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Feds boost Universal Broadband Fund by $750M

News | 11/09/2020 12:57 pm EST
Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development Maryam Monsef speaks with reporters during a press conference in the Sir John A. MacDonald building on Nov. 9, 2020. /Photo by Andrew Meade

The federal government announced the launch of its long-awaited Universal Broadband Fund Monday morning, increasing the funding by $750 million and the number of Canadians it aims to have connected by 2026 from 95 per cent to 98 per cent. 

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