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Feds invest $7 million to bring faster Internet to northern Ontario


SIOUX LOOKOUT, ON — Six remote communities in northern Ontario will soon benefit from faster Internet access thanks to a much-needed $7.03 million investment by the government of Canada as part of its Connect to Innovate initiative.David Lametti, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED), made the funding announcement Thursday at an event in Sioux Lookout, Ont., saying six Indigenous communities and up to 58 institutions in northern Ontario would get new or improved high-speed Internet access as a result of the federal government’s investment. Also present at the event held at the Kuhkenah Network...