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Open Educational Resources

eCampus Ontario Open Textbook Library

Ontario's Open Textbook Library features more than 200 quality-reviewed texts available to be freely used, adapted and distributed. They can be downloaded for no cost or printed at low cost. This project is funded by the Ontario government and is a partnership between BCcampus and eCampusOntario.

OCUL OER White Paper

BC Open Campus

British Columbia is Canada's leader in adopting OER. The BC Open Campus program, funded by the BC Ministry of Advanced Education  launched in 2012 with a mandate to create open textbooks for 40 highest enrollment subject areas in province. The program has grown rapidly since then.

BC Open Textbook Stats

Student savings $3-$4M
Number of B.C. students using open textbooks 35112
Number of B.C. institutions adopting open textbooks 32
Number of B.C. faculty using open textbooks 283
Number of B.C. open textbook adoptions 1071

*as of March 2017.


Campus Manitoba

Manitoba Open Textbook Initiative

Announced in 2015 by Manitoba's education ministry, the initiative features a collection of 180 open textbooks. The initiative includes funding for 25 faculty reviews of the textbooks in the collection.