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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.

Network supports IT industry (11/04)

By JOSEPH QUESNEL Northern Ontario Business IT companies in the North are starting to see the benefits of networking their services to the outside world, says a regional IT project manager.

Underground defence facility up for grabs (01/04)

By IAN ROSS Northern Ontario Business At least two data storage companies are interested in North Bay’s soon-to-be-vacated underground air defence facility, known locally as the Hole.

National accreditation received (04/04)

Cambrian College’s civil engineering technology program has received national accreditation from the Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists.