of Ontario - Alfred Rosette, Information Services Manager (July
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."
Nault, MP (July 21)
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
Education Network of Ontario - Mary Beam, Director (July 20)
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."
Ross, Consultant (July 21)
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."
Telecommunications and Informatics Services, Public Works and
Government Services Canada - Al Kingan, Director, Satellite Services
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
PentMed Systems, Pentranic Inc. - Tim Patterson, Managing Director
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 ..."