Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology Inc. held its second annual general meeting on April 7, 2017 at Cisco Canada’s Toronto Innovation Center, where the organization appointed the next slate of directors and received a tour of the smartest office building in America. The 2017 AGM follows a big six months for SWIFT, as the organization began work in making broadband for everyone a reality following the July 2016 funding announcement from the governments of Canada and Ontario of their $180 million combined investment in the project.

Gerry Marshall, Warden of Simcoe County and Chair of the Western Ontario Wardens’ Caucus, was confirmed as Chair and Bev MacDougall, Councillor for Lambton County, was confirmed as Vice Chair. Dr. MaryLynn West-Moynes, President and CEO of Georgian College, was confirmed as Treasurer and Bill Van Wyck, President of The W.R. Van Wyck Group Limited, was confirmed as Secretary.