Yearly Archives: 2017


Another Successful and Well-attended NEOnet AGM

On Thursday, April 20th, 2017, we held our 2016 Annual General Meeting was a success! Forty-five people were in attendance, comprised of NEOnet members to staff and partners from across the region. These represented our Stakeholders, staff and Board of Directors; MPP Gilles Bisson was also in attendance.           NEOnet [...]

NOVA’17 Awards

The NOVA ‘17 awards, presented by the Timmins Chamber of Commerce, took place on Thursday, May 11, 2017, at the McIntyre Arena. NEOnet attended and supported the event by sponsoring the table centrepieces. It was a spectacular evening, with activities before the Awards and beverages true to the theme. Appetizers and beverages were prepared for [...]

A Team-member will be leaving …

Cora-Lyne Ethier joined NEOnet on April 22nd, 2013.  She first held the position of Bilingual Regional Outreach Coordinator and most recently that of BEAM Aftercare Coordinator. Cora has been a valuable contributor and member of the NEOnet team over the last 4 years.  As we wind down the BEAM III activities, it is with regret [...]

Happy Earth Day

Are you wondering what to do on Saturday, April 22nd, 2017? It is Earth Day! Some suggestions to help celebrate our blue and green planet include: conserving energy, walking opposed to taking your vehicle or transit (if possible), recycling or upcycling old electronics. There are many ways everyone can participate in these events. We can [...]

Cybersecurity Workshops

On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017, Paul Ouimette and Kait-Lynn Gooch travelled to Hearst with Alain Lefebvre of Great White North, for a cybersecurity workshop in partnership with Nord-Aski Regional Economic Development Corporation. The presentation was facilitated in French for the businesses in the community that wished to learn more on cybersecurity and how to protect [...]

Social Media Series – Google for Business

On Thursday, April 6th, 2017, the 4th workshop in the Social Media series, sponsored by NEOnet in partnership with the Timmins Chamber of Commerce took place. Jason Perrat of Logikal Code presented Google For Business. It was well attended by 10 other local businesses, that wished to learn more on how to leverage Google for [...]

NEOnet Receives Ontario Trillium Foundation Funding for Technology Training for Seniors

Timmins, ON - On Friday, April 7th, 2017, Member of Provincial Parliament for Guelph, Liz Sandals, made an announcement on behalf of Eleanor McMahon, Minister of Tourism Culture and Sport, that the Board of Directors of the Ontario Trillium Foundation chose NEOnet’s Project Proposal to receive funding in the amount of $254,200. NEOnet was one [...]

It’s Time for our Annual General Meeting

April has been a busy month for the NEOnet team because we’ve been preparing for our Annual General Meeting (AGM). The AGM will be an opportunity to present a brief overview of our activities in 2016 to our stakeholders and Board of Directors. We will also discuss our future and where we need to go [...]

Far Northeast Training Board Workshops

Recently NEOnet had the chance to participate in two training events hosted by the Far Northeast Training Board. Thursday, March 2nd, 2017, Laura Imhoff and Cora-Lyne Ethier, attended the FNETB Labour Market Planning Workshop at Cedar meadows to learn more about the issues that surround the local labour markets. The day consisted of looking at [...]

Collège Boréal Partners Luncheon

On Friday, March 3rd, 2017, Paul Ouimette and Kait-Lynn Gooch attended the Collège Boréal 3rd Annual Partner Recognition Luncheon. It was an event to show gratitude and thanks to their partners within the community. NEOnet attended in 2016, and received a plaque to commemorate the 2015 partnership; a '2016' achievement was handed out to attach [...]