Canada’s Intertwined Regulatory and Funding Regimes for Rural Broadband

October 26 – 3:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Moderator

Amedeo Bernardi

Amedeo Bernardi Consulting: CEO

The Pandemic has applied renewed pressure on all levels of government to address the digital divide. The panel will take a critical look at the current Federal regulatory regimes vis-à-vis the public funding programs available (and contemplated) to address the rural divide in Canada.

Speakers

Amber Crawford

Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO): Policy Advisor

Dr. Rob McMahon

University of Alberta, First Mile Consortium: Assoc. Professor

Alyssa Moore

Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA): Sr. Policy & Advocacy Advisor

Greg O'Brien

Cartt.ca: Editor and Publisher