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Jan
3
2018

High-speed internet boost for Newfoundland & Labrador

The federal government is investing $27 million to bring high-speed internet to around 1,500 households in rural and remote communities in Newfoundland and Labrador. The money will cover 31 projects to improve satellite internet service in 70 communities. Federal cabinet minister and Newfoundland MP Seamus O’Regan along with Premier Dwight Ball announced the funding approval, […]

Nov
3
2017

Broadband backbone for rural and remote communities

A total of $104.06 M of federal funds have been allocated to date from the Connect to Innovate program. Launched early 2017, the program is invest $500 million in rural and remote communities across Canada, with a focus on supporting new broadband backbone infrastructure projects that connect public institutions like schools, hospitals and First Nation […]

Oct
11
2017

Iqaluit Mayor calls for Nunavut fibre for economic prosperity

Iqaluit Mayor, Madeleine Redfern, calls for Nunavut fibre connectivity to meet the territory’s increasing internet demands. She claims that Nunavut is forced to depend on a desperately slow satellite internet service. The current connectivity crisis is crippling the territory’s economic development and government operations. High-speed Nunavut fibre The Iqaluit mayor is lobbying hard to bring […]

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