September 20, 2006 08:43 ET
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 20, 2006) - IDNR-TV - After much success and positive feedback from its web-based programming, IDNR-TV is pleased to announce its television debut on Persona Digital Cable on October 2, 2006.
IDNR-TV is Canada's first natural resources-based television station and will launch with a broad range of industry-related and social-issues programming. Its program schedule will provide insightful and focused information on the latest trends affecting the natural resources sector, from market news to equipment technology and industry events. Its social programming will address key issues and hot topics pertinent to Northern Ontario communities. IDNR-TV remains committed to working with businesses and communities to ensure accurate and substantial information is disseminated to industry stakeholders.
IDNR-TV received positive feedback and blessings from local media, including an article recently published in the Sudbury Star newspaper ("Sudbury key for new TV channel", Sat. Sept. 9). See testimonials from esteemed industry professionals and personalities below.
IDNR-TV has aggressively progressed with its commitment to expanding its coverage in Canada and the U.S.A. and continues on its mission to broadcast nationwide in Canada. Meanwhile, IDNR-TV programming will be available on the Company's website at http://www.idnrtv.com.
IDNR-TV is the first and only television channel dedicated to exposing the natural resources sector. IDNR-TV is a comprehensive source of information about activities in the mining, oil and gas, lumber, fisheries and hydroelectric industries.
IDNR-TV is dedicated to the people and the country. IDNR-TV is Canadian to the core.
IDNR-TV thanks OT Mining and Namex Exploration in Sudbury for their tremendous support in the launch and growing success of the station.
"It is truly incredible the value of the marketing and promotion IDNR-TV will have on Northern Ontario. Our dependence upon Natural Resources for survival is critical to gaining economic strength; not only to Northern Ontario but the remainder of the Province and Country."
Ken Graham, Mayor
Town of Iroquois Falls
"IDNR-TV is the voice of natural resources in Canada. I wish them a lot of luck. A great idea."
NHL Hall of Famer
"Canadians may realize that natural resources are a major contributor to our economy. However IDNR-TV will now provide the public with programs that delve into the key issues we are facing in the industry, the people involved, what they do and the future of the industry. My colleagues and I at the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum look very positively on this type of programming. We applaud your efforts in developing this new communication vehicle and wish you success in this initiative."
Deborah McCombe, Chair
Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum
"IDNR-TV will be a major benefit to the Canadian mining industry in getting its message out and to brand Canada in the world of mining. The whole mining industry will benefit from this and in particularly the Canadian mining supply community."
Jon G. Baird, Managing Director
Camese - Canadian Association of Mining Equipment and Supply Export
"Canadian Arrow Mines Ltd. fully supports the implementation of IDNR-TV as a Television Channel that show cases the resources industries that are so vitally important to Canada's economy. We are looking forward to viewing IDNR-TV and hope that the channel gets as wide a distribution as possible throughout Canada. It is an excellent concept and I believe will be well received and viewed by a wide variety of television viewers do to its informative and unique content."
David Larche, President
Legendary Ore Mining Corporation
"IDNR TV can deliver what the mining industry and Ontario's (especially Sudbury's) general public are in dire need of: an honest straight forward public platform from which programs can be launched that will inform and educate all Canadians about mining and its extremely important vital contributions to the overall economic and social welfare of all Canadians."
James W. Hess, President
OT Mining & Namex Explorations
"Modern mining is a high-tech, safe and environmentally responsible industry filled with talented and innovative people,". "This new television channel can be another step toward helping people gain a better understanding of our industry."
Chris Hodgson, President
Ontario Mining Association
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