As a subsidiary of Elgin
Community Futures Development Corporation (ECFDC) elginconnects
consists of a large number of stakeholders representing a wide variety
of community sectors throughout the County of Elgin and the City of
Responding to a critical need for greater information
and communication technology in St. Thomas and Elgin, elginconnects
has undertaken the development of a comprehensive telecommunications
infrastructure including the establishment of a new web portal or
“one-door” information and services centre, broadband
access and affordable high-speed internet to all residents. Through
innovative partnering between public and private organizations and
groups across the county, elginconnects is an electronic infrastructure
project and is leading the way toward greater economic growth, increased
business opportunities, unlimited access to regional, provincial,
federal and global services and information and will provide a wealth
of residential services and resources.
With this initiative elginconnects
is dedicated to linking and enhancing local governments, education,
health and social services, libraries, tourism, the agricultural sector,
business and industry.
This new smart
community infrastructure and service will connect
our communities to each other and to information and resources from
around the world.