Expanding broadband in Canada’s North

Torys webinar

April 27, 2021 12:00 - 13:00

The pandemic has highlighted the digital divide between urban and rural areas, with many remote and indigenous communities having limited or no broadband access. Join us for this series as members of our infrastructure practice and key industry stakeholders share their latest insights and experiences in solving the broadband infrastructure gap.

Expanding broadband access in Canada’s North presents unique opportunities, and unique challenges. Special guests from the Government of the Northwest Territories and Government of Yukon join us for this conversation on key considerations for building and operating broadband infrastructure in Canada’s North.

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT presentation
11:45 a.m. EDT webinar opens

Guest speakers: Priyank Thatté, Assistant Deputy Minister, Major Infrastructure, Government of Yukon
Jamie Koe, Assistant Deputy Minister/Deputy Secretary to the Financial Management Board, Government of the Northwest Territories

New York: This program contains 0.5 Areas of Professional Practice credit 0.5 Diversity, Inclusion & Elimination of Bias credit.
Ontario: This program is eligible for 30 Substantive minutes and 30 Equality, Diversity & Inclusion minutes.

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