Monthly Archives: August 2016

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The State of Broadband

Access to quality high-speed broadband networks is an important facet of a thriving community. The social and economic fabric of our communities are becoming increasingly digitized, and it has become imperative to include all Canadians in this digital world. To bridge the digital divide between larger cities, and rural and remote communities, Innovation, Science and [...]

More Small Business Week Hints

We’ve decided to drop monthly hints about our Small Business Week event to build some excitement! Think of it kind of like a treasure hunt! We’re not going to tell you exactly what we’re doing, but we can tell you that we’ve developed this topic based on community feedback and demand. We’ve also decided to [...]

Hon. Minister Chagger Visits Northern College

We were honoured to be at a roundtable with Honorable Minister Bardish Chagger, Minister of Small Business and Tourism, to discuss support for innovation and growth in Northeastern Ontario. We had the opportunity to discuss the federal innovation agenda that is tied to the Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Ministry. We were joined by representatives [...]

Social Media Series: Using Facebook Live as a Marketing Tool

Using social media as part of your business is an excellent way to interact with your customers. Did you know that you can use Facebook to live stream your events? Video is increasingly popular across social media platforms and outperforms traditional text and images. Facebook states that users watch a video three times longer when [...]