Announced Connect to Innovate projects

The Connect to Innovate program will invest $500 million in rural and remote communities across Canada, with a focus on supporting new backbone infrastructure projects that connect public institutions like schools, hospitals and First Nation band offices. A portion of funding is also available for backbone infrastructure upgrades and last-mile projects connecting underserved households and businesses currently lacking service at speeds of 5 Megabits per second (Mbps).

The projects listed in this table include those Connect to Innovate projects that have been announced to date:

Connect to Innovate projects
Province Funding recipient Connect to Innovate fundingFootnote *
Nunavut Northwestel $49.9 M
Ontario Bell Canada $4.03 M
Ontario Rapid Lynx Telecommunications $37.1 M
Quebec Cogeco Connexion $21 K
Quebec Municipalité régionale de comté d’Argenteuil $4.65 M
Quebec Déry Télécom $294 K
Quebec Bell Canada $30 K
Quebec Bell Canada $54 K
Quebec L’Association pour la Télédistribution & Radio La Minerve $2 M
Quebec Municipalité régionale de comté d'Antoine-Labelle $13 M
Quebec Cogeco Connexion $57 K
Quebec Bell Canada $214 K
Quebec Bell Canada $293 K
Quebec Bell Canada $227 K
Quebec Bell Canada $285 K
Quebec Bell Canada $103 K
Quebec Municipalité de Ferland-et-Boilleau $402 K
Quebec Bell Canada $86 K
Quebec Municipalité régionale de comté (MRC) de Bécancour $1.75 M
Quebec Bell Canada $97 K
Quebec Bell Canada $102 K
Quebec Sogetel $38 K
Quebec Cogeco Connexion $159 K
Quebec Bell Canada $99 K
Quebec Sogetel $116 K
Quebec Maskicom $5.20 M
Quebec Solutions Ambra $10.51 M
Quebec Solutions Ambra $2.52 M
Total $133.34 M
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