Keyboard Shortcuts to Improve Your Workflow

Keyboard shortcuts can save time and make your workflows more efficient. It can take time to remember the shortcuts, but once you do, you will want to learn more! We’ve put together the following keyboard shortcuts guides to help you learn new shortcuts.  

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Blue Sky Net Releases 2024 Northern Ontario Broadband Report

NORTH BAY, ONTARIO, April 22, 2024 – The Federal Government of Canada and the Ontario Provincial Government understand the importance of high-quality internet access. In fact, both have set a target for 50/10 Mbps internet access – the Federal Government aiming for every household by 2030 and the Province of Ontario for every Ontario household…

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Cyber Security Dos and Don’ts

There are many things to consider to keep your information and devices secure. The following guide will give you a few small steps you can take to improve your security include cleaning up your password and account management (and checking for previous breaches of your accounts), continuous cyber security learning, and keeping your software up…

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How the Internet Works: From Under the Ocean to Your Devices

Internet service is considered a basic necessity, but there are few of us who understand just how it works and how information is able to travel around the world over the Internet. We’ve put together this guide that outlines how the Internet works, explaining the different types of Internet, explaining the common Internet terminology and…

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FedNor invests in Blue Sky Net for additional three years of operational funding

NEWS RELEASE: GOVERNMENT OF CANADA INVESTS OVER $1.1 MILLION TO SUPPORT BRAODBAND, TECHNOLOGY AND WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS IN NORTHEASTER ONTARIO January 21, 2021 – North Bay, Ontario – Federal Economic Development Agency for Northern Ontario – FedNor (originally news release) Anthony Rota, Member of Parliament for Nipissing–Timiskaming, today announced Government of Canada investments totaling $1,110,810 for two projects…

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The digital divide is felt in the north

Originally posted by Northern Ontario Business – January 19, 2024 Majority of rural, remote people left without high-speed internet, despite feds boasting of wide coverage, says Blue Sky NORTHERN ONTARIO — Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) has announced that the federal government is on track to provide Canadian households access to high-speed internet…

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Gaps still exist in Ontario’s rural and northern web infrastructure

Last month we had the opportunity to sit down with Robert Price from Dairy Farmers of Ontario‘s Milk Producer magazine to discuss broadband challenges farmers in Ontario were experiencing. The full article is now available online and can be viewed by following the link below: https://issuu.com/milkproducer/docs/milk_producer_latesummer_web/18?    

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How three Canadian communities are showcasing CIRA’s Internet Performance Test data in unique ways

originally posted by CIRA: https://www.cira.ca/blog/state-internet/how-three-canadian-communities-are-showcasing-ciras-internet-performance-test More and more Canadian communities are taking direct action to close the broadband connectivity gap and data on coverage can help a great deal. CIRA’s Internet Performance Test (IPT) provides accurate, granular and highly sortable data for communities to benchmark connectivity levels today and measure progress in the future. The…

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Northern communities still face high-speed internet struggles

Originally posted by Northern Ontario Business – June 13, 2023 By 2030, the federal government wants every Canadian household to have access to high-speed internet, while Ontario has set a similar goal by 2025. And while the feds maintain the average shows 91 per cent of Canadian households have access to fixed high-speed internet, that…

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State Of Broadband In Northern Ontario – 2023

NORTH BAY, ONTARIO, May 31, 2023 – The Federal Government of Canada and the Ontario Provincial Government understand the importance of high-quality internet access. In fact, both have set a target for 50/10Mbps internet access – the Federal Government aiming for every household by 2030 and the Province of Ontario for every Ontario household by…

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