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About Kait-Lynn Gooch

Bilingual Regional Outreach Coordinator

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 Meagan.franciscus@ontario.ca . 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 [...]

New and Exciting Changes to the STAMP Program (a technology assessment offered by NEOnet to SMEs)

Some changes have been made to the STAMP program, which will make the program more interesting to SMEs in Northern Ontario. These changes include: STAMP consultants are now able to engage clients throughout all of Northern Ontario, not just Northeastern Ontario. Participants now have the opportunity to fully access the program’s maximum subsidy: o   Applicants may [...]

Upcoming – Summer 2017

Thursday, July 20th, 2017, Kait-Lynn Gooch will be presenting to the Employment Options Emploi’s, Youth Job Connection participants, an overview on protecting yourselves online and Social Media; Etiquette, securing your accounts and the recent changes regarding Social Media platforms that are commonly used by youth and young adults. The presentation will use an Apple TV [...]

Android’s Hidden ‘Panic Button’ to Help Fight Malware

Have you ever gone onto an app on your phone and suddenly your phone is unresponsive and the app takes control of your device? Google has just released that Android Nougat update 7.1 which will have a sort of Panic Button for these circumstances. Google mentions that once you are in an application or opening an [...]