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Federal government rolls out broadband in Cape Breton

telecom | 09/05/2023 3:38 pm EDT

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...

Feds, Ontario, announce $54M broadband rollout

telecom | 07/12/2023 5:18 pm EDT

The federal and Ontario governments are together investing $54 million to roll out high-speed internet in the province. The project was announced Wednesday. “Today’s announcement is a significant milestone for internet connectivity in rural Ontario,” federal Minister of Rural Economic Development Gudie Hutchings said in a statement. “Working with Rogers, we will help connect more than 20,000 underserved homes in 83 rural and remote communities in Ontario.”...

Auditor General finds internet connectivity lags in rural and Indigenous areas

Internet and Governance | 03/27/2023 5:20 pm EDT

Auditor General Karen Hogan released a quartet of reports on the...

Fixed-wireless providers unfairly excluded from ISED funding plans: CanWISP

telecom | 11/22/2022 9:33 am EST

CanWISP, the trade organization that represents fixed wireless and rural...

Federal government, BC announce $1.9m in broadband rollout

telecom | 09/06/2022 4:59 pm EDT

The Canadian government has partnered with the government of British...

Telus invests $23 billion in Ontario over four years

telecom | 07/05/2022 4:00 pm EDT

Telus Corp. unveiled a $23 billion investment in broadband and related technologies across Ontario...

Federal government matches provincial funds for Alberta broadband

telecom | 03/09/2022 2:14 pm EST

The federal government is earmarking $240 million in matching funds to deploy high-speed internet in Alberta, it was announced Wednesday. Last week Premier Jason Kenney...

Canadian, BC governments invest $830M in high-speed internet

telecom | 03/08/2022 12:01 pm EST

The federal government has partnered with the government of British...

Gov. announces funding to connect remaining Newfoundland rural households

telecom | 02/22/2022 5:44 pm EST

The federal government and the government of Newfoundland and Labrador are...

Opposition hammers Government on 988, broadband rollout

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

The government was taken to task Tuesday over rollout of a dedicated number...

Half of spectrum licencees opted to use ISED’s COVID flexibility

telecom | 07/29/2020 5:21 pm EDT

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada allowed companies to...

PM outlines new parliamentary committee to oversee security agencies

telecom | 11/06/2017 5:33 pm EST

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the creation of a new National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians in a press release on Monday. This new body will “have the...