots with the cyber-guests of patrons.

Office chair ergonomics (12/04)

By Trevor Schell In almost any aspect of daily life, people spend a great deal of time sitting down.

Manage time effectively by putting an end to interruptions (12/04)

By Chuck Jacobs Among the most insidious enemies of workplace productivity are unnecessary interruptions.

Software boosts security (12/04)

By KELLY LOUISEIZE Business leaders concerned about client confidentiality and secure Internet transactions may want to consider a Thunder Bay technology business aimed at helping keep a lid on Web interference.

CFDCs bolster job growth (11/04)

By JOSEPH QUESNEL Northern Ontario Business Community Futures Development Corporations have become a permanent fixture in Northern Ontario’s foreseeable future, says the manager of CFDC program delivery for northeastern Ontario.

Broadband project moves to build stage (11/04)

Project Skywire, an initiative to bring high-speed Internet access to unserved communities in the Blue Sky Region, is moving into the build stage.