High-speed internet in rural and indigenous communities provides a number of economic benefits to Canada. Firstly, it can help bridge the digital divide and provide access to information, education, and job opportunities to individuals who may have otherwise been left behind. This can lead to increased economic mobility and reduced poverty. Secondly, it helps to attract businesses and entrepreneurs to these areas, leading to job creation and economic growth. Additionally, high-speed internet can also help to improve access to health care services and other essential services, which can further contribute to overall economic well-being.