Ontario Centre for Engineering and Public Policy

Ontario Centre for Engineering and Public Policy

July 31, 2009 09:58 ET

Broadband Access Expert David Falconer Available for Comment

Attention: Assignment Editor, Media Editor, News Editor, Tech/Telecomm Editor, Government/Political Affairs Editor TORONTO, ONTARIO, MEDIA ADVISORY--(Marketwire - July 31, 2009) - In view of the announcement by Prime Minister Stephen Harper on major improvements to broadband Internet access in rural Canada, journalists are invited to contact Dr. David Falconer, a distinguished research professor at Carleton University and an authority on rural and remote broadband access.

Dr. Falconer's article, Rural and remote broadband access: Public policy issues, is published in the July 2009 issue of the Journal of Policy Engagement, the flagship publication of the Ontario Centre for Engineering and Public Policy. The article and a profile of Dr. Falconer are available at http://members.peo.on.ca/index.cfm/ci_id/31441/la_id/1.htm.

Dr. Falconer may be reached at: ddf@sce.carleton.ca, (613) 520-5722 or (613) 828-8445.

About the Ontario Centre for Engineering and Public Policy
Founded in 2008, the Ontario Centre for Engineering and Public Policy is committed to bringing the voice of engineering into public policy and to helping safeguard the public interest. The centre focuses on specific areas of research including smart infrastructure, tomorrow's energy solutions, healthy communities, and a new generation of engineering talent. As well, the centre actively reaches out to members of the engineering profession, the academic community, policy-makers, opinion leaders and others interested in advancing the public interest. /For further information: Catherine Shearer-Kudel
Business Manager
416-224-1100, ext. 1204
cshearerkudel@ocepp.ca

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Contact Information

  • Catherine Shearer-Kudel, Business Manager, Ontario Centre for Engineering and Public Policy
    Primary Phone: 416-224-1100 ext. 1204
    E-mail: cshearerkudel@ocepp.ca