St. Charles Receives Funding from Connect to Innovate Program to Bring High-Speed Internet to the Region
The community of St.Charles is sharing in a $1 million investment from the Government of Canada to improve high-speed internet access to the region. The funding had been announced June 26th, 2018 at École St.-Charles Borrommée by Nicel Belt MP Marc Serré on behalf of Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic development, Navdeep Bains:
Congrats to Municipality of St.-Charles for +$1M investment to connect the community to a national broadband fibre network! Thank you Tammy Séguin, Principal at École St.-Charles Borrommée, staff & students your warm welcome & celebrating with us! #RuralMatters #ConnectToInnovate pic.twitter.com/onMAE6vTlj
— Marc Serré (@MarcSerreMP) June 26, 2018
The Connect to Innovate program is a Government of Canada initiative which is investing $500 million by 2021 to bring high-speed internet to 300 rural and remote communities in Canada.