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It's time to create a digital society for Canada

Creating a digital society will be key in the competitiveness of nations in the upcoming years. It is important to note here that the wording 'digital society' is broader than 'digital economy.'

Internet and new telecommunication technologies are growing in importance in our society. Just recently, the public reaction to the CRTC decision to end unlimited internet services showed us the importance of the World Wide Web in the lives of Canadians. This reaction is also a prime example of concerns Canadians have towards prices and access to internet and other new telecommunication technologies in the country.

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It's time to create a digital society for Canada

Creating a digital society will be key in the competitiveness of nations in the upcoming years. It is important to note here that the wording 'digital society' is broader than 'digital economy.'

Internet and new telecommunication technologies are growing in importance in our society. Just recently, the public reaction to the CRTC decision to end unlimited internet services showed us the importance of the World Wide Web in the lives of Canadians. This reaction is also a prime example of concerns Canadians have towards prices and access to internet and other new telecommunication technologies in the country.

  

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

The Hill Times photo by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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