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Canadian Committement to full Internet Access by 2030

Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Mandate Letter Dear Ms. McKenna: Thank you for agreeing to serve Canadians as Minister of Infrastructure and Communities. On Election Day, Canadians chose to continue moving forward. From coast to coast to coast, people chose to invest in their families and communities, create good middle class jobs and fight climate […]

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Closing BC’s Indigenous Internet Gap

Up to two-thirds of First Nations communities still lack basic access. To fix that requires more than piecemeal solutions, says one advocate. Thanks to a new law implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, British Columbia is now legally required to protect and uphold Indigenous Peoples’ human rights. But — like most UN-recognized […]

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Canadian Digital Charter

OTTAWA—The federal government’s new “digital charter” will emphasize Canadians’ control over their own personal information and promises “strong enforcement” of transnational internet giants that break the law. https://www.thestar.com/politics/federal/2019/05/21/new-digital-charter-to-emphasize-canadians-control-over-personal-data.html The Liberal government will not take any immediate steps to impose regulation on companies like Facebook, Google and Amazon, according to a copy of the digital charter […]