The conference was chaired by Quebec's Minister responsible for e-government, Henri-François Gautrin, and the New Brunswick Minister of International and Intergovernmental Relations and Minister responsible for Service New Brunswick, Percy Mockler. The event also brought together ministers and MLAs from the provinces and territories responsible for e-government and service delivery.
Provincial and territorial governments offer a host of vital services.
The combination of multi-channel services and the use of the Internet and information technology (IT) in government service delivery help improve individuals' quality of life and business performance.
The development of electronic transaction services for individuals and businesses requires attention to a number of issues that are vital to the establishment and strengthening of a relationship of trust between government and citizens.
Privacy, Internet security and stability (spam, cybercrime) are seen as critical by all participants. Freedom of expression, consumer rights, cultural and linguistic adaptability, will help create and maintain the climate of confidence essential to the implementation of government services.
The governments in attendance have therefore agreed to work together, in particular, t
You will find attached the full text of the joint statement.
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