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Through CIRA’s Community Investment Program, we have supported 102 innovative projects across Canada for a total of $4.2 million.

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CIP Projects

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Ragged Edge Community Network Stabilization/ Expansion Project

Improving the Ragged Edge Community Network will allow enhancement of service to the twelve core communities the RECNS network serves on Northern Vancouver Island and in particular those on the very edge. 

  • Organization

    Ragged Edge Community Network Society

  • Funding Year

    2016


Innovation Hub/ Digital Café

Promoting Education and Community Health (PEACH), in partnership with Reboot Canada and the Repair Café, will launch a pilot program bringing low cost access to digital and internet opportunities to the Jane Finch Community. 

  • Organization

    Promoting Education and Community Health (PEACH)

  • Funding Year

    2016


Bridging the Wireless Divide

The Peace Region Internet Society (PRiS) has embraced a two-pronged approach when looking at the future needs of remote communities. Adopting new wireless technologies and utilizing licensed frequencies has enabled PRiS to complete Radio Tower and Microcell Access Point installations in communities where only high cost satellite services were available previously.

  • Organization

    Peace Region Internet Society

  • Funding Year

    2016


North Queens TVWS (Television White Space) Project

The North Queens TVWS Project serves the dual benefit of improving internet to the Business Hub, and using that connection to test the range and efficacy of TVWS (Television White Space) hardware in field testing. This project will benefit the local community, decision-makers at government level, and industry.

  • Organization

    North Queens Business Centre and Innovation Hub Co-op Ltd.

  • Funding Year

    2016


NICBotCamps and NICBotLab

North Island College will offer NICBotCamps during the summer, which will provide Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) skills to youth by providing robotics programming opportunities for up to 200 students.

  • Organization

    North Island College Centre for Applied Research Technology and Innovation

  • Funding Year

    2016


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