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Federal budget promises better internet in rural areas

The 2014 federal budget promised money to increase internet access for households in rural communities. What could that mean for northern Ontario?

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Points North - 50 years of Kidd Creek MineApr 17, 2014 | 6:22Points North 50 years of Kidd Creek Mine Audio
Points North 50 years of Kidd Creek Mine Apr 17, 2014 | 6:22On April 16, 1964 a deposit was discovered that changed Timmins. Jason spoke this week with Gregory Reynolds who was a newspaper reporter in the city at the time.
Points North - Animal rights groups sue province over spring bear huntApr 17, 2014 | 6:42Points North Animal rights groups sue province over spring bear hunt Audio
Points North Animal rights groups sue province over spring bear hunt Apr 17, 2014 | 6:42A group of animals rights organizations based in Toronto launched legal action today against the province over the return of the spring bear hunt. Animal All He is a professor of theology at Laurentian University and he will be leading that talk tonight
Points North - Rasta night in SudburyApr 17, 2014 | 7:14Points North Rasta night in Sudbury Audio
Points North Rasta night in Sudbury Apr 17, 2014 | 7:14Tonight there will be a discussion on Rastafarianism at the Townehouse Tavern in Sudbury Dr. Christopher Duncanson Hales spoke with Jason about it. He is a professor of theology at Laurentian University and he will be leading that talk tonight.
Points North - Health and environment looked at in science cafeApr 15, 2014 | 6:11Points North Health and environment looked at in science cafe Audio
Points North Health and environment looked at in science cafe Apr 15, 2014 | 6:11Sudbury is hosting a conversation called "Our health and our environment: How does 'responsibility' matter?"
Points North - Searchlight announces Sudbury's top 10Apr 15, 2014 | 7:51Points North Searchlight announces Sudbury's top 10 Audio
Points North Searchlight announces Sudbury's top 10 Apr 15, 2014 | 7:51CBC's Searchlight competition has been narrowed down to a handful artists in each region.
Points North - Flooding an issue in northern OntarioApr 15, 2014 | 5:39Points North Flooding an issue in northern Ontario Audio
Points North Flooding an issue in northern Ontario Apr 15, 2014 | 5:39There has been a lot of water and a lot of flooding in the last 24 hours in the north-east.
Points North - Wild cat strike at Denison Mine markedApr 15, 2014 | 8:30Points North Wild cat strike at Denison Mine marked Audio
Points North Wild cat strike at Denison Mine marked Apr 15, 2014 | 8:3040 years ago, workers from Denison Mine walked off the job because of horrible working conditions.
Points North - North Bay runner reflects on being in the Boston bombingApr 15, 2014 | 7:59Points North North Bay runner reflects on being in the Boston bombing Audio
Points North North Bay runner reflects on being in the Boston bombing Apr 15, 2014 | 7:59Ahmed Jouar was just eight metres from one of the bomb when it went off in the 2013 Boston Marathon.
Points North - Battalion advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals of the OHL playoffsApr 14, 2014 | 4:59Points North Battalion advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals of the OHL playoffs Audio
Points North Battalion advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals of the OHL playoffs Apr 14, 2014 | 4:59The Battalion are enjoying a lot of success in their first year since moving up north from Brampton.
Points North - Battalion advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals of the OHL playoffsApr 14, 2014 | 4:37Points North Battalion advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals of the OHL playoffs Audio
Points North Battalion advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals of the OHL playoffs Apr 14, 2014 | 4:37The Battalion are enjoying a lot of success in their first year since moving up north from Brampton.
Points North - Rain causing flooding and water issues in SudburyApr 14, 2014 | 6:54Points North Rain causing flooding and water issues in Sudbury Audio
Points North Rain causing flooding and water issues in Sudbury Apr 14, 2014 | 6:54Heavy rains combined with a melting snow pack has lead to many flooded basements across Sudbury.
Points North - Transit funding announced by OntarioApr 14, 2014 | 6:17Points North Transit funding announced by Ontario Audio
Points North Transit funding announced by Ontario Apr 14, 2014 | 6:17The provincial government is investing $29 billion investment into Ontario's roads and highways.
Points North - Steve Lolas remembers city councillor Fabio BelliApr 14, 2014 | 10:31Points North Steve Lolas remembers city councillor Fabio Belli Audio
Points North Steve Lolas remembers city councillor Fabio Belli Apr 14, 2014 | 10:31Sudbury City Councillor Fabio Belli died suddenly while visiting family in Florida.
Points North - Theatre of the Oppressed to rethink mental healthApr 14, 2014 | 5:22Points North Theatre of the Oppressed to rethink mental health Audio
Points North Theatre of the Oppressed to rethink mental health Apr 14, 2014 | 5:22Theatre of the Oppressed participants will perform a scene where there's discrimination and then an audience member will interrupt the scene and correct the issue.
Points North - US composer in Sudbury for Guitars AliveApr 11, 2014 | 7:45Points North US composer in Sudbury for Guitars Alive Audio
Points North US composer in Sudbury for Guitars Alive Apr 11, 2014 | 7:45The 12th Annual Guitars Alive concert debuts a piece that combines music and philosophy.

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