Part 6 – Division 11
Overview: Museums Act

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Division 11 of Part 6 provides for the transfer of funding and responsibility for the administration of the programs known as the "Virtual Museum of Canada" and the "Online Works of Reference" from the Minister of Canadian Heritage to the Canadian Museum of History.

This division amends Section 9 of the Museums Act in order to expressly provide the Canadian Museum of History with the capacity to administer these programs and provide financial assistance to similar organizations or other organizations with complementary activities (for example universities) for the development and showcasing of online content.

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