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Eastlink and Ontario to Invest $125 Million for High Speed Internet Expansion

Eastlink and the Province of Ontario will be investing $125 million to expand high speed internet to roughly 10,000 homes and businesses. Ontario will contribute $69 million through its Accelerated High Speed Internet Program (AHSIP) and Eastlink will contribute the remainder, to expand high speed internet to Huron, Bruce and Lambton as well as the Greater Sudbury...

Tesla Gigafactory in Ontario? Maybe, Reveals Lobbying Registry

Tesla's recent lobbyist registry filings in Canada revealed the company is lobbying the Ontario government for an "advanced manufacturing facility" in the province (via Tesla North). The electric vehicle (EV) maker laid out the following new lobbying goal in its recent registry filings: Engage with the government and its agencies to identify opportunities for industrial...

Rogers Wants to Fast-Track $100 Million Brampton Office, Skip Public Hearings

Brampton City Council in Ontario on Wednesday endorsed two requests for Minister’s Zoning Orders (MZOs) for Rogers' planned $100 million office project in the city's downtown area, next to the GO Train station — reports The Star. If approved by Ontario's provincial government, the MZOs would allow Rogers to completely sidestep the public hearing process...

Ontario Delays Digital ID Launch for Driver’s Licences and More to 2022

Back in October 2020, the Ontario government announced it planned to digitize driver’s licenses and birth certificates, to allow them to be stored on a digital wallet. The plan was to fast-track the program due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but in an ironic twist, the latter has delayed the launch instead. But now, the provincial...

Tesla Canada’s New Manufacturing Facility Welcomed by Markham Mayor

Earlier this week, Tesla Canada published a post on LinkedIn looking for Canadians to “come join our growing team in Markham”, in Ontario. Included in the post was a recruitment video showcasing various teams working at Tesla's Canadian wing, which focus on battery development, charging infrastructure, battery cell CNC machine programming, and more. https://youtu.be/xsuiqaP8pjs On...

Tesla Wants Canadians to Join their Team in Markham, Ontario [VIDEO]

Tesla is looking for Canadians to "come join [its] growing team in Markham!". On Tuesday, the electric vehicle (EV) maker sent out a call for applications for positions in Markham, Ontario, on LinkedIn (via Tesla North). The call was accompanied by a short video, which showcased Tesla's presence in Canada and interviewed employees at its...

Ontario Vaccine QR Code Website Not Working Due to Heavy Demand

Earlier today, Ontario launched a staged rollout of COVID-19 vaccination QR codes for residents to download to their computers and smartphones. Only those with birthdays in January to April are able to download their vaccination QR codes on Friday, October 15, as part of the staggered rollout. But it appears even that number of people...

How to: Download Ontario Vaccine QR Codes, Save to iPhone Health App

After quietly launching its Verify Ontario vaccination verification app for businesses to scan customer QR codes yesterday, it left many surprised, considering it was not possible to download their own vaccination QR codes yet. But that has changed, as Ontario has launched the ability for residents to download vaccination QR codes, as of Friday, October...