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HERB DICKIESON: Rural high-speed internet deserves a closer look

 Premium contentContributed Published: 5 hours agoFacebookTwitterMore Premier Dennis King and his government have a great opportunity to take a fresh look at the past MacLauchlan government’s plan to provide the long overdue “High Speed” Internet to rural P.E.I. Rural residents and businesses have been left behind even years after government had shelled out millions to Bell for…

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MacLauchlan’s Rural Internet: Too Little, Too Late

Premier Wade MacLauchlan’s re-announcement of “High Speed” Internet in rural PEI is a service long overdue.  Rural residents and businesses have been left behind even years after the present government had paid Bell to have it delivered.  The latest pre-election promise to provide this vital service may for some be a ray of hope, but…

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High Speed Internet Now

Islanders deserve quality and affordable fibreoptic internet The Guardian (Charlottetown)19 Jan 2019 BY HERB DICKIESON GUEST OPINION Dr. Herb Dickieson is the Rural Affairs Critic for the Island New Democrats Times have changed in Prince Edward Island. At one time electricity and indoor plumbing were rare and unavailable throughout our province. Former four-term premier Alex…

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