The Community Access Program (CAP) is designed to help communities establish public
Internet access sites and to train local citizens to make use of information technologies for
the social and economic benefit of both individuals and communities. Under CAP, public
locations like schools, libraries, community centres, local businesses and
service-delivery centres act as "on-ramps" to the Information Highway, and provide the
computer support and training.
The Community Access Program was initiated by Industry Canada in 1994 and aims to
establish 5,000 public Internet access sites in rural and remote communities, and 5,000
sites in urban communities. The goal of the Nova Scotia program is to fund up to 240 sites
before March 31, 2001. In Kings and West Hants communities, there are 11 existing
To find out about the CAP Sites in Kings and West Hants, click here.
Otherwise, here are a list of helpful websites about CAP: