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Canadian Heritage tight-lipped about plans for eagerly awaited museum portal

News | 12/14/2000 5:00 am EST
Canadians are enthusiastic about a new, $3.5 million per year Virtual Museum created by the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN), but many are confused about the concept, according to new research compiled by Decima Research Inc. Several participants in a focus group survey commissioned by CHIN were under the impression that the new site would be a virtual tour that would let them examine artifacts in three-dimensional cyberspace. Disabused of those notions by survey takers, however, most say they’re still eager to use the site, which will serve as a portal to museums across the country.

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