August 21, 2021
Connecting Canada: Missing Pieces in Broadband Equity
This session was presented as part of Future Cities Canada: The Summit
Ken Sanderson, Executive Director, Teach for Canada | Gerald Thunderbird-Sky, IT Manager, Sioux Valley Dakota Nation and DakotaNET | Joe Moses, Principal, JM Development Solutions | Amedeo Bernardi, Founder, Canada’s Rural and Remote Broadband Community (CRRBC)
High speed internet is essential across all sectors and increasingly crucial for quality of life, yet Canada’s geography shows clear gaps in equitable access. From remote, northern and Indigenous communities to small towns and rural areas, many areas of Canada face challenges related to connectivity that have been exacerbated in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Experts in broadband connectivity and comm...