Connect to Innovate

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, Government of Canada

If your business operates in a rural or remote area, you can apply for financing to obtain a high-speed Internet connection. The funding covers up to 75% of eligible costs for rural communities and up to 90% for backbone and last-mile infrastructure projects in remote communities.

Eligible expenses include direct costs related to:

The application deadline has been extended until April 20, 2017. Projects will be assessed against essential criteria (technology, project management) and comparative criteria (community benefits, partners, and costs).

Other conditions apply.

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