Month: December 2016

BRANDON, Man. — There’s a cloud on the horizon, and a new report from the Rural Development Institute (RDI) at Brandon University (BU) points to a need for rural Manitobans to tap in.
Data use and data requirements are rising rapidly. On Wednesday, Dec. 21, the Canadian Telecommunications and Radio Commission declared that broadband is a basic service and set a target that download speeds of 50 megabytes  per second (Mbps) be available to Canadians.

BRANDON, Man. — The history, present and future of African Canadians will be explored when Brandon University (BU) hosts the 2017 Black Canadian Studies Association (BCSA) Conference.
The goal of the conference, held every two years, is to promote dialogue, critical reflection and broad engagement around developments affecting the Black and other communities in Canada.