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Qulliq Energy stops short of labelling cyberattack another Nunavut ransomware incident – CBC

Jan 30, 2023 Hack was discovered after employee noticed anomalies with email service The Qulliq Energy Corp. says it was locked out of its data in January’s cyberattack, but stopped short of calling it a ransomware attack. QEC announced last month it fell victim to a cyberattack, which was discovered on Jan. 15. While no operating technology, such as […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 202332 Views

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Treaty #3 Geoportal Launch

January 24, 2023 Grand Council Treaty #3, Territorial Planning Unit is pleased to announce the official launch of the Treaty #3 Geoportal. The Geoportal is an interactive tool for data storage and sharing across the Anishinaabe Nation in Treaty #3. The Geoportal allows Treaty #3 communities and organizations a secure location to store and share […]

by ahnationtalk on January 24, 202333 Views

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Alberta First Nation-led company bringing new internet infrastructure to 24 communities – Edmonton Sun

Jan 22, 2023 Alberta estimates about 489,000 Albertans living in 201,000 households lack access to federal target speeds of 50 megabits per second (Mbps) downloads and 10 Mbps for uploads An $8.1 million financing deal between the Canada Infrastructure Bank and an Alberta First Nation-led company will help connect an estimated 24 Alberta communities to […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 2023102 Views

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High-speed internet services expanded for more Cariboo communities

Jan. 20, 2023 150 MILE HOUSE – More than 1,300 households in six more communities in the Cariboo now have access to high-speed internet services with the installation of new connectivty infrastructure. “Rural communities are an essential part of the Province’s economic engine. With the completion of this project, people in these six communities in […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202346 Views

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Access to high-speed internet on the way for six more Indigenous communities

Jan. 19, 2023 CHILLIWACK – Construction has begun on a fibre-to-the-home project that will bring access to high-speed internet to more than 500 households in six Indigenous communities: Sqwá (Skwah) First Nation’s Skwah 4 and Skwali 3; Cook’s Ferry Indian Band’s Entlqwekkinh19 and Kloklowuck 7; Squamish Nation’s Cheakamus 11; and Upper Nicola Band’s Nicola Lake 1. “We […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202319 Views

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The Canada Infrastructure Bank and Arrow Technology Group partner to bring Indigenous-owned broadband infrastructure online in Alberta

Jan 19, 2023 Construction is underway to connect 20 Indigenous and 4 rural communities to high-speed internet The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) and ATG Arrow Technology Group Limited Partnership (Arrow) have formalized their agreement for the CIB to lend $8.1 million towards new broadband infrastructure serving Indigenous and rural communities in Alberta. The investment is […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 202357 Views

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PLATO announces Calgary recruitment for IT training, enabling Indigenous participation in tech sector

CALGARY, AB (January 16, 2023): Recruitment is underway in Calgary for the Indigenous Software Tester Training Program being delivered by PLATO. The train-and-employ model offered by PLATO provides First Nations, Métis, and Inuit people the opportunity to build a career in the growing IT sector, while providing a meaningful path toward economic reconciliation for partners […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 202322 Views

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The First Nations Technology Council releases new report with findings to increase Indigenous leadership in tech – IT World Canada

January 13, 2023 The First Nations Technology Council (FNTC) has released a report with findings aimed to increase Indigenous leadership in tech. The Indigenous Leadership in Technology: Understanding Access and Opportunities in BC Report (ILIT) provides regionally-specific data that prioritizes Indigenous rights, and suggests recommended actions for industry and governments as they respond to reconciliation. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 202373 Views

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Groundbreaking Study will Increase Indigenous Leadership in Technology Across B.C.

(Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.) – The First Nations Technology Council is excited to announce that the Indigenous Leadership in Technology: Understanding Access and Opportunities in BC Report (ILIT) is now available. This report, which is the culmination of more than two-years of work, provides baseline data that illuminates the current […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 202326 Views

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Indigenous communities across Canada working to provide internet access for underserved – paNOW

Jan 8, 2023 There’s a significant disparity when it comes to internet access in Canada. Roughly 98 per cent of homes in urban areas have internet access that meets the standard of the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC). That number falls to just 45.6 per cent for rural homes and 34.8 per cent for […]

by ahnationtalk on January 9, 202332 Views

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