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
When experienced farmers turn their attention to digital innovation, great things happen. Bringing together technical expertise in agriculture and technology, the team behind AgNition, an innovative ag-tech start-up in Guelph,
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
The sharing economy is coming to food distribution. FreshSpoke is a new app-based marketplace for local food designed to grow sales and simplify delivery.
FreshSpoke exemplifies the kind of innovation that can
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.
Connect to Innovate: Update for Service Providers
As we work toward releasing the RFPQ to service providers in mid-2017, we know that there are multiple opportunities before service providers in
At its first meeting of 2017, the Board of Directors for the SouthWestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT) Network approved the continued working relationship between SWIFT and the University of Guelph’s
In an announcement today in Wakefield, Quebec, the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, announced the launch of Connect to Innovate, giving a name to the program
Last week, the Intelligent Community Forum announced the Smart21 Communities of 2017 for it’s annual Intelligent Community Awards cycle. Three communities in SWIFT territory were named to this year’s list
Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology Inc. held its first annual general meeting on August 26 and appointed the first full slate of directors to its board. The meeting follows the announcement