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Government of Canada invests $233,000 to bring high-speed Internet to 335 households in Tors Cove and Mobile

| Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada | news releases

Today, Ken McDonald, Member of Parliament for Avalon, on behalf of the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development, announced $233,000 in federal funding for Bell Canada to bring high-speed Internet to more rural residents of the Avalon Peninsula. Bell Canada will contribute $142,500 toward this project that will connect 335 underserved households in Tors Cove and Mobile to high-speed Internet.


Minister Vandal to announce support for high-speed Internet in the Northwest Territories

| Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada | media advisories

The Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, on behalf of the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development, along with Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for Northwest Territories, will announce federal investments to improve high-speed Internet access in the Northwest Territories.


$45-million investment to provide high-speed Internet access to over 8,000 households in the Chaudière-Appalaches region by September 2022

| Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada | news releases

Thanks to a $45-million joint investment made as part of Canada–Quebec Operation High Speed, over 8,000 households in the Chaudière-Appalaches region will have access to Sogetel and TELUS high-speed Internet services by September 2022. The announcement was made today by Joël Lightbound, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness and Member of Parliament for Louis-Hébert; Marie-Eve Proulx, Minister for Regional Economic Development, Minister Responsible for the Chaudière-Appalaches Region, Minister Responsible for the Bas-Saint-Laurent Region and Member of the National Assembly for Côte-du-Sud; Stéphanie Lachance, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Families and Member of the National Assembly for Bellechasse; Isabelle Lecours, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Public Security and Member of the National Assembly for Lotbinière-Frontenac; François Jacques, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing (municipal affairs) and Member of the National Assembly for Mégantic; Luc Provençal, Member of the National Assembly for Beauce-Nord; Richard Biron, Vice-President, Corporate Development, Sogetel; and Marie-Christine D’Amours, Vice-President, Consumer Solutions and Customer Experience in Quebec, TELUS.


Minister Tassi to announce high-speed Internet investment in rural Ontario

| Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada | media advisories

The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Labour and Member of Parliament for Hamilton West–Ancaster–Dundas, on behalf of the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development, will announce a federal investment to improve high-speed Internet access in rural Ontario. A media availability will follow.


$22.7M to provide high-speed Internet access to close to 3,000 households in the Memphrémagog RCM by September 2022

| Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada | news releases

Thanks to a joint investment of $22.7M made as part of Canada–Quebec Operation High Speed, close to 3,000 households in the Memphremagog region will have access to Cogeco high-speed Internet services by September 2022. Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Member of Parliament for Compton—Stanstead;


Government of Canada invests in next-generation wireless technology innovation for the industrial sector

| Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada | news releases

Today, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, announced an investment of $14 million in Redline Communications to produce next-generation telecommunications products that will help industries such as the mining, utilities, and oil and gas sectors make their operations safer and more productive.


$19.8 million to provide high-speed Internet access to over 1600 households in Mauricie by September 2022

| Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada | news releases

Thanks to a $19.8-million joint investment made as part of Canada–Quebec Operation High Speed, more than 1600 households in the Mauricie region will have access to Cogeco high-speed Internet services by September 2022. The announcement was made today by the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry and Member of Parliament for Saint-Mauricie–Champlain; Jean Boulet, Quebec’s Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Solidarity, Minister Responsible for the Mauricie Region, and Member of the National Assembly for Trois-Rivières, Sonia LeBel, Minister Responsible for Government Administration, Chair of the Conseil du trésor, Member of the National Assembly for Champlain, Simon Allaire, Member of the National Assembly for Maskinongé, Marie-Louise Tardif, Member of the National Assembly for Laviolette–Saint-Maurice and Philippe Jetté, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cogeco. The investments announced will accelerate the deployment of reliable, high-performing infrastructure in the following municipalities:


Government of Canada invests in infectious disease modelling networks

| Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada | news releases

Today, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, and the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, launched five multidisciplinary infectious disease modelling networks that will receive $10 million in funding to strengthen ties between the academic community, industry and the public sector. The results will significantly improve the coordination of infectious disease modelling to help Canada better respond to future public health threats.


Government of Canada invests over $379,000 to bring high-speed Internet to 1,184 homes in rural Newfoundland and Labrador through the Universal Broadband Fund

| Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada | news releases

Today, Gudie Hutchings, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development and Member of Parliament for Long Range Mountains, on behalf of the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development, announced over $379,000 in federal funding to bring high-speed Internet to rural residents of Newfoundland and Labrador, with an additional investment of over $1 million from Bell Canada. This project will help connect 1,184 underserved households to high-speed Internet in the communities of Goose Cove, Great Brehat, St. Anthony, St. Anthony Bight and St. Carols.


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