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Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA)

This page brings together information published about the Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA) / Fédération canadienne des associations de bibliothèques (FCAB).


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Governance

On May 16, 2016 the Canadian Federation of Library Associations / Fédération canadienne des associations de bibliothèques was officially incorporated as a federal not-for-profit corporation.

Executive (2020-2021)

  • Chair – Julie McKenna
  • Vice Chair – Todd Kyle
  • Secretary – Kirk MacLeod
  • Treasurer – Mary Chevreau
  • Member at Large – Vivian Lewis

Board Members

 2020-20212019-2020
British ColumbiaChristine MiddlemassChristine Middlemass
AlbertaKirk MacLeodNorene Erickson
Prairie Provinces
(SK and MB)
Julie McKennaJulie McKenna
Central Canada (ON)Todd KyleTodd Kyle
QuebecSonia SmithSonia Smith
Atlantic CanadaRyan LewisRyan Lewis
Northern TerritoriesRon KnowlingRon Knowling
Francophone library
association
Katya BorrásKatya Borrás
Canadian Urban Libraries
Council (CULC)
Mary ChevreauPaul Takala
Canadian Association
of Research Libraries (CARL)
Vivian LewisJonathan Bengtson
Canadian Indigenous AncestryStacy Allison-CassinStacy Allison-Cassin
Member at LargeAlix-Rae Stefanko

Previous Members of CFLA Boards and Executives

Senior Project Executive

Kevin Brennan (June 2016 to August 2017)

Executive Director

Katherine McColgan (as of August 8, 2017)

Updates

Canadian Federation of Library Associations Update (April 2020)
4 May 2020

CFLA Issues Fair Dealing Guidance for Canadian Libraries During the Time of COVID-19
4 May 2020

CFLA Updates: AGM, New Board of Directors
29 January 2020

Candidates for 2020-22 CFLA Board of Directors Announced
16 December 2019

CFLA Election Priorities and the 2019 Ministerial Mandate Letters
13 December 2019

Canadian Federation of Library Associations Update (October 2019)
24 November 2019

CFLA Launches #VoteCdnLibraries Campaign
30 September 2019

CFLA and NIKLA Release First Nations, Métis, and Inuit – Indigenous Ontology (FNMIIO)
1 July 2019

Canadian Federation of Library Associations Update (May 2019)
18 June 2019

Canadian Library Associations React to Copyright Act Review Committee Report
14 June 2019

Canadian Federation of Library Associations Update (February 2019)
18 March 2019

Canadian Federation of Library Associations Update (November 2018)
13 December 2018

CFLA Survey on Voilà, the National Union Catalogue
21 November 2018

CFLA Strategic Planning Survey
2 October 2018

CFLA Releases Position Statement on Modernizing Crown Copyright
28 September 2018

GLAM Sector Submissions on Copyright Act Review
9 September 2018

CFLA Submission to 2019 Pre-Budget Consultations
9 September 2018

Canadian Federation of Library Associations Update (August 2018)
1 September 2018

CFLA Highlights Progress Made in Truth and Reconciliation Initiatives
22 June 2018

Canadian Federation of Library Associations Update (May 2018)
8 June 2018

CFLA Releases Position Statement on Indigenous Knowledge and Copyright
2 May 2018

Canadian Federation of Library Associations Update (February 2018)
20 March 2018

CFLA Statement on the Signing of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership
9 March 2018

CFLA Releases New Position Statements on Copyright Issues
15 February 2018

CFLA Updates: AGM, New Board of Directors
31 January 2018

Candidates for CFLA Board of Directors Announced
15 January 2018

Canadian Federation of Library Associations Update (November 2017)
19 December 2017

Canadian Federation of Library Associations Update (September 2017)
20 October 2017

Katherine McColgan Appointed Executive Director of the Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA)
17 July 2017

CFLA Updates: AGM, New Board of Directors, Library Core Values
7 February 2017

CFLA Updates: AGM, Truth and Reconciliation, Guidelines/Position Papers, CLA Book Awards Collection
2 December 2016

