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Canada’s (Dis)connected Rural Broadband Policies

Authors: Ashleigh Weeden and our very own Dr. Wayne Kelly bring us a policy review of critical issues in Canadian rural broadband policy and investment programs. More than ever, this timely paper reminds us that action is needed to focus on improving connections not increasing profits.  Click here © 2021 All rights Reserved. Facebook Twitter…

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Overcoming Digital Divides:
What We Heard and Recommendations

In 2021, with the Brookfield Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, First Nations Technology Council, and Simon Fraser University’s Public Square, Ryerson Leadership Lab held a six-part workshop series that explored the challenges and solutions to close Canada’s digital divides and expand meaningful digital inclusion for all people. This new report summarizes the main themes and findings from…

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Manitoba Chapter Fires Up !

It is with my great pleasure that I can finally announce that the Internet Society Manitoba Chapter has been fully approved and is now officially a member of the worldwide network of local ISOC Chapters. In November 2020, a group of twenty-five founding members began what became a long journey to formally establish a chapter serving the Manitoba…

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