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Improve Rural Internet

Many stakeholders consulted during the creation of the East Hants Economic Development Plan 2015-2020 emphasized the importance of improving rural internet to the economic success of East Hants.  East Hants, in collaboration with  i-Valley, the Municipality of West Hants, the Province of Nova Scotia and other partners, is working to address the challenges of inadequate internet service.

Below is a listing of the current and past activities, meetings, and reports related to East Hants’ commitment to facilitating better internet.

High Speed Internet

Update:  December 2018 Develop Nova Scotia has launched the first phase of the process to find qualified service providers to enhance and extend reliable, high-speed internet across the province in… Full story

CIRA Internet Performance Test

How fast is your Internet? Probably not fast enough. With your help, i-Valley / East Hants funding applications to the federal and provincial governments will be successful and enable tangible infrastructure… Full story

East Hants Smart Community Survey Results

East Hants has received the amalgamated analysis report from the i-CAST smart community survey. Thanks to the 132 people who completed the survey.  The results show broad areas of perceived… Full story

Outcomes of the August 25th 2016 Smart Valley Meeting

(August 26th) Event Recap and Thank-You to Participants from i-Valley: Read the full report:  Smart Valley Meeting Outcomes Report [PDF – 1.25MB] At “Creating Prosperity Through Smart Annapolis Valley Communities,”  the… Full story

East Hants Smart Community Survey

 (October 2016):  Smart Community Survey Closed The East Hants Smart Community Survey is now closed. This survey was conducted by i-CANADA on behalf of the Municipality of East Hants Thank you to the… Full story

Smart Community Meeting: Thursday, August 25, 2016

The idea of developing “Smart Communities” in Nova Scotia will be discussed by elected community leaders from Kings, Annapolis, Digby and Hants Counties on the morning of August 25th, 2016 in… Full story

Rural Broadband Update July 2016

Smart East Hants / Rural Broadband Status Update Municipal Council received an information report on the status of municipal efforts to improve “Broadband” as articulated in the Economic Development Plan… Full story