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Quebec offers $340-million in subsidies and tax credits to stimulate Internet

News | 03/20/2000 5:00 am EST

The Quebec government has adopted a series of aggressive measures – totaling $340 million – to ensure that its residents and businesses are not left behind in the global race to get online. Reflective of last year’s budget which aimed financial incentives at Quebec’s new media industry, last week’s provincial budget split its focus between the underlying network infrastructure, as well as targeted subsidies designed to get families connected to the Internet and businesses involved in e-commerce.

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