ERIC Number: ED306935
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-May
Reference Count: N/A
Broadcasting and Telecommunications. Yukon 2000: A Communications Policy for the Yukon.
Yukon Dept. of Community and Transportation, Whitehorse.
This publication discusses the Yukon Territory government's role in communications matters at both the territorial and the national levels in Canada. The 10 sections of the report address the following topics: (1) the government's response to the demand of Yukoners for better communications services through the development of a territory-specific communications policy; (2) background information on the communications policy; (3) definitions of communications-related terminology; (4) a description of an extensive public consultation process conducted to determine the communications needs of the territory; (5) seven major objectives of the government's comprehensive communications policy; (6) seven components of the communications policy; (7) 12 principles which address the key findings of the public consultation process and meet the seven policy objectives; (8) the organizational structure, which outlines three broad program areas--broadcasting, telecommunications, and special services--and the activities in each area; (9) 14 programs in which the Yukon government is involved, i.e., policy formulation, participation in intergovernmental consultative forums, regulatory matters, influence/advocacy, industry/community liaison, extension of service, Community Radio and Television System, Television Northern Canada, community radio, VHF Mobile Radio system, technology monitoring, emergency communications, distance education; and special projects; and (10) name and telephone contacts for further information about the territory's communications policy and programs. (CGD)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Yukon Dept. of Community and Transportation, Whitehorse.
Identifiers - Location: Canada