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Mount Currie, Lil’wat Nation to benefit from improved connectivity

Sept. 17, 2020 WHISTLER – High-speed internet and other broadband services will soon be available for people in the community of Mount Currie and the Lil’wat Nation. A new fibre-optic line will enable work to connect more homes, businesses and communities in the region. “Closing the digital divide is vital to ensure people in rural […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 2020101 Views

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Art Gallery Featuring Indigenous Artists Adapts To COVID-19 Pandemic With New Virtual Technologies – Business Examiner

Sep 15, 2020 COMOX VALLEY – In a first for Vancouver Island, a Comox Valley gallery featuring First Nations Northwest Coast Art and Jewellery is delivering their newest exhibition I’TUSTO—Rising Again: Calvin Hunt and Karver Everson in a physical and virtual format. Online visitors to the gallery now have the opportunity to explore the exhibition […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202074 Views

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OCIF invests in SAIT Digital Transformation (DX) Talent Hub

Sep 9, 2020 The Opportunity Calgary Investment Fund (OCIF) is addressing Calgary’s tech talent shortage with an $8.2 million investment in the new SAIT Digital Transformation (DX) Talent Hub. The DX Talent Hub, which will call downtown Calgary home, will significantly enhance Calgary’s tech talent development infrastructure. The continuing education initiative will address the digital […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 202054 Views

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Northwestel to launch unlimited Internet option in 7 communities on November 1

Whitehorse – Northwestel has written to the CRTC confirming its intention to launch residential and business Internet packages with unlimited data in 7 cable and fibre-to-the-home communities.  The new unlimited data packages will be available on November 1st, with the company implementing the necessary system changes to permanently accommodate unlimited options in the coming months. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 202017 Views

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SFU: Amazon donates $10,000 to support Indigenous students’ technology needs

Amazon Canada has donated $10,000 to Simon Fraser University’s Indigenous University Preparation Program (IUPP) to facilitate remote learning for students through the purchase of equipment, such as laptop computers and graphics tablets. The shift to online learning necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic has created challenges for some students who are unable to equip themselves with […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 202032 Views

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COVID-19 pandemic puts spotlight on BC’s ‘digital divide’ – Vancouver Sun

Broadband internet has become essential infrastructure in the 21st Century, but most of B.C.’s rural and remote communities still fall short of the CRTC’s basic standard. Sep 03, 2020 Telus first turned on a high-speed internet connection to the Williams Lake First Nation community about a month ago, which Chief Willie Sellars described as “like […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 202029 Views

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Expensive, unreliable internet means students at this Indigenous school will be learning from workbooks – CBC

There will be opportunities for one-on-one sessions with a teacher, says principal Sep 02, 2020 As the province grapples with a safe return to class this fall, an Indigenous community in southwestern Ontario is dealing with an added complication. School officials at Antler River Elementary School in Chippewas of the Thames First Nation have decided […]

by ahnationtalk on September 2, 202023 Views

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Canada’s First and Largest 5G Network Expands to 26 New Cities and Towns across British Columbia

September 1, 2020 Today we announced Rogers has expanded 5G on Canada’s most trusted and most reliable network to over 50 new cities and towns and will reach a total of more than 60 markets by end of year. We are building on our company’s January roll-out when we first introduced Canadians to 5G in […]

by ahnationtalk on September 1, 202014 Views

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Secwépemc innovator develops water quality app for community – APTN News

Aug 28, 2020 Water operator Trever Andrew built the app to track water quality, providing First Nations communities better access to important data In Secwépemc territory, overlooking Little Shuswap Lake, is the small First Nations community Adams Lake Indian Band (ALIB). Trever Andrew, a water and wastewater operator for ALIB, begins each day by monitoring […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 2020162 Views

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CCA Launches New Project on High-Throughput Networks for Rural and Remote Communities

August 20, 2020 The Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) is pleased to announce that it has been asked by the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) to examine the legal, ethical, social, and policy (LESP) issues associated with deploying and adopting reliable high-speed internet in rural and remote communities. Across Canada, many communities lack access […]

by ahnationtalk on August 21, 202062 Views

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