BCR's & Letters of Support
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13. Ministry of Citizenship, Culture and Recreation - Stan Squires, Manager, Telematics and New Media (July 22)

"The project proposal has considerable potential for the development of First Nations public libraries in the North. ... It will enable them to be full participants in the library sector Network 2000 strategy and also to be available to additional funding support from this Ministry and others that will enable the ongoing self- sustainability."

14. Community Access Program / Ontario Library Association Summer Youth Initiative - Matthew Angeconeb, Regional Coordinator (July 26)

"Keewaytinook Okimakanak is the ideal organization to take the appropriate steps in developing the telecommunication infrastructure and applications required for First Nations to become leaders in the use of information communication technologies."

15. EDUNATS: Educational Consulting for Aboriginal Issues - Rocky Landon (July 23)

"It has come to my attention that Keewaytinook Okimakanak First Nations are undertaking to develop the telecommunication infrastructure and applications required for all First Nations to become leaders in the use of information communication technologies. I would like to offer this letter as a supporting statement for this exciting venture."

16. McDowell Lake First Nation - Margaret Lawson, Telecom Support Worker (July 26)

"... we worked with Keewaytinook Okimakanak's K-Net Services to develop a telecommunication service in our community. ... Access to these telecommunication services will provide our workers, students and other First Nation residents with means to network with one another and not only that, but also with people around the world."

17. McDowell Lake First Nation - Summer youth positions - Kimberly Lawson, Reuben James (CAP Youth Workers) and Conrad Lawson (Science and Technology Camp Coordinator) (July 26)

"Without support from Keewaytinook Okimakanak, McDowell Lake First Nation would not be able to important programs such as the Community Access Program and the Science and Technology Camp."

18. Bell Canada - Bob Flake, Supervising Engineer, Network Direction & Investment (January 25, 1999)

"Bell Canada intends to invest approximately $5,409,000 in 1999 to establish digital radio between Red Lake and Sandy Lake. This amount includes some $2,800,000 for work which is being advanced from 2000 into 1999 as a result of a Keewaytinook Okimakanak - Bell Canada agreement. The cost of the advancement of the capital dollars ($250K) is being funded by the First Nations Community through their partnership with FedNor."

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