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CFLA Releases Federal Election 2021 Information Package

September 16, 2021

The Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA), in partnership with their government relations firm (Impact Public Affairs), has released several elections-related documents, including overviews of the major party platforms, summaries of the English and French language debates, and a one-pager of key library issues.

Government Information Day(s) 2021: Coast to Coast! Save the Dates!

September 9, 2021

The event is tentatively scheduled for 14, 15 and 16 December.

Invitation to Participate in Research: The Experiences of Academic Librarians on Temporary Contracts Before and During COVID-19

September 8, 2021

The purpose of the research is to investigate the demographics and career paths of those academic librarians engaged in contract work in Canada and their experiences in these positions regarding training, socialization, and supervision/mentorship.

Elections Toolkit for Accessible Book Funding in Canada

September 8, 2021

NNELS and CELA have released a federal elections toolkit to help supporters connect with and educate candidates about accessible reading.

Canada’s Museums and Election 2021

September 4, 2021

Canada’s national, provincial and territorial museums associations are calling on federal political parties to commit to updating Canada’s 30-year-old national museum policy and asking party leaders to share their vision for Canada’s museums prior to election day.

Library and Archives Canada Announces Funding for 19 Projects to Digitize and Preserve Indigenous Language and Culture Recordings

August 13, 2021

Nineteen Indigenous organizations will receive funding from LAC’s Listen, Hear Our Voices initiative to digitize and make accessible their existing audio and video heritage.

Library Community Submissions to 2022 Pre-Budget Consultations

August 12, 2021

National library organizations call for federal support for access to e-content, funding for Library and Archives Canada, library support for vulnerable populations, open educational resources, and accessible reading material.

Rebecca Jones In Conversation With Salvy Trojman and Stephen Rhind-Tutt

August 9, 2021

A discussion about what’s next for the Canadian Electronic Library and plans for Trojman Corp to distribute and develop digital content for the Canadian market.

Ādisōke: Telling Stories at the New Ottawa Public Library / Library and Archives Canada Joint Facility

August 5, 2021

Ādisōke is an Anishinābemowin word that refers to the telling of stories.

News Release: The Trojman Corporation to Develop and Distribute Products for Canadian Libraries

August 4, 2021 3 comments

Salvy Trojman today announced the creation of a new company to distribute and develop products for the Canadian market.

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

Celebrating Canadian Library Workers Day
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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!
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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
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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.