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Biotech firm garners FedNor support (10/02)

By Frank Scarcello FedNor has announced funding of $1.4 million to assist a cutting-edge biotechnology company in Thunder Bay and provide funds for the development of a new industrial park on local First Nations land.

Ideas abound at regional summit

Business, aboriginal, government and community leaders gathered in Timmins Sept. 24 to exchange ideas on telecommunications.

$45M biotech centre proposed (10/02)

By Frank Scarcello Two hospital facilities will become surplus next year when the new Thunder Bay Regional Hospital opens.

Sault commits funding for ITC centre (10/02)

Algoma University College is teaming up with Sault Ste. Marie’s Innovation Centre and the Public Utilities Commission in proposing a $6.1-million information, communication and technology (ICT) centre at the Queen Street campus.

Kenora phone company considers fibre optics network purchase (10/02)

Kenora Municipal Telephone is looking at purchasing a fibre optics network at a cost of $980,000. The network would provide local residents with a number of new choices for data circuits and long-distance services.

City commits cash to ICT centre (10/02)

Algoma University College is teaming up with Sault Ste. Marie's Innovation Centre and the public utilities commission in proposing a $6.1-million information, communication and technology (ICT) centre at the Queen Street campus.

Building Internet awareness (5/01)

By Dianne Gouliquer Communities across the North are getting a crash course on the importance of a strong e-economy thanks to a series of workshops co-ordinated by the Northwestern Ontario Associated Chambers of Commerce (NOACC).

Web site simplifies business registration (11/01)

Canadian businesses have the opportunity to register for Canada Customs and Revenue Agency (CCRA), Nova Scotia and Ontario programs through a new Web site. The site, www.businessregistration.gc.

Keewaywin First Nation to develop e-business centre (10/01)

Keewaywin First Nation received a FedNor contribution of $250,000 toward the development of information and communications technology (ITC) applications.

New search engine links businesses in Canada (11/01)

Tosearch.canada is a new type of search engine that works on a physical radius search from any postal code or city in Canada. This innovation puts anyone in Canada into physical contact with local goods and services. tosearch.