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  • Uncategorised | FirstMile
    details about the need for affordable accessible broadband in remote northern and Indigenous communities We also provided information about some of the many innovative ways that people in these communities are developing and using broadband for applications like health education justice and economic development Our Posted in Uncategorised Indigenous youth innovators and First Mile featured in Motherboard news story Posted on September 1 2015 October 28 2015 by robmcmahon Bandwidth How First Nations Kids Built Their Own Internet Infrastructure A story in Motherboard about how First Mile youth in the Ochiichagwe Babigo Ining Ojibway Nation in Ontario built and now operate their own broadband infrastructure The story points to many other examples of innovation taking place in Indigenous communities across Canada as showcased on the www firstmile ca Posted in Uncategorised CRTC moves BSO deadline for initial interventions to July 14 Posted on May 28 2015 September 4 2015 by brianbeaton FMCC received the following notice by email today announcing a 2 week extension for the initial interventions from June 30 to July 14 May 28 2015 Our reference 8663 C12 201503186 BY E MAIL To Distribution List RE Review of basic telecommunications services Telecom Notice of Consultation 2015 1341 Changes to filing dates On 4 May 2015 Posted in Uncategorised First Mile Connectivity Consortium FMCC receives CIRA grant Posted on May 28 2015 May 28 2015 by brianbeaton May 28 2015 The First Mile Connectivity Consortium has received new funding support for policy research on broadband infrastructure and services in rural remote and northern Indigenous communities We are thrilled to announce that the Canadian Internet Registration Authority CIRA has awarded the FMCC 30 000 These funds will be used to collect evidence to present at the Canadian Radio Television Posted in Uncategorised Community Informatics and Urban Planning Posted on

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  • brianbeaton | FirstMile
    1 5 hour presentation with Q A Read the Globe Mail coverage CRTC faces hard truths about Internet access in Canada s Posted in News News First Mile Connectivity Consortium part of CRTC BSO hearings Posted on July 15 2015 July 15 2015 by brianbeaton Yesterday July 14 was the deadline for the first round of input into a historic government CRTC hearings on the Basic Service Objectives for telecommunication services across Canada The First Mile Connectivity Consortium was one of over 300 organizations and individuals that have entered the hearing before yesterday s deadline The hearing CRTC 2015 134 Review of Posted in Community Stories CRTC FMCC National News CRTC moves BSO deadline for initial interventions to July 14 Posted on May 28 2015 September 4 2015 by brianbeaton FMCC received the following notice by email today announcing a 2 week extension for the initial interventions from June 30 to July 14 May 28 2015 Our reference 8663 C12 201503186 BY E MAIL To Distribution List RE Review of basic telecommunications services Telecom Notice of Consultation 2015 1341 Changes to filing dates On 4 May 2015 Posted in Uncategorised First Mile Connectivity Consortium FMCC receives CIRA grant Posted on May 28 2015 May 28 2015 by brianbeaton May 28 2015 The First Mile Connectivity Consortium has received new funding support for policy research on broadband infrastructure and services in rural remote and northern Indigenous communities We are thrilled to announce that the Canadian Internet Registration Authority CIRA has awarded the FMCC 30 000 These funds will be used to collect evidence to present at the Canadian Radio Television Posted in Uncategorised Rebooting Canada s Communication Legislation Conference in Ottawa May 22 23 2015 Posted on April 13 2015 April 13 2016 by brianbeaton From http frpc net events may

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  • Atlantic | FirstMile
    it s the modern reality This community of 750 Mushuau Innu on the Northern coast of Labrador can only be Posted in Atlantic Community Stories CRTC e Health E Justice E Learning Economic Development News All the Voices Posted on February 15 2013 April 8 2015 by Jessi Jones Newfoundland and Labrador Friday 15 February 2013 04 32 PM By Rebecka Berntsson and Melis Kip based on an interview with Fred Campbell The project All the Voices has been carried out by Ryakuga Grassroots Communications in Newfoundland and Labrador for over two decades Although Ryakuga is not a First Nations organization staff work closely with Posted in Atlantic Community Stories The Red Road Project Posted on July 23 2012 July 28 2015 by Jessi Jones Mi kmaw Kina matnewey Nova Scotia Monday 23 July 2012 08 56 PM The Red Road Project is an initiative launched by the Mi kmaw Kina matnewey community in early 2012 The goal of the project is to educate First Nations youth on the dangers of substance abuse and lead them away from the influence of peer pressure The Posted in Atlantic Community Stories First Mile Videos Elsipogtog Posted on December 6 2011 April 13 2016 by Jessi Jones Elsipogtog New Brunswick Tuesday 6 December 2011 12 38 PM Students in Elsipogtog produced four excellent First Mile videos about connectivity in their communities Click to watch Global Community Click to watch Why Not Click to watch Smart Phone Click to watch Your Brain on Fibre Optics Find out more Videos produced through the Posted in Atlantic Community Stories First Mile Videos Eskasoni Posted on December 6 2011 April 8 2015 by Jessi Jones Eskasoni Nova Scotia Tuesday 6 December 2011 12 52 PM Students in Eskasoni produced three excellent First Mile videos about connectivity in their communities Click to watch What do YOU do on the Internet Click to watch Princess Pageant Click to watch Nothing Making of Find out more Videos produced through the Atlantic Canada First Posted in Atlantic Community Stories First Mile Videos Lennox Island Posted on December 6 2011 April 12 2016 by Jessi Jones Lennox Island Prince Edward Island Tuesday 6 December 2011 12 57 PM Students in Lennox Island produced two excellent First Mile videos about connectivity in their communities Click to watch Dial up Blues Click to watch First Messaging Find out more Videos produced through the Atlantic Canada First Nations Help Desk Die moderne Software macht dies Posted in Atlantic Community Stories Membertou Data Centre Posted on November 14 2011 April 8 2015 by Jessi Jones Membertou Nova Scotia Monday 14 November 2011 01 02 PM Join Caroline Marshall from Membertou for a video tour of the Membertou Data Centre located in the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre in Nova Scotia The video highlights the importance of connectivity in First Nations communities Learn more about Membertou and other Atlantic Canada First Posted in Atlantic Community Stories Dear Elders Posted on October 4 2011 April 8 2015 by

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  • Education | FirstMile
    with Digital Technologies PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR David Perley Director MWC Education UNB CO INVESTIGATOR Susan O Donnell Adjunct Professor Sociology UNB PROJECT DATES April 11 to October 16 2016 BRIEF DESCRIPTION The project will produce a comprehensive literature review answering the question how can digital technologies support Indigenous resurgence and learning of Indigenous cultures Posted in Atlantic Current and Recent Activities Education Location News Research Posts navigation Search for Latest News Guide Federal Funding for Indigenous Broadband Report Digital Technology Adoption in Northern and Remote Indigenous Communities in Canada MWC gets SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis grant for literature review FMCC team presents at CRTC BSO hearings IsumaTV Builds Innovative Digital Systems to Share High Def Streaming Video in Low Speed Remote Communities Recent Comments Archives Archives Select Month April 2016 March 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 December 2013 October 2013 July 2013 June 2013 March 2013 February 2013 December 2012 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 July 2012 June 2012 May 2012 April 2012 March 2012 February 2012 January 2012 December 2011 November 2011 October 2011

