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Digital Access to Opportunities
Posted May 10, 2022
Anti-poverty and net neutrality advocates are hopping mad this week as an explosive report from the Toronto Star circulates, suggesting that city officials may have been influenced by major telecoms to nix a plan that would have provided affordable, high-speed internet access to low-income residents.
Posted May 9, 2022
Posted May 6, 2022
Posted May 5, 2022
A plan to create a "city-owned high-speed municipal broadband network" that would have made internet access affordable for low-income Torontonians won't be going to council next week after Mayor John Tory's executive committee voted it down on Wednesday.
Posted May 4, 2022
It’s shocking. Two years into a pandemic that forced nearly everything online, most rural and First Nations households still don’t have access to the “basic” internet speed target set by the government. Where there is decent connectivity, many lack the skills they need to thrive online.
Posted May 2, 2022
Posted April 25, 2022
Posted April 7, 2022