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Competition advances IT industry (7/03)

By IAN ROSS Though a private consultant’s report once panned the federal government for imposing a telecommunications monopoly in Timmins, the city has always been served by a state-of-the-art network with competitive rates, says the director of the

Information highway path to new markets (6/03)

By ANDREW WAREING A small Timmins company is trying to make a big splash online to increase export opportunities.

E-learning strategy in the works (5/03)

Contact North/Contact Nord, Northern Ontario’s distance education and training network, hosted its first international roundtable on e-learning on March 25 and 26 in Toronto.

Tech program first of its kind (5/03)

By IAN ROSS Students enrolled in Algoma University College’s (AUC) upcoming computer games technology course should experience a one-of-kind learning opportunity when the program opens this fall.

E-marketplace one-stop shop (5/03)

By KELLY LOUISEIZE The mining industry is taking advantage of a new electronic marketplace that promises to reduce time and cost with the ease of a one-stop transaction centre.

Innovation Centre restructures, centre’s mandate under review (4/03)

By IAN ROSS A major shakeup at Sault Ste. Marie’s Innovation Centre has prompted an independent review of the technology facility’s mandate as the search for a new direction takes place.

Northern College launches technology campaign (4/03)

Northern College has launched a new technology campaign to increase awareness among high school students and returning learners that the opportunities for satisfying and well-paying careers in trades and technology are vast.

Proposed location for medical school slows ATAC construction (4/03)

Construction of the Advanced Technology and Academic Centre (ATAC) at the Thunder Bay Lakehead University site is in its final stages, but had slowed down slightly due to a proposed sixth floor for the Northern Ontario Medical School (NOMS).

Project designed to stimulate entrepreneurship in northwest (9/02)

The Northwestern Ontario Technology Centre (NOTC) has launched The Idea Factory Challenge, an innovative project designed to stimulate entrepreneurship that can help diversify northwestern Ontario's economy and provide opportunities for its

Manufacturer adopts global vision for success (9/02)

By Kelly Louiseize It started off as a vision shared by two people five years ago. Today, Niigon Technologies Ltd., is on its way to becoming a leader in the plastics moulding injection business.