[Discuss] Real internet provider in Victoria?

pw p.willis at telus.net
Sat Nov 4 20:58:23 PDT 2017


The population lives there because there is no infrastructure anywhere else.

This is historically due to the Canadian government only being concerned 
with supporting resource extraction rather than communities.

The infrastructure is cozied up to the border because governments
for the past 90 years have also been cozied up to the border, 
metaphorically speaking.

P


On 2017-11-04 08:53 PM, Richard James wrote:
> On 04/11/2017 6:45 PM, pw wrote:
> 
>> The main problem with any competition in Canada is the size of the 
>> country vs. population.
>>
>> Germany has 82.7 million population. Canada has less than half that.
>> But Canada is 28 times the size of Germany.
> 
> Isn't that a bit oversimplified?
> 
> "Most" of Canada is unpopulated. Most of the population lives close to 
> the US border with a few exceptions. A better comparison might be with 
> the USA, large and small cities, rural areas and then other areas that 
> are unpopulated.
> 




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