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  • Location | FirstMile
    Posted in Community Stories Economic Development Infrastructure Manitoba Saskatchewan News On Haida Gwaii Creative Locals Push Digital Innovation Posted on November 18 2015 November 18 2015 by robmcmahon By Jennifer Leask For some people living in Haida Gwaii better internet connectivity and local economic development go hand in hand The efforts of these tech savvy islanders aren t focused on catching up with urban residents they are about taking the lead Patrick Shannon is one of those people The 26 year old Haida man grew up in Skidegate Posted in British Columbia Community services Community Stories Economic Development Infrastructure News Uncategorised Educational Broadband Use Driving Demand in Conne River Newfoundland Posted on October 26 2015 April 18 2016 by robmcmahon By Jennifer Leask If you ask Rod Jeddore Education Director for St Anne s school in Conne River Newfoundland what being circled in a classroom is the answer is different than what you expect It s the circle on the screen when something is loading loading loading said Jeddore Jeddore and other residents of Conne River Posted in Atlantic Community Stories CRTC E Learning News Residents of Natuashish struggle with slow expensive connectivity Posted on October 6 2015 October 28 2015 by robmcmahon By Jennifer Leask No school smartboards no telehealth no Netflix no Facebook no Skype no new Internet connections Most Canadians wouldn t have put up with those conditions years ago But in the isolated community of Natuashish it s the modern reality This community of 750 Mushuau Innu on the Northern coast of Labrador can only be Posted in Atlantic Community Stories CRTC e Health E Justice E Learning Economic Development News First Mile Connectivity Consortium part of CRTC BSO hearings Posted on July 15 2015 July 15 2015 by brianbeaton Yesterday July 14 was the deadline for the first round of input into a historic government CRTC hearings on the Basic Service Objectives for telecommunication services across Canada The First Mile Connectivity Consortium was one of over 300 organizations and individuals that have entered the hearing before yesterday s deadline The hearing CRTC 2015 134 Review of Posted in Community Stories CRTC FMCC National News Tyendinaga takes control of the First Mile Posted on March 29 2015 April 12 2015 by calkenny First Mile Field Notes Tyendinaga takes control of the First Mile By Rob McMahon Kevin Maracle and Chris Maracle Note This is an introduction to Tyendinaga s First Mile connectivity story in the coming months community produced videos will offer more detail of the history of community driven technology development in Tyendinaga High speed broadband fibre runs Posted in Community Stories First Mile Infrastructure Ontario Grunt Gallery Beatnation and Online Aboriginal Hip Hop Youth Culture Posted on March 29 2015 July 28 2015 by calkenny The Witness by Bunky Echo Hawk Rapper and Writer Ostwelve Ron Harris Still shot from Leena Minifie s Geeka Beat Nation and grunt gallery Hip Hop as Indigenous Culture based in Vancouver B C is a virtual community featuring

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  • News | FirstMile
    a copy of a PDF copy of the entire FMCC presentation FMCC Delegation at CRTC Hearings L to R Heather Hudson Rob McMahon Penny Carpenter Tim Whiteduck Marc Awashish Click here to listen to the 1 5 hour presentation with Q A Read the Globe Mail coverage CRTC faces hard truths about Internet access in Canada s Posted in News News Posts navigation Search for Latest News Guide Federal Funding for Indigenous Broadband Report Digital Technology Adoption in Northern and Remote Indigenous Communities in Canada MWC gets SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis grant for literature review FMCC team presents at CRTC BSO hearings IsumaTV Builds Innovative Digital Systems to Share High Def Streaming Video in Low Speed Remote Communities Recent Comments Archives Archives Select Month April 2016 March 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 December 2013 October 2013 July 2013 June 2013 March 2013 February 2013 December 2012 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 July 2012 June 2012 May 2012 April 2012 March 2012 February 2012 January 2012 December 2011 November 2011 October 2011 March 2009 Categories

