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Aug
12
2016

Mackenzie Valley cable fibre line suffers further setbacks

Parts of the cable in the N.W.T.’s Mackenzie Valley cable fibre project — due to be completed in September 2016 — remain improperly installed and exposed to the elements. The latest setbacks for the $82-million project raise doubts about when the 1,154-kilometre line will be ready to offer a high-speed internet to the Mackenzie Valley, […]

Aug
11
2016

Digital Divide demonstrated by CRTC broadband availability map

Canada’s digital divide is clearly demonstrated by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) where sluggish internet access in northern rural remote areas is falling below CRTC recommendations. This map of Canadian connectivity shows the availability of broadband access at or above target speeds of 5 megabits per second (Mbps) download and 1 Mbps upload […]

Aug
9
2016

Green energy solar panels offset $2K in diesel in first month

Kugluktuk’s green energy solar panels have dramatically reduced the running costs of a Nunavut recreation complex. After just one month, the solar panels produced 1,680 kWh of clean electricity, saving about $2,000 in diesel fuel. The newly installed panels are expected to save the hamlet $9,000 in energy costs for the recreation complex per year. […]

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