2 edition of Canada"s information highway found in the catalog.
Canada"s information highway
|Statement||by Elisabeth Angus, Duncan McKie.|
|Contributions||McKie, Duncan, researcher., Canada. Information Technologies Industry Branch., Canada. New Media Branch.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 183 p. :|
|Number of Pages||183|
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Russia has the Trans-Siberian Highway, Australia has Highway 1, and Canada has the Trans-Canada Highway, an iconic road that stretches almost 8, kilometres across six time zones. In the summer ofon the highway’s 50th birthday, Mark Richardson drove its entire length to find out how the road came to be and what it’s now become/5(12).
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Get this from a library. The Canadian information highway: building Canada's information and communications infrastructure. [Canada. Spectrum, Information Technologies and Telecommunications Sector.;]. Trans-Canada Highway, principal highway of Canada and the world’s longest national road. The road extends west-east between the Pacific and Atlantic coasts across the breadth of the country for 4, miles (7, km), between Victoria (Vancouver Island, British Columbia) and St.
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Report a problem on this page. Share this page. Although the term Information Highway has been called a flawed metaphor, it serves an important role in providing a catch-all term for developments that are in chaos and are poorly understood.
It is used to refer to such diverse phenomena as interactive television, video on demand, home shopping. The Trans-Canada Highway (French: Route Transcanadienne; abbreviated as TCH or T-Can) is a transcontinental federal-provincial highway system that travels through all ten provinces of Canada from the Pacific Ocean on the west to the Atlantic on the east.
The main route spans 7, km (4, mi) across the country, one of the longest routes of its type in the : Victoria, British Columbia.
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In Aprilthe Government mandated the Information Highway Advisory Council (IHAC) () to investigate the development and use of the information highway for the economic, cultural and social advantage of all Canadians.
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The Trans-Canada Highway is the world's longest national highway. Stretching 7, km (4, miles), it connects all ten provinces, from the Pacific (Victoria or Prince Rupert, B.C.) to the Atlantic (St.
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JOHN’S, NL — I’m at the eastern start of the Trans-Canada Highway, preparing for an 8,kilometre drive west along the highway to the other end in Victoria, BC, which also thinks of itself as the start of the road. Conceived in the post-Pearl Harbor frenzy of wartime activities, the highway soon took on a life of its own, a life well documented through interviews, official records, and oral and personal histories.
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