WDM’s Moose Jaw and Saskatoon Receive Provincial Funding to Expand Connectivity and Technology
The Government of Saskatchewan recently announced additional funding of $60,000 for the WDM Moose Jaw and Saskatoon to expand Wi-Fi connectivity, upgrade IT equipment and improve the visitor experience.
“The government pleased to provide additional funding to the Western Development Museum,” Parks, Culture and Sport Minister Laura Ross said. “This investment will allow the museum to acquire the technology, equipment and internet bandwidth necessary to improve services and interact with communities throughout Saskatchewan.”
With this funding, the WDM will be able to provide improvements to Wi-Fi access points, enhance live streaming equipment and interactive video conferencing ability; and purchase interactive white boards, portable stands, and other associated equipment upgrades.
“This funding will go a long way to address a significant technological gap at the WDM Moose Jaw and WDM Saskatoon,” WDM CEO Joan Kanigan said. “The improvements to our Wi-Fi connectivity and ability to live stream tours and programs will benefit visitors, students and educators across the province. We are very grateful for the support we receive from the Government of Saskatchewan through the Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport.”
The WDM is grateful for the ongoing support from the Government of Saskatchewan through the Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport.
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