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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 […]

Sep
15
2017

Nunavut backbone satellite network funding announced

The Minister for Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED), the Honourable Navdeep Singh Bains, announced that $50 million has been allocated to higher-speed satellite internet for all 25 communities across Nunavut as part of the $500 million ‘Connect to Innovate’ program. The funding has been allocated to Northwestel, the northern subsidiary of Bell Canada, […]

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