The internet is a powerful tool for change, but we can’t meaningfully move forward as a country if anyone is left behind.
Mark Buell writes that Internet access is still characterized by high costs, low speeds, data caps, and poor or non-existent service in many rural and remote areas across Canada, such as the Nunavut capital of Iqaluit, pictured.
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It’s been 897 days since the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) outlined its 94 calls to action towards reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples, and to say we’re progressing at a snail’s pace would be generous.
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The House of Commons International Trade Committee will have a pre-study on June 18 to hear from between 12 and 15 witnesses in preparation for the possibility that the committee will review Bill C-100 in the summer.
Despite increasing awareness of the threat plastic poses to the environment, Sylvain Charlebois, senior director of the Agri-Food Analytics Lab at Dalhousie, said he expects there will be some resistance from consumers.