Communiy Access Centres
There is a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on Community Access that was reached between the Minister of Industry and each of the Atlantic provinces, including Newfoundland and Labrador. The signing provincial ministries include Intergovernmental Affairs and the Minister of Education. The agreement was put in place to help assist rural and urban communities establish public sites so that:
Established in September, 1998 the agreement terminated March 31, 2001. Public access issues and activities are coordinated through the Department of Education benefits from its distance education program that is delivered by a provincial organization called STEM NET.18 Prior to the education department's management of CAP, Industry Canada implemented approximately half of the sites.
|17||Memorandum of Agreement on Community Access, The Ministry of Industry and the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador, 1998.|
|18||Interview with Patricia Williams, February 1, 2001.|
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