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Connect to Innovate yields $4.4B ask

News | 05/30/2017 1:40 pm EDT
The House of Commons' industry, science and technology committee is studying rural broadband, following a motion by Conservative MP Earl Dreeshen, pictured here in April./Hill Times photo by Jake Wright.

OTTAWA — Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada is currently sifting through nearly 900 applications to the Connect to Innovate program requesting more than $4.4 billion in funding, a House of Commons committee heard Tuesday.

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