BCR's & Letters of Support
Vision - Letters - Documentation


7. Chiefs of Ontario - Alfred Rosette, Information Services Manager (July 23)

"The limited amount of access to and from our northern First Nations is a major concern for the Chiefs of Ontario office and we recognize that your organization [Keewaytinook Okimakanak] has done much to alleviate this problem for your community."

8. Robert Nault, MP (July 21)

"Keewaytinook Okimakanak has demonstrated leadership for many years in the application of telecommunications technology to a remote, isolated and underserviced area Northwestern Ontario. ... Their project has the potential to demonstrate to the world that the geographic challenges of this country can be managed through technology."

9. Education Network of Ontario - Mary Beam, Director (July 20)

"The Education Network of Ontario has been a part of your community's public sector program of access to the Internet. We have found you and your staff to be knowledgeable and interested in cost-effective and industry-standard solutions."

10. Heather Ross, Consultant (July 21)

"It is the work of Keewaytinook Okimakanak over the past few years that has and is the leading edge of technological development in remote Ontario. Keewaytinook Okimakanak has successfully spearheaded the up-grading of telecommunications systems in its member communities."

11. Government Telecommunications and Informatics Services, Public Works and Government Services Canada - Al Kingan, Director, Satellite Services (July 23)

"Over the past eighteen months, the Government Satellite Services Team has had the pleasure of working closely with Industry Canada's Schoolnet Program office and with Keewaytinook Okimakanak and it's K-Net support organization. Working together, we have defined, developed, implemented and are now providing the highly successful MSAT/DirecPC hybrid high-speed Internet delivery system ..... This initiative has been nationally and internationally recognized as a model for both advanced communication technology application and government/industry/academic cooperation."

12. PentMed Systems, Pentranic Inc. - Tim Patterson, Managing Director (July 22)

"We were very impressed with your staff and their ability to set up the FRIEND videoconferencing unit. ... PentMed Systems is very interested in working with you ..."

Main Page