By Denis CarmelOTTAWA – Last week Will Amos, the Liberal MP for Pontiac, Que. submitted a Private Member’s Bill asking the House of Commons to recognize the importance of reliable and accessible digital infrastructure to the economic development of rural regions and to the health and safety of Canadians.He also asked the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology be instructed to undertake a comprehensive study on rural wireless infrastructure, focusing particularly on:the underlying causes of, and prospective solutions to the gaps in wireless infrastructure deployment in rural Canadathe regulatory role of the CRTCthe fiscal and regulatory approaches to incentivize more significant...
Liberal MP puts pressure on his own government, and CRTC, to hurry up with rural digital infrastructure
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