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ISED expects most Connect to Innovate agreements will be signed by April

telecom | 01/31/2019 4:18 pm EST

Only about $30 million has made it out the door so far from the Liberal government’s $500 million Connect to Innovate fund that was announced in the 2016 budget, according to documents tabled this week in Parliament, but that should soon change. Ottawa expects most of the funding agreements will soon be finalized and signed, and says more money will start flowing into rural broadband development projects. “Negotiations on all 181 announced projects are well advanced, and claims are...