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JeM CAP Site for Jeddore-Musquodoboit Area

The new "JeM" Community Access Program is the latest addition to a growing number of Eastern Nova Scotia CAP sites, including Eastern Passage, North Preston, Lawrencetown, Tangier, Sheet Harbour, Country Harbour, Sherbrooke, Canso, and Antigonish. Moser River CAP is in the developing stages. Email for more information.

CAP Sites Explained

The JeM CAP Site is part of a nationwide federal initiative of up to 10,000 such sites supported by Industry Canada to bring computer technology, learning & internet access to Canada's communities. Nova Scotia now administers its CAP site program through the Technology and Science Secretariat.

In many cases, CAP sites are manned by volunteers from the community, who work towards self-sufficiency for the site. A CAP site derives its revenue by a combination of community service offerings such as renting computer time, workshops, seminars and Internet access, usually for bare bones fees. Please support your local CAP site!

The JeM CAP Site in Jeddore-Musquodoboit welcomes inquiries from residents or visitors in the area. Toni Heatley, Coordinator of the Jeddore Musquodoboit CAP Site, has kindly provided us with the following article which outlines the services offered in Jeddore and Musquodoboit.

What is JeM CAP?

Toni Heatley, Coordinator
Jeddore Musquodoboit CAP Site

Jeddore - Musquodoboit CAP or "JeM" CAP - Owned and operated locally by a non profit society whose Board of Directors reflect a cross section of our community.


Computer - Internet Access

A nominal fee of $2.50 per hour is charged for computer (loaded with a variety of word processing and other software) and full Internet access - this includes 10 black and white copies.

Extra services and equipment (colour copies, scanner, digital camera, to name a few ) are available at modest fees, reflecting our self sustaining objectives.

Courses and Workshops

We can assist you with web based e-mail, web page development and other specialty courses:

  • Summer Computer Day Camp for youth is offered this summer from July 17 - 28 th and from August 7 - 18th

  • Series of Evening Workshops beginning Monday July 17 including topics such as e-business, on line travel plans, genealogy, web based e-mail, on line shopping and for youth , "Quiz til you Fizz" night.

  • Fall Night Courses for Adults
    Includes Windows '98 and Internet, Corel WordPerfect and Microsoft Office Basics

  • Tutoring
    One on one tutoring with a volunteer - helps you over that technological hurdle!

    Check out the JeM "Kids Zone"

CAP Site Logo For more information about our programs or services, or to volunteer your talents with "JeM" CAP, please call:

889-2243 or 889-3485

Affordable, accessible, community electronic resources



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