Monthly Archives: December 2016


CRTC Declares Broadband Internet a Basic Service

On Wednesday, December, 21st 2016, the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), declared that broadband Internet is a basic telecommunication service, and handed down a ruling that ordered the country’s internet service providers (ISPs) to begin working towards being able to provide and boost services in rural and isolated areas, which Jean-Pierre Blais, the CRTC [...]

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year

  Christmas arrived early at NEOnet with stockings hung with care, and a tree to celebrate the festivities. The early decorations allowed us to record our 2016 Season's Greeting video message that began airing on the local CTV channel.  We also recently held our last Board Meeting of the calendar year, followed by our traditional [...]

Evidence-Based Labour Market Planning

On Wednesday, December 7, 2016, Laura Imhoff and Cora-Lynn Ethier, attended an informative one-day interactive workshop hosted by the Far Northeast Training Board (FNETB).  The workshop provided hands-on exercises to help participants identify local labour market indicators (LLMI). These indicators can help and be very useful when planning for future projects in our area with [...]

Brains and Bellies Feed

On November 30th, 2016, NEOnet joined our partners PIC and Northern College Entrepreneurship Centre, for the Brains and Bellies Feed. The event was to educate students and individuals on the potential of becoming entrepreneurs. The event at Northern College, Porcupine Campus, generated some attention of the students, there was approximately 25 participants that joined us [...]

Northern College Funding Announcement

On Friday, November 25th, 2016, NEOnet staff attended the funding announcement for Northern College’s Integrated Emergency Services Complex. Marc Serré, Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt, made the announcement on behalf of the Honorable Navdeep Bains. The event took place in the Atrium of Northern College’s Porcupine Campus, with staff members of Northern College, and [...]

Employment Options Emploi, Employers Breakfast

NEOnet was invited to the Employers Breakfast, at Cedar Meadows, on December 1st 2016, that was hosted by Employment Options Emploi, with attendees of local businesses. Employment Options Emploi, spoke and gave information on how to apply and information regarding Canadian-Ontario Job Gran. In addition, they also went in some details about the Youth Programs [...]

Forum de la communauté entrepreneuriale de Hearst

Paul Ouimette, Director of Operations at NEOnet, participated in the 'Forum de la communauté entrepreneuriale de Hearst'.  The inaugural event took place at Université de Hearst, Saturday, November 26th, 2016, when various topics were discussed: the role of the stakeholders for work and education, socio-economic growth, social and community and entrepreneurs and young people. The [...]