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Partnerships

Learn about the organizations and communities CityWest has partnerships with.

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Connected Coast Project

The Connected Coast Project is a partnership between CityWest and the Strathcona Regional District. The Connected Coast will bring high-speed Internet accessibility to rural and remote communities along Coastal BC, Haida Gwaii, and Vancouver Island.

Learn more at www.connectedcoast.ca


First Nations Partners

CityWest's First Nations partners own the infrastructure built on their land. CityWest uses this infrastructure to deliver services to resident and businesses, with a portion of the profits going back to the community. Each partnership creates a board of director within the community. This board helps determine the future of the community's connectivity needs.

 

Haida Gwaii

CityWest Haida Communications Corp.

the Council of the Haida Nation, Skidegate Band Council, Old Massett Band Council, and CityWest are included in a partnership agreement, which will see communities on Haida Gwaii receiving a share of the new company's profits. The new fibre-to-the-home network will be owned by the Haida Nation, and powered by CityWest fibre-optic services.


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CityWest Gitga'at Communications Corp.

The Gitga'at Development Corporation has agree to a partnership with CityWest. The company will jointly manage a leg of the Connected Coast project between Hartley Bay and Kitamaat Village, as well as providing last mile fibre-to-the-home services in the community of Hartley Bay. 


Lax Kw'alaams

CityWest LKB Communications Corp.

The Lax Kw’alaams band and CityWest are included in a partnership agreement. CityWest will be operating the current Internet and TV infrastructure in Lax Kw'alaams.


Gitxaala Nation

Gitxaala CityWest Communications Corp.

The partnership will see the creation of a new company, Gitxaala CityWest Communications Corp., which will operate a new fibre-optic network in Lach Klan (Kitkatla).


Snutl'yalh Communications

Snutl'yalh Communications

The Nuxalk Nation and CityWest are included in a partnership agreement, which will see the creation of a new company, Snutl'yalh Communications. The Nuxalk communities in the Bella Coola valley will receive a share of the new company's profits. The new fibre-to-the-home network will be owned by the Nuxalk Nation, and powered by CityWest fibre-optic services.


Tahltan Communications

Tahltan CityWest Communications Corp

The Tahltan Nation and CityWest are included in a partnership agreement, which will see communities in the Tahltan region receiving a share of the new company's profits. This partnership also has an agreement to service large industrial clients operating in the Tahltan region, such as mines.


Community Partners

CityWest has partnered with several municipalities. In these partnerships, CityWest owns and operates the infrastructure to deliver services. The community creates a board of directors within the community. This board helps determine the future of the community's connectivity needs. A portion of the profits from services goes back into the community.

Communities included

Strathcona Regional District

  • Cortes Island
  • Gold River
  • Kyuquot
  • Quadra Island
  • Sayward
  • Tahsis
  • Zeballos

Comox Valley Regional District

  • Hornby Island
  • Denman Island

Northern B.C.

  • Village of Fraser Lake (VFL Communications)

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VFL Communications

VFL Communications is a partnership between the Village of Fraser Lake and CityWest. Fraser Lake’s local government has been instrumental in bringing fibre-optic services to the community and their support has made this build possible. This partnership will see a portion of the profits re-invested back into the community