Monthly Archives: May 2011

Stratford: A City On The Move

By Tom Parisi, Regional Vice President of RBC, Perth/Huron/Oxford Region. I have had the distinct pleasure to live, raise my family and work in the vibrant city of Stratford for the past eight plus years. I have been an  active member … Continue reading…

Scottish Tailoring via High-speed: RKilts

High-speed internet access allows custom-made kilts to be a micro-niche export RKilts, a boutique on Stratford’s quaint York Street facing Lake Victoria, is an example of a small, creative, niche business: a “Lone Eagle” in a skirt. High-speed internet access … Continue reading…

Advanced Web Developers Reinvent Tendering: Conceptual Pathways

“Bill Circle” tendering software Five young web developers in 1998, two from Stratford, one from nearby Punkeydoodles Corners (really), and two from Toronto, began building design-driven Flash websites. “But the available tools couldn’t do what we wanted them to do … Continue reading…

D&D Automation: Advanced Manufacturing via Broadband

Global, remote, advanced manufacturing systems integrator for industrial clients D&D is a control systems integrator. “We make manufacturing and processing facilities ‘dance’,” says D&D Automation founder Michael McCourt. “Because if they aren’t dancing, they’re inefficient.” D&D has automated systems clients … Continue reading…

Rural Connectivity Reaches 99.9% – “Rural Connections”: Ontario Municipal Rural Broadband Partnership Program

Bridging between urban and rural activities is an important aspect of digital inclusion. In August 2007, Perth County was one of 18 communities to receive funding as part of the Ontario government’s Rural Connections: Ontario Municipal Rural Broadband Partnership Program … Continue reading…