Mr. Speaker, the member opposite keeps repeating that there are new investments in budget 2019, but has he really read the budget 2019 announcements? There is no requirement for big companies to serve rural areas, which means that rural areas do not have high-speed Internet access. Sixty-three percent of rural municipalities do not have this service. This is a problem, which is why we moved this motion today to address it.
In the House of Commons on June 10th, 2019. See this statement in context.