From Digital Copyright Canada:
"I sent a copy of the Letter to the Ontario Minister of Education about software policy. I asked if if school boards are under Access to Information legislation, as well as any exclusive agreements or policy that school boards of the province may have with software vendors that would exclude teachers from using alternatives. My trustee forwarded the letter to staff.
The following is the reply from Laura McAlister, Superintendent of Curriculum, Ottawa-Carleton District School Board, dated July 3, 2006."
Read the full thing at http://www.digital-copyright.ca/node/2531