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.
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.
|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. https://open.bccampus.ca/open-textbook-stats/
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.