Sponsors: Village of Valemount
Endorsed by the NCLGA Membership | Referred to UBCM Executive
WHEREAS many communities and First Nations are underserved by the existing telecommunications infrastructure in BC;
AND WHEREAS from time to time utilities or corporations make application to the provincial government for permission to establish new rights-of-ways or new construction on existing right-of-ways on Crown land:
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the provincial government require utilities or corporations to lay fibre optic cable in the construction of any new rights-of-way on Crown land or new construction on existing right-of-way on Crown land, in order to broaden and strengthen telecommunications infrastructure around the province.