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Northern Ontario Author Showcases Entrepreneurial Spirit

February 3, 2021 - This young author’s success story really begins with the co-op placement she undertook as a class of 2016 Public Relations student at Cambrian College in Sudbury and a young boy who became the inspiration and ultimate subject of her book. 

Home Is Where The (Remote) Work Is

December 14, 2020 - At the expense of sounding like a broken record, COVID-19 has greatly changed the way we work. During the pandemic, jobs that weren't considered essential services were forced to either close down, or find a new way to keep operations going.

Old Rails, Trails, and Broadband: The Story of Manitouwadge's Multi-Use Trail

December 2, 2020 - What does high-speed internet service and snowmobiling have in common? No, it’s not a trick question. The Township of Manitouwadge, in partnership with Northern Broadband Wireless, found a way to combine the two by using a decommissioned rail bed, now turned multi-use trail. With the repurposing of the old rail bed, Manitouwadge became connected in more ways than one – both through broadband internet access and a snowmobile route linking it to other parts of the region.