On May 12, 2017, the Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT) Network will release a two stage Request for Pre-Qualification (RFPQ resulting in a list of prequalified respondents. Successfully prequalified respondents
In a blog-post yesterday, Keith Currie, President of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture, posted a valuable perspective on how rural Ontario can and should be a critical part of the
The Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT) Network is preparing to release a two stage Request for Pre-Qualification (RFPQ)/Request for Proposal (RFP) process this spring to begin investing nearly $300 million
The Government of Canada has added 70 new communities eligible for backbone projects and more than 140 underserved hexagons have been added to the eligibility data for the Connect to
While the CRTC took an important step forward in recognizing broadband as an essential telecommunications service, many are calling for broadband to be classified as an essential utility.
According to John
The agri-food sector is a significant driver in the province, employing 1 in 9 Ontarians and representing $36.4 billion in GDP. In Fertile Ground: Growing the Competitiveness of Ontario’s Agri-food
When the CRTC declared broadband a basic telecommunications service in December 2016, the Ontario Federation of Agriculture joined prominent leaders in government, business, and industry in applauding the move by
When SWIFT received $180 in combined funding from the Governments of Canada and Ontario through the New Building Canada – Small Communities Fund in July 2016, media coverage highlighted the
We’ve been working with the team at the University of Guelph’s Regional and Rural Broadband Project (R2B2) for several years, and recently reaffirmed this important partnership as part of our
Today, we’re joining farmers, communities, and organizations across the country in celebrating the importance of agriculture to Canada’s past, present, and future as part of Canada’s Agriculture Day.