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AFFORDABLE INTERNET DAY OF ACTION - Shared screen with speaker view
Judy - ACORN
42:56
Take Action: https://acorncanada.org/take-action/internet-all-tell-feds
Judy Duncan
58:27
https://acorncanada.org/take-action/internet-all-tell-feds
John Lawford
58:39
CANADIAN CONSUMERS DEMAND $50 BROADBAND BENEFIT DURING COVID, LIKE IN U.S.https://www.piac.ca/our-specialities/canadian-consumers-demand-50-broadband-benefit-during-covid-like-in-u-s/
Judy Duncan
01:01:48
Take Action with ACORN - Tell the Federal Government to take Action Now: https://acorncanada.org/take-action/internet-all-tell-feds
Penny Goldsmith
01:03:12
411 Seniors Centre new report at 411seniors.bc.ca
Kate Fish (she/her), PovNet Society
01:03:51
Learn more about PovNet Society in BC here: www.povnet.org
Sam Andrey, Ryerson Leadership Lab
01:04:03
https://www.ryersonleadlab.com/overcoming-digital-divides
Sam Andrey, Ryerson Leadership Lab
01:11:37
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1Rb2HRmLITVZR49omJkJ33j_bOR31aJ7cRzFA7_lBLoo/edit?skip_itp2_check=true#slide=id.gc806542b2a_0_30
John Lawford
01:13:14
50/10 is OK but not always adequate for multiple persons households and will not be adequate in the near future. This standard should be indexed.
Peter Nowak
01:17:53
The podcast Michael mentioned is here: https://www.michaelgeist.ca/2021/03/law-bytes-podcast-episode-80/
Joshua | Zoom
01:19:10
We have French audio translation available if you click the “Interpretation” globe icon in your control toolbar and select “French”
Joshua | Zoom
01:58:11
To hear French audio translation please click the “interpretation” icon in your meeting control bar and select “French”
Laura Tribe
02:12:00
For those watching who would like to speak up on this topic, and the issue of affordability in general — there are a number of tools that make it incredibly easy to contact your MPs at https://affordable-internet.ca/#action-section
Ellen Roseman
02:13:08
thanks, Laura
Peter Nowak
02:32:45
The Curse of Bigness by Tim Wu is in fact a great read. https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/602170/the-curse-of-bigness-by-tim-wu/
Dwayne Winseck
02:32:51
If you’re interested in good, independent research on telecoms, internet and media concentration in Canada, see the Canadian Media Concentration Research Project here: http://www.cmcrp.org/publications/annual-reports/
Dwayne Winseck
02:35:45
James Boyle’s 1996 Shamans, Software and Spleens: Law & the Construction of the Information Society is a classic and thrilling, mind blowing read. https://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674805231
Joshua | Zoom
02:37:57
To hear French audio translation please click the “interpretation” icon in your meeting control bar and select “French”
Erin Knight
02:47:15
Amazing points, Jayden! Very well said!
Ken Sanderson
03:01:17
I see questions related to satellite. I will offer some thoughts when its back to me.
Erin Knight (OpenMedia)
03:08:49
So true, Ken!
Jayden Wlasichuk (she/her)
03:10:32
The Dish With One Spoon is beautiful!
Joshua | Zoom
03:12:19
To hear French audio translation please click the “interpretation” icon in your meeting control bar and select “French”
Ken Sanderson
03:20:50
Sorry all, I forgot to mention some Broadband toolkits I am aware of. Hopefully these can help if you are looking to start a project (especially with all the funding out now).Toolkit 1: Getting Started with Community Broadband - https://portal.futurecitiescanada.ca/resources/getting-started-with-community-broadband/Toolkit 2: Financing Community Broadband - https://portal.futurecitiescanada.ca/resources/financing-community-broadband/
Erin Knight (OpenMedia)
03:24:33
Great point on 50/10 Mbps, Alice!
Bianca Wylie
03:37:31
PS: City of Toronto - ConnectTO - staff report that gives background on the program in case of interest to anyone https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2021/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-159927.pdf
John Lawford
03:41:00
47 USC 254 - Universal Service Obligation (US)
John Lawford
03:41:47
https://www.govinfo.gov/app/details/USCODE-2011-title47/USCODE-2011-title47-chap5-subchapII-partII-sec254
John Lawford
03:52:49
Edmonton Public School Board just passed a motion unanimously calling for affordable and accessible internet for All. Have other school boards raised these issues? https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/edmonton-public-schools-internet-1.5943525
Bianca Wylie
03:53:58
I know Trustee Norm Di Pasquale in Toronto - TCDSB put a motion to his board to support ConectTO - John it's a good site for intervention for sure
John Lawford
03:55:21
thanks Laura and everyone