Mr. Speaker, raising the needs of rural communities across this country is a vitally important aspect of the connecting Canadian strategy. I think of organizations like the Bowmanville Centre for Individual Studies in the riding of Durham, as well as others across the country where we have already connected over 4,000 rural and remote communities through public access Internet sites in those communities.
On top of that, as of March 30 we had connected the last of Canada's schools. Every school in this country is now connected to the information highway. We are the first country in the world to have accomplished this. We will be putting 250,000—