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ISED officials frustrated with competing MB fibre project, emails show

telecom | 07/05/2019 5:32 pm EDT

The federal government approved spending on a fibre project in Manitoba because it said it was a technically-sound and cost-effective business case for broadband coverage in...

Connect to Innovate directing $17M to Nova Scotia

telecom | 05/04/2018 4:23 pm EDT

The federal government will chip in $17 million of its $500-million Connect to Innovate fund to “bring high-speed Internet access or faster Internet” to 64 communities and up to 80 institutions in Nova Scotia. It said in a press release Friday that an additional $1.2 million will come from a trust established by the provincial government, while $6.9 million will come from those applying to the program and $517,000 from “other sources,” for a total of $26.4 million. Innovation Canada spokesman Hans Palmer said in an email that the beneficiary communities will be announced "in the...