BetaKit link: Smart cities consortium, UofT, Palette Skills among orgs receiving millions in government funding On Tuesday, the Government of Canada announced an investment of up to $11.1 million in order to develop a “made-in-Canada” Smart Cities Innovation Cluster. The funding, which comes through FedDev Ontario, will go to Innovate Cities, a newly-founded consortium of… Read more »
Category: In the Media
CTV News link: Federal government gives Ontario $54 million to fight illegal guns and gangs The federal government is giving Ontario $54 million over the next three years to combat illegal gun and gang activity, with the funds earmarked for specialized prosecutors, policing projects and intelligence-gathering efforts in jails.
ParrySound.com link: High-speed internet comes to Parry Sound area communities High-speed internet access for all is coming to communities across the Parry Sound area. Announced by the federal government on Friday, Aug. 16, the Connect to Innovate program will see $2.2-million for Bell Canada to bring new or improved high-speed internet to Moose Deer Point… Read more »
MuskokaRegion.com link: Feds in Muskoka to announce $4.4 million in infrastructure funding The federal government is investing more than $4.4 million in Parry-Sound-Muskoka and Haliburton County. With the Black Bridge in Bracebridge as a backdrop, MP Marco Mendicino, parliamentary secretary to the minister of infrastructure and communities — and on behalf of the minister of… Read more »
Click the image above, or visit the CBC Power & Politics link (01:55 to 10:50), to watch the video: https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/1586225731905 MP Marco Mendicino discusses the steps the federal government is taking to combat gun violence.
Toronto Star link: Struggling with violence, Lawrence Heights may not get the community centre it was promised Toronto.com link: Struggling with violence, Lawrence Heights may not get the community centre it was promised Marco Mendicino, Liberal MP for the area and parliamentary secretary to the federal Minister of Infrastructure, told the Star in his own… Read more »