Telecommunications Sector Directly Contributes Nearly $75 Billion to Canada’s Economy and Supports Over 650,000 Jobs

Canada’s post COVID-19 recovery

As the COVID-19 pandemic continued to disrupt the lives of Canadians in 2021, Canada’s telecom network operators played a vital role in maintaining economic and social activity in Canada, including investing more in expanding and enhancing critical network infrastructure than their international peers, a new report shows.

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