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Scope of telehealth network broadens in North (8/02)

By Ian Ross Armelle Hope considers herself a walking and talking “miracle” of telemedicine. The 58-year-old Timmins resident attributes the NORTH Network to saving her life.

Business thrives via Web site (9/02)

By Ian Ross Advertising oneself on the Web as being the ‘one-stop shopping centre’ for canvas products can bring some unexpected business results. Porcupine Canvas Inc.

Timiskaming region shares in high-speed access (8/02)

Seven communities in the Timiskaming region now have access to high-speed Internet access with the completion of $1 million worth of technical upgrades.

Canada leader in use of information, communication technologies (8/02)

An increasing number of Canadians are browsing, interacting, learning and buying over the Internet, according to a recent released report from The Conference Board of Canada.

Round-the-clock online tendering service launched (8/02)

Vendors submitting tenders to the City of Greater Sudbury can take advantage of the city's new online service, which also provides free downloading of tender and quotation packages for city contracts.

North's ISP giant involved in takeover (8/02)

One of Northern Ontario's largest Internet service providers and Web-hosting companies has been purchased by Persona Communications Inc.

Path Finder

North Bay has targeted biotechnology as an industry of opportunity by bringing in a world-renowned expert in biomedical research and public health to assist in the development of a possible biomedical cluster. In late August, the city brought in Dr.

Past is future for entrepreneurs (10/02)

By Andrew Wareing For two Northern Ontario archeologists, keeping tabs on the past is the way of the future. John Pollock in New Liskeard and Luke Dalla Bona in Sault Ste.

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.