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  • Community Stories | FirstMile
    old Haida man grew up in Skidegate Posted in British Columbia Community services Community Stories Economic Development Infrastructure News Uncategorised Educational Broadband Use Driving Demand in Conne River Newfoundland Posted on October 26 2015 April 18 2016 by robmcmahon By Jennifer Leask If you ask Rod Jeddore Education Director for St Anne s school in Conne River Newfoundland what being circled in a classroom is the answer is different than what you expect It s the circle on the screen when something is loading loading loading said Jeddore Jeddore and other residents of Conne River Posted in Atlantic Community Stories CRTC E Learning News Residents of Natuashish struggle with slow expensive connectivity Posted on October 6 2015 October 28 2015 by robmcmahon By Jennifer Leask No school smartboards no telehealth no Netflix no Facebook no Skype no new Internet connections Most Canadians wouldn t have put up with those conditions years ago But in the isolated community of Natuashish it s the modern reality This community of 750 Mushuau Innu on the Northern coast of Labrador can only be Posted in Atlantic Community Stories CRTC e Health E Justice E Learning Economic Development News Bringing Healthcare Closer to First Nations Communities in B C Posted on July 28 2015 April 13 2016 by robmcmahon As of March 6 2015 after months of planning the First Nations Telehealth Expansion Project FNTEP is set to deploy new clinical telehealth equipment beginning with Coastal and Interior communities in British Columbia The telehealth equipment will offer rural communities such as Anahim Lake Klemtu Three Corners Bella Coola Hartley Bay and many others the opportunity Posted in Community Stories e Health News First Mile Connectivity Consortium part of CRTC BSO hearings Posted on July 15 2015 July 15 2015 by brianbeaton Yesterday July 14 was the deadline for the first round of input into a historic government CRTC hearings on the Basic Service Objectives for telecommunication services across Canada The First Mile Connectivity Consortium was one of over 300 organizations and individuals that have entered the hearing before yesterday s deadline The hearing CRTC 2015 134 Review of Posted in Community Stories CRTC FMCC National News Resources about First Nations Community Networks Posted on March 31 2015 April 12 2015 by calkenny Read more about First Nations Community Networks and Aboriginal led broadband development projects in Canada French Publication 35 F Read more than 70 stories of First Nations community broadband development located on this website Explore these stories on a Google Map that shows their distribution across Canada Digital Divides and the First Mile Framing First Nations Broadband Posted in Community Stories Community First Mile Stories Posted on March 31 2015 July 28 2015 by calkenny These community stories showcase innovative uses of Information and Communications Technologies ICTs by First Nations communities across Canada They were written in collaboration with members of First Nations communities and organizations In all cases the stories that appear here have been verified by organization and or community members

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  • Infrastructure | FirstMile
    Development Infrastructure Manitoba Saskatchewan News On Haida Gwaii Creative Locals Push Digital Innovation Posted on November 18 2015 November 18 2015 by robmcmahon By Jennifer Leask For some people living in Haida Gwaii better internet connectivity and local economic development go hand in hand The efforts of these tech savvy islanders aren t focused on catching up with urban residents they are about taking the lead Patrick Shannon is one of those people The 26 year old Haida man grew up in Skidegate Posted in British Columbia Community services Community Stories Economic Development Infrastructure News Uncategorised Tyendinaga takes control of the First Mile Posted on March 29 2015 April 12 2015 by calkenny First Mile Field Notes Tyendinaga takes control of the First Mile By Rob McMahon Kevin Maracle and Chris Maracle Note This is an introduction to Tyendinaga s First Mile connectivity story in the coming months community produced videos will offer more detail of the history of community driven technology development in Tyendinaga High speed broadband fibre runs Posted in Community Stories First Mile Infrastructure Ontario Community Informatics and Urban Planning Posted on March 14 2015 April 12 2015 by calkenny Vol 10 No 3 2014 Special Issue Community Informatics and Urban Planning Table of Contents Editorial Community Informatics in Cities New Catalysts for Urban Change HTML Liisa Marjatta Horelli David Sadoway Smart Cities vs Smart Communities Empowering Citizens not Market Economics HTML Michael Gurstein Read full Issue Posted in Infrastructure Kanhiote Tyendinaga Public Library Posted on November 8 2011 April 12 2015 by calkenny By Kevin Maracle First Nations Technical Institute Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory The Kanhiote Library was connected to the Internet via a full time dialup line in 1999 as part of First Nation Technical Institute FNTI CAP project funding At the time FNTI had two

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