Home Page News Briefs People Media Telecom Archives About Us
Advertising Subscribe Reuse & Permissions
The Hill Times Parliament Now The Lobby Monitor HTCareers Classifieds

Feds rollout $20 a month internet for low-income families and seniors

Briefs | 04/04/2022 1:22 pm EDT

The federal government is providing low-income families and seniors with broadband services at reduced rates. On Monday it unveiled the second leg of its Connecting Families Initiative. The first part of the initiative was launched in 2018.

To keep reading, get a free trial.

Already a Subscriber?

Related Stories

Online harms panel looking to adopt U.K’s duty of care model, won’t prioritize freedom of expression: Co-chair

News | 05/17/2022 5:10 pm EDT

Canada’s online harms panelists are looking at adopting the United Kingdom’s duty of care model because the “ship has sailed” for Canada to start off with a smaller online harms bill, similar...

Site-blocking can be used for online harms legislation: Rogers

Briefs | 05/17/2022 5:04 pm EDT

Rogers Communications Inc. believes that the site-blocking remedy the company – along with BCE Inc. and Quebecor Inc. – won through the federal courts in recent months can be used in the future...

Comp. laws are too focused on price: Lawson Hunter

News | 05/16/2022 7:21 pm EDT

Canada's competition laws have become too sensitive to price, particularly in mergers, and should instead focus more on the role of innovation and change, according to a Canadian competition and...

Reuse & Permissions

Unauthorized distribution, transmission, reuse or republication of any and all content is strictly prohibited. To discuss re-use of this material, please contact:

Customer Care, 613-688-8821 | subscriptions@hilltimes.com