March 8, 2019 – Government is making the largest investment in connectivity in the province’s history, with $50 million to expand high-speed internet service for people living in approximately 200 rural and Indigenous communities. “High-speed internet provides the foundation for British Columbians to access online learning and telehealth care, conduct business and be alerted in an emergency,” said Jinny Sims, Minister of Citizens’ Services. “Connectivity helps small communities grow and prosper by creating jobs, attracting new residents and enabling more …Read More
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"Good fences make good neighbours, the cattle guards have solved what issues we had with the roads, this projects completion has made our operations run much smoother."Charles Poole, President of the Cattlemen's Association
The building of the new fence line employed nine people in various capacities over the four months that the project ran with five of those people employed full time for a three month period. Four people were trained on fence building which may assist them in securing work in the…View Story
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