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Research and Survey Opportunity: Temporary Caregivers and the Children in their Care: Fostering an Engaging and Supportive Library Environment

March 12, 2021

Could you spare 10 minutes to answer a survey and help us learn more about how public libraries can support temporary caregivers and the child(ren) in their care?

True North Science Boot Camp – Save the Date and Early Registration

March 3, 2021

The theme of the 2021 True North Science Boot Camp is Re-imagining Undergraduate Research.

Concordia University Library Research Forum registration now open!

March 2, 2021

The Concordia University Library Research Forum will take place over two days, from 1:00 – 4:30 pm on Tuesday April 27th and Wednesday April 28th, 2021.

Open Dialogue: Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Canada

February 26, 2021

These workshops will inform recommendations to the Government of Canada on how to boost public awareness of and foster trust in AI. The conversations will be grounded in an understanding of the technology, its potential uses, and its associated risks.

For its Vision 2030 Project: Library and Archives Canada wants your input

February 22, 2021

With Vision 2030, LAC will define where it wants to go, what it wishes to achieve, and how it will do so.

IJIDI Special Issue on Diversity, Recordkeeping and Archivy

February 21, 2021

The latest edition of the International Journal of Information, Diversity and Inclusion (IJIDI) is a theme issue on Diversity, Recordkeeping and Archivy.

Shelagh Neary Mikulak Memorial Scholarship – Online Applications Open

February 17, 2021

Students must be:
Enrolled in a MLIS or LIT program, Certificate Program, Undergraduate or Graduate degree who demonstrates a passion for the library sciences field.
In any year of study at a Canadian post-secondary.
Able to demonstrate financial need.

Survey On Impacts of Copyright Term Extension on Libraries

February 12, 2021

CFLA’s Copyright Committee Term Extension Working Group is looking for data and stories about how copyright extension might impact libraries.

CFLA Updates: AGM, New Board of Directors

February 12, 2021

Todd Kyle selected as Chair of the CFLA Board of Directors; Kirk MacLeod (Vice-Chair); Mary Chevreau (Treasurer); Vivian Lewis (Member at Large)

Saskatchewan Budget Cuts to Libraries

April 8, 2017

On March 22, 2017, the Government of Saskatchewan tabled a provincial budget which: eliminated the provincial operating grant of $1.3 million for municipal library systems in Regina and Saskatoon; and …

Refugee Resources in the Library

March 5, 2016

Our new feature, Opening the Library Doors in Welcome, will highlight how libraries across Canada are supporting Syrian refugees. New collections, services and programs are creating a more inviting space …

Invitation to complete the 2016 National Salary Survey

February 1, 2016 is pleased to invite you to complete the 2016 National Salary Survey of Library and Information Management Professionals.

Coming Soon! 2016 National Salary Survey

January 26, 2016 is excited to announce our upcoming National Library and Information Management Professionals Salary Survey (2016).

Canadian Library Association (CLA) Announces Plan to Dissolve

December 18, 2015

The CLA Executive Council has announced a Special General Meeting on January 27, 2016 to vote on the dissolution of the Association.


November 1, 2015 1 comment is a new, not-for-profit organization started to support and strengthen our community and advance its information professionals. We do this by providing opportunities for learning, information exchange, collaboration, and networking. Through this …

Consultation: Toward a Federation of Library Associations in Canada

October 16, 2015

An invitation to provide feedback on the proposal to create a national federation of library associations called the Canadian Federation of Library Associations / Fédération canadienne des associations de bibliothèques (CFLA/FCAB).

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Freshly Minted: Myles Browne
Freshly Minted: Myles Browne
October 18, 2021 by

Master of Information Studies (MISt) Student, School of Information Studies, McGill University

Celebrating Canadian Library Workers Day
Celebrating Canadian Library Workers Day
October 15, 2021 by

Thank you to all library and information workers across the country for providing Canadians with quality library and information services and helping to build stronger communities and a better Canada!

Celebrate Canadian Library Month and National Cookbook Month!
Celebrate Canadian Library Month and National Cookbook Month!
October 12, 2021 by

Celebrate Canadian Library Month and National Cookbook Month this October and win a copy of Mary Berg’s new cookbook – Well Seasoned: A Year’s Worth Of Delicious Recipes!

Freshly Minted: Gemma Lavoie
Freshly Minted: Gemma Lavoie
August 12, 2021 by

Maîtrise en sciences de l’information (M.S.I.) Student, École de bibliothéconomie et des sciences de l’information, Université de Montréal

Statements from the Canadian Library and GLAM Community Related to Missing Children and Indian Residential Schools
Statements from the Canadian Library and GLAM Community Related to Missing Children and Indian Residential Schools
June 20, 2021 by

A listing of statements and commitments made by the Canadian library, archives, and museum community following the confirmation of the remains of children who were students of Indian Residential Schools in Kamloops and other locations in Canada.