Are you Alert Ready? If not – here’s a tip. — Dave D Garand (@DaveInOrleans) June 2, 2019 With another tornado ripping through Ottawa yesterday, many people found they didn’t get the alert on their mobile phones, or got it too late. Perversely, a lot of people far from the affected area did get the alert. The Alert Ready website indicates that in order […]

Trucking Along

New truck! Just last week we picked up a new F550 with an Altec boom+bucket truck which we can use to install fibre cables much faster: It sounds a little scary, but can be a line-worker in the bucket while the truck is driven (slowly!) along – while attaching fibre and getting more fibre to […]

Rock Solid Guys

Winter sure isn’t letting up, but we’re not stopping either! In this update you can see the various stages of installing rock bolts/anchors for guying the “messenger stand” that the fibre cables are attached to. While the snow doesn’t help the crew move around, the frozen ground certainly enables moving heavy equipment to difficult places […]

RC8 September Update

It’s been great meeting everyone in the community over the past few weeks, especially the kind offers of water and reprieve from the late summer’s heat! What a nice change from July, and just in time for Thanksgiving, more seasonal (but still pleasant) weather is upon us. While going door-to-door, we’ve been listening to your […]

Carried! Ottawa City Council Approves CFco’s MAA

After ELEVEN months of tedious work, today the Ottawa City Council approved Community Fibre Company’s Municipal Access Agreement. With this we can now commence various in-Ottawa projects we’ve been waiting to move forward with too! We can’t offer enough thanks to Councillors Leiper and Moffatt for helping make this happen.