Olds – Builds its own Fibre Network July 26, 2013

The work O-NET has done is covered around the world. Check back for even more.

  • Montreal Gazette
  • EnGadget
  • CBC News
  • Calgary Herald
  • Digitals Mind
  • DSL Reports
  • Above Top Secret
Med Students Visit Olds June 4, 2013

The fourth annual U of C first year medical student visit to Olds took place on May 31st, 2013. Once again, everyone had a great time touring the first year medical students through the Olds Hospital, Medical Centre, Community Learning Campus, and the Town itself.
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OICRD AGM April 29, 2013

On April 16, 2013, the Olds Institute held its Annual General Meeting and Report to the Community. Each volunteer committee, as well as the essential members, presented an annual report that outlined their activities for the year.

  • OI Executive Director
  • OI Financial Statements
  • Town of Olds
  • Olds & District Chamber of Commerce
  • Olds College
  • Business Attraction Retention & Expansion
    • Fair Trade Committee
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O-NET Hosts Open House February 1, 2013

Red Deer Advocate’s coverage of O-NET’s public launch in Olds. The leading-edge, community-owned fibre network is transforming the connectivity landscape in Canada.
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Olds builds its own last-mile network October 31, 2012

Check out the international coverage Olds is getting for its broadband fibre project. As reported in Gigabit Nation.
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Business Internet Usage Increasing October 30, 2012

Olds business owners are embracing the web for competitive advantage according to a survey released by the Olds Institute and its Connected Community committee earlier this summer.
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O-Net is Immediate Boon for Business October 30, 2012

O-Net is up and running and businesses could not be happier. The new fibre optic service provider is earning early rave reviews for its speed and accessibility to markets deemed inaccessible just a few months ago.
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Olds Occupy Movement Focuses on Community Solutions March 22, 2012

On April 14th, Olds will bring the best of the Occupy Movement to the Olds High School to explore local solutions for community challenges. The Other Side of Occupy is an open forum for residents to shape the future of their community through discussion and action.
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Olds Featured on’s Website March 22, 2012

Olds reached out to over 18.5 million readers this month when its Other Side of Occupy event was featured on, the largest online site for social, environmental, health and community news on the Internet.
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Olds Institute Hires Executive Director February 9, 2012

The Olds Institute for Community and Regional Development (OICRD) begins 2012 with a new Executive Director to lead the organization’s integrated community development and sustainability initiatives. Curtis Cook moved from Vancouver Island to Olds in January to accept the position with the OICRD.

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