Lisa Thompson

Increasing Access to High-Speed Internet Service in Simcoe County

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More rural Ontarians will benefit from access to high-speed internet service SIMCOE COUNTY – The governments of Canada and Ontario are each investing more than $1.7 million to bring high-speed internet access to more than 1,645 families, farms and businesses in Simcoe County. “Building modern and reliable internet connection infrastructure for rural communities is how Canada will close the digital divide …

Kinga Surma

Investing over $56m for high-speed internet for over 16,000 homes 

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Rural communities to benefit from increased connectivity to high-speed internet Ontario – All Canadians, no matter where they live, need reliable and affordable high-speed internet to access essential services, supports and opportunities. That is why the governments of Canada and Ontario, along with the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB), are taking action to get people living in rural and remote communities …

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 …

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Ontario Bringing High-Speed Internet Access to Milton and Burlington

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Province helping to connect more unserved and underserved homes and businesses MILTON ON – The Ontario government is bringing high-speed internet access to unserved and underserved homes and businesses in Milton and Burlington, marking another milestone in its plan to help connect every corner of the province by the end of 2025. “Proud that our government is investing in homes …

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 …

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NDP launches platform for Northern Ontario

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SUDBURY — Andrea Horwath and the NDP are releasing a Northern platform — a plan to make life easier, healthier and more affordable for Northerners. “I want people to get the health care they need without long waits or long drives. And folks need lower costs and more good-paying jobs, so the next generation can stay and raise their own family in …

Lisa Thompson

Building Broadband in Brant County with $3m investment

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Helping more rural Ontarians benefit from high-speed internet BRANT COUNTY – As part of the Ontario government’s plan to connect every community in the province to high-speed internet by 2025, the governments of Canada and Ontario are investing more than $3 million to bring fast, reliable high-speed internet to more than 1,500 homes, farms and businesses in Brant County. In partnership …

Kinga Surma

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 …

Dominic LeBlanc

Bringing More High-Speed Internet to Waterloo Region

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Funding will help connect more than 90 homes, farms and businesses to high-speed internet service WATERLOO REGION – As part of the Ontario government’s plan to connect every community to high-speed internet by 2025, the governments of Canada and Ontario are each committing up to $292,000 to build a new infrastructure network in the Township of Woolwich. The completion of this …

Lisa Thompson

Ontario Bringing High-Speed Internet to Lambton County

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LAMBTON COUNTY – As part of the Ontario government’s plan to connect every community to high speed internet by 2025, more than 570 homes, farms and businesses in Lambton County will have access to high-speed internet service by December 2022, thanks to the construction of a new $6 million infrastructure network in the communities of Wanstead, Rokeby, Walnut and Sutorville. “The …