Governments of Canada and British Columbia invest $5.2 million to bring high-speed Internet to more than 1,100 households

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November 25, 2022

On November 25, 2022, the Honourable Gudie Hutchings, Minister of Rural Economic Development, together with Michele Babchuk, Member of the Legislative Assembly for North Island, announced $5.2 million in federal and provincial funding to bring high-speed Internet access to over 1,100 households on and around Vancouver Island, in British Columbia.

Funding recipient

Households

Communities

Combined federal-provincial funding

CityWest Cable & Telephone Corp.

54

Kyuquot (Ka:'yu:'k't'h'/Che:k’tles7et'h' First Nations)

$298,915

CityWest Cable & Telephone Corp.

63

Winter Harbour

$255,656

CityWest Cable & Telephone Corp.

86

Van Anda

$1,126,925

CityWest Cable & Telephone Corp.

464

Saturna

$1,841,193

CityWest Cable & Telephone Corp.

21

Telegraph Cove

$94,757

CityWest Cable & Telephone Corp.

44

Holberg

$188,880

CityWest Cable & Telephone Corp.

462

Galiano Island

$1,440,306

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