Are Canadian funders ready to tackle digital inequity?

var TRINITY_TTS_WP_CONFIG = {"cleanText":"Are Canadian funders ready to tackle digital inequity?. A version of this piece originally appeared in The Hamilton Spectator on May 2, 2022.\u00a0 It\u2019s shocking. Two years into a pandemic that forced nearly everything online, most rural and First Nations households still don\u2019t have access to the \u201cbasic\u201d internet speed target set by the government.\u00a0 Where there is decent connectivity, many lack the skills they need to thrive online.\u00a0 CIRA is a proud leader in the digital funding space through our annual Community Investment Program \u00a0 Grants \u2013 but even in 2022, millions of Canadians still lack the needed skills, resources and connectivity required to participate in our increasingly digital society.\u00a0 A n

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