Planning for Broadband Connectivity in the AKRC region of Treaty 3

Anishinaabeg of Kabapikotawangag Resource Council Inc. is beginning their planning process to bring a broadband connectivity solution into their member First Nations. Their ICT Committee met at their office in Sioux Narrows o­n December 11, to review the proposal submitted to the BRAND and FedNor programs for funding. Advertising and hiring an ICT Coordinator will o­ne of the first steps taken by the committee, as they begin to prepare their business case for submission by the March 31 deadline.

Keewaytinook Okimakanak staff attended this meeting to share best practices and lessons learned. Carl Seibel, FedNor’s Telecommunication Officer, joined the meeting by teleconference.