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NDP’s platform includes millions for rural broadband

News | 09/13/2021 6:05 pm EDT
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh speaks with media after the official leaders' debate in Ottawa on Oct. 7, 2019./ Photo by Andrew Meade.

The New Democratic Party released its costed platform for next week’s election over the weekend, in which it detailed spending on rural broadband and funding for CBC/Radio-Canada after it promised to declare high speed internet to be an essential service. 

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