Category: The Crow Connection

  • Customer UPS recommendation guide

    Dear High Speed Crow customers,                Following the recent snowstorm, High Speed Crow has received an influx of calls from customers who suspected issues with their HSC internet service. In most of these cases, we have determined that the cause was that AC power fluctuations had damaged or otherwise affected the customer-owned internet router or…

  • Rural communities in Manitoba will benefit from faster Internet

    Rural communities in Manitoba will benefit from faster Internet

    Canadians understand the importance of building communities. They have always invested in ways to better connect with each other—from the St. Lawrence Seaway to the national railroad system to the Trans-Canada Highway. Those investments now need to reflect the increasingly digital world. That is why the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic Development, today announced…

  • HIGH SPEED CROW CHOSEN FOR WORKPLACE SAFETY AWARD

    HIGH SPEED CROW CHOSEN FOR WORKPLACE SAFETY AWARD

    We are pleased to announce that High Speed Crow has been chosen as the recipient of a 2019 Manitoba NAOSH (North American Occupational Safety and Health) Award in the category of Best New Entry. Safety & Health Week took place May 5-11 this year, and we are being recognized for our outstanding achievements in making…

  • GPS Tracking In Our Fleet

    GPS Tracking In Our Fleet

    At High Speed Crow, we utilize GPS tracking in our vehicles and equipment for safety and organization.  We operate a fleet of 20+ vehicles and 30+ other equipment such as excavators, skid steers, hydrovacs, and cable plows. If someone needs the status of an asset, it is an easy check to know where an asset…

  • Wi-Fi calling on cellphones

    Wi-Fi calling on cellphones

    ***Contact your service provider to ensure that Wi-Fi calling is enabled/available on your plan. Most plans don’t have it automatically enabled. Place Wi-Fi calls from your iPhone Go into Settings Cellular Wi-Fi Calling – Toggle to “on”. You might need to enter or confirm your address for emergency services.*If Wi-Fi Calling is available, you’ll see…

  • Making Better Food Choices

    Making Better Food Choices

    It’s not always easy to eat healthy when on the job site. Sometimes downing that can of cola and grabbing that chocolate bar seems like the quick fix to keep your energy levels up. The safety of our staff extends to their health as well, so we have put together some healthy food swaps and…

  • Sun Protection For Our Staff

    Sun Protection For Our Staff

    For many, the warm weather signifies vacations, lounging by the pool, and spending more time outdoors.  For us, the warm weather means the start of our busiest season! Our crews are outside from sunrise to sunset, sometimes working long hours in the hot sun. All that time in the sun can lead to an increased…

  • High Speed Crow Celebrates Safety & Health Week

    High Speed Crow Celebrates Safety & Health Week

    As a local employer, we know the important role we play in preventing workplace accidents and injuries not only in the office but on the job site as well.  Workplace Safety has always been a priority for us, so we are pleased to announce that we will be officially participating in our very first Safety…

  • What is the best location for your router?

    What is the best location for your router?

    We often hear of people having unexplainable problems with WiFi signals and it could be because of the location of your router. Here’s one scenario – The WiFi signals were perfect, the router is in the basement under the kitchen. After taking a look, we discover the kitchen has new flooring and also metal mesh…

  • What is bandwidth usage?

    What is bandwidth usage?

    In our last post we discussed the costs of bandwidth in Canada, and why it is higher than other countries. Bandwidth usage is very comparable to electricity, or natural gas.  Electricity and gas spins a meter.  Hydro has a basic service charge, and then a usage charge, for both electricity and gas. While electricity doesn’t…