Improvement of Internet Access in Saskatchewan Rural Schools

Res #: 19-23A
Number: 19
Year: 2023
Midterm: No
Expired: No
Responses Received: No
Departments: Saskatchewan Ministry of Education, Saskatchewan Ministry of Crown Corporations

WHEREAS there currently exists a disparity with respect to internet connectivity between urban and rural schools in
the province of Saskatchewan.

WHEREAS there is a need to bridge the connectivity gap of broadband service provided to rural schools when
compared to urban schools. It is crucial for rural students to have equitable access to technology and learning

BE IT RESOLVED that SARM lobby the provincial government, including the Ministry of Education, and all internet
service providers in Saskatchewan, to jointly review and make recommendations on expanding broadband service to
rural schools.