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Canada’s Conservatives will connect communities

By Conservative MP Dan Albas      

The Trudeau government has left people in rural and remote areas to fend for themselves when it comes to internet connectivity. We’ll ensure that they have the internet access they need to get ahead.

Conservative innovation critic Dan Albas says he met a business owner in a mining town who told him that she often has to forgo receiving payments when her payment machine does not have the bandwidth it needs. Photograph courtesy of Pexels/rawpixel.com

As an MP and Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer’s shadow minister for innovation, science, and economic development, I get many invitations to talk about rural internet access and get outside the so-called Ottawa bubble. Hearing directly from those who live in rural or remote communities is important for us to truly put people before government.

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