Backgrounder: Governments of Canada and Ontario invest over $48 million to bring high-speed Internet access to more than 3,800 homes in Ontario


On March 2, 2023, Paul Chiang, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion (Diversity and Inclusion), and Tony Van Bynen, Member of Parliament for Newmarket–Aurora, on behalf of the Honourable Gudie Hutchings, Minister of Rural Economic Development, along with Amarjot Sandhu, Parliamentary Assistant to Ontario's Minister of Infrastructure, on behalf of the Honourable Kinga Surma, Ontario's Minister of Infrastructure, and Dawn Gallagher Murphy, Member of Provincial Parliament for Newmarket–Aurora, announced more than $48 million in combined funding for YorkNet to bring high-speed Internet access to over 3,800 homes in Ontario communities.

The communities that will benefit from this project include:

  • Aurora
  • Ballantrae
  • Brown Hill
  • Dickson Hill
  • Elmhurst Beach
  • Holland Landing
  • Island Grove
  • Keswick
  • King City
  • Kleinburg
  • Lemonville
  • Lloydtown
  • Locust Hill
  • Markham
  • Mount Albert
  • Musselman's Lake
  • Nobleton
  • Oak Ridges
  • Pefferlaw
  • Pottageville
  • Preston Lake
  • Purpleville
  • Queensville
  • Roches Point
  • Royal Beach
  • Sharon
  • Sutton
  • Udora
  • Vandorf
  • Vaughan
  • Willow Beach

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