Broadband Access: How Can It Be a Reality for All?

Broadband Access: How Can It Be a Reality for All?


Tuesday April 20, 2021 2:00pm to 3:30pm

ryerson.zoom.us/j/91941276567


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CFE Virtual Forum Series:

The pandemic has made clear that good broadband access is essential in the 21st Century. But it is not available in many northern and remote communities, and unaffordable to many in the south. Join a panel that explores the needs, roadblocks, and solutions, with examples from elsewhere in the world where broadband access is seen as a human right.

Co-sponsors: Edmonton Public Library, Milton Public Library, Thunder Bay Public Library, Toronto Public Library, Vancouver Public Library

Zoom link to event ryerson.zoom.us/j/91941276567

Panelists:

Paolo Cardullo, Senior Researcher at IN3 (Internet Interdisciplinary Institute), Universitat Oberta de Catalunya in Barcelona

Ray Noyes, ACORN Canada

Sofia Ranchardos, Professor of Public Law and a Rosalind Franklin Fellow at the Faculty of Law of the University of Groningen in the Netherlands 

Madeleine Redfern, Chief Operating Officer at CanArctic Inuit Networks, former Mayor, Iqaluit 

Moderator:

Alexandra Flynn, Assistant Professor, Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia

 

This is a free event and no registration is required.

Please contact cfe@ryerson.ca if you require accommodation to ensure inclusion in this event.

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