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Doherty renews calls for 988 suicide helpline, Bennett say urban may be served first

telecom | 04/25/2022 3:46 pm EDT

Doherty renews calls for 988 suicide helpline, Bennett say urban may be served firstConservative MP Todd Doherty issued a news release on Monday marking the 500th day since he called for the establishment of a dedicated helpline for suicide prevention. The...

Opposition hammers Government on 988, broadband rollout

telecom | 12/08/2021 10:24 am EST

ARIN asks Parliament to require ISPs to maintain Whois infoThe government was taken to task Tuesday over rollout of a dedicated number for mental health and last-mile fibre lays. Two Conservative MPs lashed out at the Trudeau administration over the failings. Pointing out it had been nearly a year since his colleague Todd Doherty...

Federal gov’t supporting Manitoba high-speed Internet project

telecom | 07/28/2016 8:14 pm EDT

The federal government is spending $4.2 million to bring high-speed Internet to Manitoba’s First Nations communities. In a Thursday press release, Carolyn Bennett, Minister of...

Peter O’Brian renewed as TVO chairman

Media | 10/16/2014 2:42 pm EDT

The Ontario government has renewed Peter O'Brian as chairman of the board for the province's public broadcaster TVO for the next two years, the organization said Thursday. TVO said in a press release that O'Brian has been in this role since 2005. O'Brian is a film producer and director whose works have won 19 Genie awards, the TVO...