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AG’s report was ‘opportunity to brag’ about projects: ISED

telecom | 03/27/2019 6:08 pm EDT

GATINEAU, Que. — Innovation Canada did not take a critical report of its progress on connecting rural and remote Canadians too poorly, instead using it to “do some education” to highlight all its successes, the department’s director general of spectrum policy said on...

New rural development minister to tackle broadband availability

telecom | 01/14/2019 2:33 pm EST

After the auditor general blasted the government for not having a clear plan to deal with the deployment of rural broadband, the Liberal government on Monday created a ministry to deal with the matter. Rookie Liberal MP Bernadette Jordan, who comes from a large rural...

AG finds flaws in rural connectivity funding, spectrum auction process

telecom | 11/20/2018 10:23 am EST

OTTAWA — The federal government has been lagging behind on rural...