Geographic digital divide - urban/rural issues, and internationally


  • Martin Chandler Cape Breton University



This issue’s GIS Trends section discusses the current efforts underway to close the Geographic Digital Divide in Canada. While the Government of Canada has promised every Canadian will have access to high-speed internet by 2030, the actual availability is highly geographically determined, and mal actors continue efforts to restrict access. GIS companies may promote their use in closing the divide, but do not address systemic issues.



2023-02-21 — Updated on 2023-02-24


How to Cite

Chandler, M. (2023). Geographic digital divide - urban/rural issues, and internationally. Bulletin - Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives (ACMLA), (171), 34–36. (Original work published February 21, 2023)

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