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$25m infrastructure funding announced for Parks Canada

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Priority road and bridge improvements in Gros Morne National Park and L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site to ensure safe travelling experiences. Rocky Harbour – The network of protected areas administered by Parks Canada is a gateway to nature, history, and 450 000 km² of memories from coast to coast to coast. Investing in these locations helps support the protection …

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$31m to bring high-speed Internet to over 4,700 NS households 

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Rural communities to benefit from increased connectivity to high-speed Internet Ottawa – No matter where they live, all Canadians need reliable and affordable high-speed Internet. The Government of Canada is taking action to get people living in rural and remote communities connected to high-speed Internet. Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, on behalf of Gudie Hutchings, Minister of …

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Ending interest on student, apprentice loans, enhancing Canada Workers Benefit

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Miramichi – In the recent 2022 Fall Economic Statement, the Government of Canada highlighted its plan to continue its sound stewardship of the economy and to be there for Canadians. To help families cope with increasing costs, like rising prices at the checkout counter, the government is delivering targeted support to the Canadians who need it the most, including by doubling the …

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$70.6m for high-speed Internet for 10,400 households in Alberta

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Alberta – Recently Gudie Hutchings, Minister of Rural Economic Development, together with Nate Glubish, Minister of Service Alberta, and George Chahal, Member of Parliament for Calgary Skyview, announced up to $70.6 million in combined federal and provincial funding to bring high-speed Internet access to over 10,400 households, including more than 2,700 Indigenous households, in rural communities across Alberta. Project details …

Gudie Hutchings Minister of Rural Economic Development

$1.9m to bring high-speed Internet access to 663 rural BC households

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Ottawa – Gudie Hutchings, Minister of Rural Economic Development, together with Patrick Weiler, Member of Parliament for West Vancouver–Sunshine Coast–Sea to Sky Country, announced nearly $1.9 million in combined federal and provincial funding for two projects by CityWest to bring high-speed Internet access to 663 households on Keats Island and in New Brighton, British Columbia. These two projects are part of …

Gudie Hutchings Minister of Rural Economic Development

$108m to improve high-speed Internet, mobile connectivity in BC

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Up to 14,000 households to benefit from improved access to high-speed Internet and seven communities to benefit from mobile connectivity Ottawa – Gudie Hutchings, Minister of Rural Economic Development, together with Lisa Beare, British Columbia Minister of Citizens’ Services, announced up to $108 million in combined federal and provincial funding to bring high-speed Internet access to up to 14,000 households …

Gudie Hutchings Minister of Rural Economic Development

Invests over $1m for high-speed Internet in Manitoba

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Residents of rural Manitoba communities to benefit from increased connectivity Ottawa – The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed how we live, work, learn and do business, and now more than ever, Canadians across the country need reliable high-speed Internet to access services, supports and opportunities. Through the Universal Broadband Fund’s (UBF) Rapid Response Stream, the Government of Canada is taking immediate action …

Gudie Hutchings Minister of Rural Economic Development

Investing to bring high-speed Internet to more rural households 

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Ontario – Gudie Hutchings, Minister of Rural Economic Development, announced more than $5.3 million in funding for eight projects to bring high-speed Internet access to the following communities in rural Ontario. Communities to benefit Federal funding Estimated number of homes/businesses with increased access to high-speed Internet Alberton $69,200 66 Jerseyville $183,000 165 Glen Orchard, Juddhaven, Minett, Port Carling, Port Sandfield …

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Over $56m in new funding for high-speed Internet to lot more households

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Over 6,500 households in rural and First Nation communities to benefit from the funding to increase access to high-speed Internet Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services and Minister responsible for Federal Economic Development Agency for Northern Ontario, on behalf of Gudie Hutchings, Minister of Rural Economic Development, together with Kinga Surma, Ontario’s Minister of Infrastructure, announced more than $56 million …