CRTC Broadband Fund Launches Second Call to Improve Internet Access and Mobile Wireless Services Across Canada

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                  November 21, 2019

OTTAWA: Gerald Soroka, Member of Parliament for Yellowhead, is pleased to inform constituents that the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has launched its second call for applications for the Broadband Fund.

Applications will be accepted for all eligible projects to improve broadband access across Canada, including areas covered by the first call. The Broadband Fund will provide as much as $750 million over five years.

Applicants must be financially invested in their projects and show that it would not be viable without a financial contribution from the Broadband Fund. For more information on how to apply please go to the website

All applications must be submitted by March 27, 2020, at 5:00 pm Pacific Standard Time.