Yearly Archives: 2017



NEOnet kicked off the 2017 Small Business Week with Technology: Changing the Nature of Work on Monday October 16th, 2017 in Timmins.  The presentation was a live broadcast from College Boreal conference room 209 to Kirkland Lake, Kapuskasing and Hearst. There was a total of 29 participants for the event. Creig Lamb from the Brookfield [...]

Small Business Week 2017

Small Business Week 2017 is approaching quickly! Many events, presentations and workshops are planned across our area. NEOnet will be hosting Monday, October 16th a morning event to kick off Small Business Week 2017 in Timmins. While keeping in-tune with the overall topic/theme we are going to introduce some new technology to the mix as [...]

New iPhone(s) – Yes plural!

Telecommunications are always in flux and evolving – Apple just announced their new iPhone Models: iPhone 8 series and iPhone X (pronounced 10).  Much of the hype and media mostly showed the iPhone X, but what are the differences between these 2 new iPhones? After some education on our part and research through various articles, here [...]

What NEOnet has been up-to

NEOnet attended Northern College's Frosh Day on September 5th, at the South Porcupine campus. MJ and Josh kicked off the first presentation of the TechSocial program which aims to reduce social isolation through the use of information communication technologies (ICT). By helping older adults learn about smartphones, tablets and apps, we hope to create a [...]

Prosperity and Growth Strategy for Northern Ontario

On July 19th 2017, Paul Ouimette and Board Member Gerry Talbot, participated in a Roundtable discussion with Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED)/FedNor representatives, and other interested community representatives. An opportunity to have your say exists where you can share and provide your input is asked within an email from The Development of the [...]

New Hires

We would like to introduce our newest team members. We are developing a NEW Seniors Digital Literacy Program, focused on mobile devices, which will be starting this Fall.   “Hello! My name is Josh Veilleux and I am the Program Coordinator for the Seniors Digital Literacy program. Coming back from completing my bachelor’s degree in [...]

August Events and Presentations

Tuesday August 22nd, 2017, the Government of Ontario is hosting a Women’s Economic Empowerment discussion session from 12 PM (noon) until 5PM at the Dante Club in Timmins. There may still be time to register by sending the registration form or an email to . On Thursday August 24th 2017, we are having a [...]

Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation

Recently you may have seen more emails in your inbox asking to reconfirm your subscriptions—promotional offers and newsletters for instance. Under the Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), organizations are required to now have expressed consent from individuals to receive mass communications, such as; Emails, Newsletters, Text Messages and promotional offers to a large audience. The most [...]