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Future of health care is online, despite connectivity issues: senators

telecom | 10/31/2017 5:41 pm EDT

OTTAWA — Technologies that allow doctors to diagnose and treat patients remotely are among the innovations set to change our health care system, senators said at an event...

Call for rural broadband program applications coming in December: ISED

telecom | 11/17/2016 12:50 am EST

OTTAWA — Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) Canada still has work to do when it comes to filling in gaps in the country’s broadband coverage, a Senate standing committee heard Wednesday evening, beginning with a December call for applications to its new rural broadband program.  The new program is intended to address indigenous and rural communities that are “particularly isolated without any support,” John Knubley, ISED deputy minister...