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Mayors, Reeves, Wardens Call on Federal and Provincial Governments

Posted on Wednesday, May 05, 2021 12:24 PM

Mayors, Reeves, Wardens Call on Federal and Provincial Governments to support the EORN Gig Project to bring Fibre to the Home

On Tuesday, 59 heads of Council from across eastern Ontario gathered for a virtual meeting and voiced overwhelming support for the Eastern Ontario Regional Network (EORN) Gig Project, which aims to connect homes and businesses across the region with ultra-fast internet speeds.

These municipal leaders are joining the Chairs of EORN, the Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus (EOWC)...

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EORN Newsletter - Spring 2021

Posted on Thursday, April 08, 2021 09:38 AM

We are excited to share the second edition of the Eastern Ontario Regional Network (EORN) newsletter. In it, we highlight significant developments in the Cell Gap Project, provide an update on other projects and key resources and answer more questions from our community. We hope you enjoy this update and please encourage others to sign up for the newsletter as well.

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EORN welcomes 2021 Ontario Budget broadband commitment

Posted on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 05:18 PM

Eastern Ontario Regional Network welcomes 2021 Ontario Budget broadband commitment; hopeful for Gig Project support

(March 24, 2021) – The Eastern Ontario Regional Network (EORN) is delighted that the Ontario Government is making a massive $2.8 billion investment to improve broadband access across Ontario.

The historic funding commitment to broadband by the province builds on previous investments, bringing Ontario’s overall investment in broadband to nearly $4 billion over six years.

“Reliable broadband...

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Better Cellular Services Coming to Eastern Ontario Residents and Businesses

Posted on Friday, March 19, 2021 11:45 AM

Eastern Ontario Regional Network Awards Contract for Cell Expansion to Rogers Communications

(March 19, 2021 – EASTERN ON) – Strong and reliable cellular services are critical to help rural communities take part in the economy, create jobs and improve public safety. Together, Canada, Ontario and municipal governments across Eastern Ontario are supporting the Eastern Ontario Regional Network’s Cell Gap Project that will improve both the reach and quality of cellular services throughout the region.

Today,...

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EORN Cell Gap Project Contract Announcement

Posted on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 10:02 PM

Join Eastern Ontario Regional Network (EORN) for an announcement related to cellular connectivity

Participants include: The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Canada’s Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development; The Honourable Laurie Scott, Ontario's Minister of Infrastructure; Warden J. Murray Jones, Chair of the Eastern Ontario Regional Network; Warden Debbie Robinson, Chair of the Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus and Mayor Diane Therrien, Chair of the Eastern Ontario Mayors’ Caucus....