Cancelled: Governments of Canada and Alberta to make an important announcement about high-speed Internet

Media advisory

January 24, 2023 – Ottawa, Ontario 

The Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, on behalf of the Honourable Gudie Hutchings, Minister of Rural Economic Development, together with the Honourable Nate Glubish, Alberta’s Minister of Technology and Innovation, will make an announcement about improving high-speed Internet access in rural Alberta. A media availability will follow.

Date: Thursday, January 26, 2023 - CANCELLED

Time: 11:00 am (MT) / 1:00 pm (ET) - CANCELLED

George D Auger Memorial Hall (Wabasca-Desmarais Community Hall)
910 A Stony Point Road
Wabasca-Desmarais, Alberta

Members of the media are asked to contact ISED Media Relations at to confirm their attendance in person or virtually or obtain the dial-in information to participate via teleconference.


Government of Canada

Hugo Alvarez
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Rural Economic Development

Media Relations
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Government of Alberta

Melissa Crane
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Technology and Innovation

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