The Government of Canada has provided significant financial support to help upgrade high-speed Internet access for approximately 12,000 households in Nunavut and the Nunavik region of northern Quebec.
The service improvements will help bring more digital opportunities within reach for Northerners, with improved speeds to access e-commerce, high-resolution video, employment opportunities, distance education, and all the other online benefits available to Canadians in other parts of the country.
The investment is part of Connecting Canadians, a Government of Canada program to invest $305 million over five years to develop Canadian broadband in rural and remote communities.
This investment demonstrates how the Government of Canada continues to promote social and economic development in the North.
Visit the EAP’s Building Canada's North page for more information on the many northern initiatives included in the Economic Action Plan.