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Currently, many Canadian universities do not offer complete online distance degrees, while some continue to offer no distance educational courses whatsoever. Canadian Universities vary in their educational offerings -- some offer courses only, certificates, diploma's and degrees. Other's may only offer a handful of online degree's to remain competitive, while still concentrating their recruitment efforts on traditional campus studies.
Canadian Universities site several challenges to providing Canadian online degree's:
Possible solution: One thing that is occurring in Canadian education is the pairing up of educational institutions. For example, in Nova Scotia, a University student studying for a Minor in Film, can take Film courses from up to three different traditional universities. Pairing up to offer a wider variety of courses allows traditional universities to remain competitive.