Internet and Telecom

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attends a news conference Friday October 23, 2020 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Ottawa’s delayed broadband fund welcomed with skepticism by interest groups

The government is ready to accept applications immediately

 

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attends a news conference Friday October 23, 2020 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Trudeau pledges $1.75B to boost high-speed internet in remote communities

Universal Broadband Fund that was part of the Liberal budget announcement in early 2019

 

A person browses an e-commerce site on a computer in a photo illustration in Toronto, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. Statistics Canada says Canadians have been spending more time and money online since the beginning of COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Giordano Ciampini

Canadians spend more money and time online during COVID pandemic: StatCan

The agency found in a survey conducted last month that 44 per cent of Canadians had spent more money online

 

Bell Canada’s head office is seen on Nun’s Island, Wednesday, August 5, 2015, in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

CRTC to keep wholesale internet rates steady while reviewing decision to slash prices

The independent ISPs argue the wholesale prices have been set too high

Bell Canada’s head office is seen on Nun’s Island, Wednesday, August 5, 2015, in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Chamber calls for internet boost in Splatsin-Enderby

Chamber calls for internet boost in Splatsin-Enderby

Chamber seeks equitable access to education resources in budget recommendations to province

Chamber calls for internet boost in Splatsin-Enderby
Virtual babysitting helps parents juggle double responsibilities during pandemic

Virtual babysitting helps parents juggle double responsibilities during pandemic

For 40 minutes at a time, parents can be free of the kids for whatever they need

Virtual babysitting helps parents juggle double responsibilities during pandemic
UPDATE: Lines cleared on Vernon street

UPDATE: Lines cleared on Vernon street

Power and telephone/cable wires pulled from house

UPDATE: Lines cleared on Vernon street
A 4G Rogers Communications tower is proposed in Lake Country. (Application map)
A 4G Rogers Communications tower is proposed in Lake Country. (Application map)
Judy Fullerton, Easthill Physiotherapy and Acupuncture owner and registered physiotherapist, using the online platform at home to connect with patients. (Submitted Photo)

Virtual physio connects patients with Vernon practitioners

Many local physiotherapists are ready to assist, online

Judy Fullerton, Easthill Physiotherapy and Acupuncture owner and registered physiotherapist, using the online platform at home to connect with patients. (Submitted Photo)