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Athabasca University (AU) is the leading distance-education and online university in Canada: Canada's Open University.
Athabasca University serves currently about 37,000 students per year, following a period of rapid growth which has seen student numbers double over a six-year period. Some 260,000 students have registered in its individualized courses and programmes since the University was created by the Government of Alberta in 1970.
For more details see http://www.athabascau.ca/.
Athabasca University now uses the Moodle Virtual learning environment. It was one of the first open universities to do so.