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Early reaction to CCOP report positive; excitement around new charter

News | 01/20/2005 5:00 am EST

Early reaction is positive to a bombshell report recommending that a new agency be created to oversee funding to the new media community, and that the federal government’s Culture.ca portal be operated by an arms-length body. A report by the advisory board to the Canadian Culture Online Program (CCOP), A Charter for the Cultural Citizen Online released just before Christmas, also calls for a "charter" that defines the industry in language that stresses interactivity and the role all Canadians play in shaping online content.

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