Platform Pillar 2: Accelerate Upgrades to Rural High Speed Internet

map of CBRM District 3 showing results of slow internet speed tests

If residents and businesses don’t have access to quality broadband, this will likely limit future growth in the region. I will put forth a motion to create a special ad hoc committee tasked with accelerating the pace of upgrades to Rural High Speed Internet.

Slow Rural Internet is Hindering the Cape Breton Economy

actual screenshot of internet speed test showing slow connection

High Speed Internet is not a luxury. In 2020 it’s a necessity for education and employment; even more-so now with COVID-19 restrictions in place. Working and learning from home requires a stable, fast internet connection. Doctors’ offices, banks, and government services are all encouraging – or in some cases requiring – that users engage with … Read more Slow Rural Internet is Hindering the Cape Breton Economy