Dufferin Rural Broadband Expansion Project Virtual Open House

Tuesday January 26, 2021 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Video Conference

SWIFT open house

The SWIFT Virtual Open House is SOLD OUT! This session will be recorded and uploaded to the County’s YouTube page. Any questions can be submitted to Join in Dufferin, and every effort will be made to respond to all submitted questions during the session. All questions will be responded to on Join in Dufferin.


Join Us!  SWIFT Virtual Open House on Tuesday January 26th at 7:00 p.m.

Dufferin County has recently announced the SWIFT Regional Broadband expansion project that will commence in 2021. The project features five internet service providers, and will pass 1,663 premises within the County in municipalities of Amaranth, East Garafraxa, Melancthon, Mono and Mulmur.

The County is hosting a SWIFT Virtual Open House on Tuesday January 26th at 7:00 pm. The session will feature a brief project overview from all five internet service providers involved in the project. SWIFT staff will also be present to respond to any questions from the public during this session.

Interested parties can register via Eventbrite, and can submit their questions when registering.

It is important to note, that this session will only be covering the SWIFT project and questions related to the project.

Attendees are welcome to join the entire session, or select only portions of the session which pertain to them. The agenda is below.

If you have any questions about this initiative, please contact Karisa Downey, Economic Development Manager at kdowney@dufferincounty.ca or 519-941-2816 ext. 2508.


Dufferin County SWIFT Virtual Open House

Tuesday January 26th at 7:00 pm, Zoom


7:00 pm - Welcome: Warden Darren White / Councilor Chris Gerrits

7:05 pm - A few words from SWIFT: Barry Fields

7:10 pm – Mansfield Project Overview: Bell

7:20 pm – Questions – Mansifeld Project

7:25 pm – Laurel and Camilla Project Overview: North Frontenac Telephone Company

7:35 pm – Questions – Laurel and Camilla Project

7:40 pm – Marsville/ Orton Project Overview: Cogeco

7:50 pm – Questions – Marsville/ Orton Project

7:55 pm – Garafraxa Woods Project Overview: Rogers

8:05 pm – Questions – Garafraxa Woods Project

8:10 pm – Redickville Project: EH!tel Networks Inc

8:20 pm – Questions – Redickville Project

8:25 pm – Closing Remarks and Final Questions – Councilor Chris Gerrits