Canadian Association of Campus and Community Television User Groups and Stations.

CACTUS is an online resource and meeting place for campus and community television volunteers, producers, station managers, advocates and activists.

1) Community Media and Technology Centres
Some of the $80 million that now goes to to cable companies should be allocated to community channels and be used to create a fund for community groups to set up media centres to be shared with community newspapers, libraries, and theatres.

2) Knight Commission Check out what's happening in the U.S. in their report on Fighting for Informing U.S. Communities: Sustaining Democracy in the Digital Age

"Information is as vital to the healthy functioning of communities as clean air, safe streets, good schools and public health."