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Cybersecurity, LEO satellites, data on OTT services in federal budget

News | 02/27/2018 4:21 pm EST
Finance Minister Bill Morneau answers questions about the 2018 federal budget at a press conference in Ottawa on Feb. 27, 2018./ Hill Times photo by Andrew Meade.

OTTAWA — The 2018 federal budget, released Tuesday afternoon, includes half a billion dollars in funding for cybersecurity initiatives, in addition to smaller investments in looking at the potential of low-earth orbit satellites for internet service in remote areas and for Statistics Canada to collect data on streaming services.

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