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Federal government rolls out broadband in Cape Breton

Briefs | 09/05/2023 3:38 pm EDT
Minister of Rural Economic Development Gudie Hutchings speaks with reporters on March 27, 2023, after the Auditor General’s March 2023 reports are tabled in the House of Commons (photo Andrew Meade).

The federal government is spending $1.2 million for high-speed internet service in Cape Breton in Nova Scotia, it was announced Tuesday. The money, from the Universal Broadband Fund, will see 1,600 households in 16 communities receiving service. Indigenous households account for 440 of the new residences served.

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