Tag Archives: Connected North

Northern Hospitality – Connected

Author: Shawn Cardinal  Connected North is a program with an ambition to provide quality video communications to remote communities in Northern Canada. This program will connect these communities with interactive education and healthcare services. For education in particular, students benefit … Continue reading

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How to Build an Awesome STEM Field Trip

Take high school girls, combine them with passionate Cisco employees and cool technology and you get an awesome day helping young women explore careers in science, technology, education and math (STEM). On April 17th Cisco Toronto hosted Girls Power Tech … Continue reading

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Governor General Addresses the Qikiqtani Regional Teachers’ Conference via Virtual Keynote

Over 400 Teachers across Nunavut Connect for the First Time at Inuksuk High School through TelePresence I don’t know if many of you have had the great privilege of meeting His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of … Continue reading

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Giving Back with Impact: How Cisco and Our Partners Work Together To Make A Difference In Western Canada

By Dean La Riviere, Director of Partner Operations, Western Canada Good intentions abound, however it is those that take action who really impact change and showcase what is possible. In Western Canada, we’ve seen an abundance of initiatives where Cisco and members … Continue reading

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Leading Through Technology

The Learning Partnership’s Leading Learning through Technology is pleased to have partnered with CISCO Systems Canada to share with educational leaders, the innovative practices that are being developed to transform schools through the use of technology as a teaching and … Continue reading

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“Your mission is to connect the North”

This is the challenge given to the students competing in the Cisco Social Innovation challenge at the national WISE conference hosted by the University of Toronto chapter. There are many challenges in providing education and healthcare in the Canadian North, … Continue reading

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How Video Conferencing Delivers Education and Mental Health Care to the Arctic

The territory of Nunavut, Canada is incredibly cold and remote. It’s roughly a four-hour plane ride north of Toronto, with temperatures well below the freezing mark for eight months of the year, dark in the winter months and light all … Continue reading

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