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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“The Connected Coast project will empower rural and remote communities to decide how, when and what matters to them when connecting to high-speed internet capability. It allows communities and residents to tailor the connection to the needs of the region and the people. People living in these rural and remote areas are strong, independent people, and we know that letting them choose their way is the best way.”
Honourable Navdeep Bains
Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development

News

Take a look at the latest happenings

Fibre to Home Construction Begins on Cortes Island

CORTES ISLAND – The first of the fibre-to-the-home deployments from the Connected Coast is starting now on Cortes Island, B.C. This week, construction crews are starting to build the underground-drop network, the infrastructure that will one day connect all residents of Cortes Island to a resilient and reliable telecommunications network. The $4.3 million last-mile project… 

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Galleries

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