Message from the CFLA-FCAB Interim Chair, Donna Bourne-Tyson
14 July 2016

CFLA Update: Kevin Brennan Joins As Senior Project Executive
24 Jun 2016

Update on the Dissolution of the Canadian Library Association
24 Jun 2016

Update from the Canadian Federation of Library Associations
9 June 2016

Update on the Dissolution of the Canadian Library Association
27 May 2016

Message from the CFLA-FCAB Chair Paul Takala
May 24, 2016

CFLA Wordmark/Graphic Identity Challenge
May 17, 2016

Update from the Canadian Federation of Library Associations
May 13, 2016

CFLA Replaces CLA as Canadian Co-Publisher of RDA
May 13, 2016

Update on the Dissolution of the Canadian Library Association
April 29, 2016

Update on Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA)
March 25, 2016


Events

April 2020 (Part of the Manitoba Library Conference)

CFLA National Forum

January 29, 2020 – 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM (Part of the OLA Superconference)

CFLA-FCAB Annual General Meeting

January 30, 2019 – 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM (Part of the OLA Superconference)

CFLA-FCAB Annual General Meeting

May 2, 2018 (Part of the Saskatchewan Library Association Conference)

CFLA National Forum

January 31, 2018 – 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM (Part of the OLA Superconference)

CFLA-FCAB Annual General Meeting

February 1, 2017 – 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM (Part of the OLA Superconference)

CFLA-FCAB Annual General Meeting

June 2, 2016 – 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM (Part of the CLA Forum)

CFLA-FCAB Town Hall
Join members of the Canadian Federation of Library Associations / Fédération canadienne des associations de bibliothèques (CFLA/FCAB) board of directors for a town hall meeting.


Background Documents

Final Proposal for the Creation of the Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA)
December 2015

Consultation: Toward a Federation of Library Associations in Canada
October 2015


Advocacy

Briefs / Statements / Submissions

2020 Pre-Budget Submission
August 2019

Crown Copyright – Library and Archival Community Letter to Ministers
August 2019

Brief to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage (CHPC)
As part of the study on the Remuneration Models for Artists and Creative Industries
January 2019

2019 Pre-Budget Submission
August 2018

Brief to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Trade (INDU)
As part of the review of the Copyright Act
August 2018

Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA-FCAB) Concerned about US Net Neutrality Protection Elimination
December 2017

CFLA-FCAB Statement on Québec Bill 62 : An Act to foster adherence to State religious neutrality
October 2017

Letter to the Minister of Canadian Heritage to support the National Heritage Digitization Strategy
September 2017

CFLA Brief on the Reform of the Copyright Board of Canada
September 2017

2018 Pre-Budget Submission
August 2017

CFLA-FCAB Urges the Government of Saskatchewan to Reconsider Budget Cuts to Public Libraries
March 30, 2017

CFLA/FCAB Endorses ALA Defence of Library Core Values
February 3, 2017

Canadian Content in a Digital World: 2016 Federal Consultation
November 2016

Open Letter Regarding the Resignation of Canada’s Chief Statistician
November 11, 2016

2017 Pre-Budget Submission
August 2016

Submission on Canada’s Consultation on Federal Accessibility Legislation
February 2016


Guidelines and Position Papers

Guidelines

Canadian Guidelines on Library and Information Services for Older Adults
2001

CFLA Code of Ethics
August 2018

Effective School Library Programs in Canada
November 2000

Guidelines for the Education of Library Technicians
March 2011

Guidelines on Library and Information Services for People with Disabilities
January 2016

Position Papers

Access to Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
June 2012

Code of Ethics
June 1976

Copyright
November 1995

Copyright: E-Books And Licensed Digital Content In Public Libraries
January 2019

Copyright: Effects of the Canada, US, Mexico Agreement Term Extensions
January 2019

Copyright: Fair Dealing
August 2018

Copyright: Indigenous Knowledge in Canada’s Copyright Act
August 2018

Copyright: Modernizing Crown Copyright
August 2018

Copyright: Protecting Copyright Exceptions from Contract Override
August 2018

Copyright: Technological Protection Measures
August 2018

Deliberate Destruction of Libraries
September 2007

Diversity and Inclusion
May 2008

Financial Support to Writers
June 1994

Foreign Credentials
June 2003

Intellectual Freedom and Libraries
September 2015

Library & Literacy Services for Indigenous (First Nations, Métis & Inuit) Peoples of Canada

Library Services for Multicultural Communities
January 2016

Open Access for Canadian Libraries
May 2008

Prison Libraries Network: The Right to Read
January 2016

Public Access to the Internet
February 2015

Telecommunications Privacy
June 2013

Third Party Use of Publicly Funded Library Meetings Rooms and Facilities
March 2019


Programs

Cataloguing and Metadata Standards

Copyright

Intellectual Freedom

Truth and Reconciliation

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