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$290M allocated for internet infrastructure in rural Quebec

Briefs | 11/20/2017 5:26 pm EST
$290M allocated for internet infrastructure in rural Quebec
Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains (second from right) and Quebec premier Philippe Couillard (centre), at the Nov. 20 launch of Connect to Innovate funding in Quebec./ Photo via Twitter.

In a press release on Monday, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) announced up to $290 million in spending on planned internet backbone construction projects in 14 regions across Quebec, a portion of which will come through its Connect to Innovate fund.

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