Bringing high-speed Internet accessibility to rural & remote communities along coastal BC, Haida Gwaii & Vancouver Island.

Map & Schedule

From Here to There

Bringing high-speed infrastructure to rural and remote British Columbians takes planning, teamwork and expertise. See how the Connected Coast project team is bringing this project to life.

View map of the cables’ route

Learn more about the different project steps

Engagement

A Group Effort

Working with local communities, First Nations and local governments to ensure the project will meet the needs of the region now, and in the future.

The team will be engaging with communities, residents, First Nations, local governments, stakeholders and local Internet Service Providers (ISPs) throughout the project. Team members are sharing information, gathering feedback and answering questions.

Feedback gathered is used to inform the project as we work through the design and approvals.

Learn more about engagement with First Nations

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"It is such an advantage to be able to provide high-speed reliable internet that people and businesses can count on. For too long, rural, remote and Indigenous communities have not had reliable high-speed internet... This is a great project to help bridge that digital divide and help bridge that socioeconomic gap without connectivity."
Honourable Lisa Beare
Minister of Citizens' Services

News

Take a look at the latest happenings

Fall 2022 Update

  Truth and Reconciliation Day The Connected Coast project partners CityWest and Strathcona Regional District will be observing the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30, 2022. On this day we pay respect to the children who didn’t return home, the Survivors of residential schools, their families and communities. The Connected Coast Project… 

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Galleries

See photos/videos of project construction, events, communities & more