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Everything tagged: Accessibility

CFLA Election Priorities and the 2019 Ministerial Mandate Letters

The ministerial mandate letters released today by the Prime Minister include policy objectives for several ministers which touch on and support the recommendations from the library community.

Blog December 13, 2019 

Ontario Human Rights Commission Inquiry to Ask: Do Students With Reading Disabilities Have Meaningful Access to Education?

The Ontario Human Rights Commission has launched Right to Read, a public inquiry into human rights issues that affect students with reading disabilities in Ontario’s public education system.

News October 8, 2019 

CFLA Launches #VoteCdnLibraries Campaign

The Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA) today launched its campaign to advance its four key issues during the 2019 Federal Election Campaign.

News September 30, 2019 

Rina Hadziev Joins Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA) as Executive Director

The Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA) today announced the appointment of Rina Hadziev as Executive Director. She succeeds Michael Ciccone who left CELA in August to join the London Public Library as Chief Executive Officer.

News September 18, 2019 

Highlights from Budget 2019

Highlights of interest to the Canadian library and information management community

Blog March 19, 2019 

NNELS Expansion Project Highlighted by Federal Government

“Expanding the NNELS’s collection of books and resources in alternative formats is a good thing for Canadians because it’s about true social inclusion and accessibility.”

News November 14, 2018 

A Visit Will Get You Thinking:
A Tour of Ottawa Public Library’s Accessible Services

A behind-the-scenes look at some of the initiatives taken by the Ottawa Public Library towards truly making information accessible to all.

Blog November 1, 2018 

Career Spotlight: What I do as Accessibility Librarian

Tristene Villanyi Bokor, Accessibility Librarian at the Ottawa Public Library

Blog October 31, 2018 

NNELS is hiring!

The National Network for Equitable Library Service (NNELS) is staffing multiple positions to support a series of special projects funded by the Government of Canada’s Social Development Partnerships Program – Disability Component (SDPP-D).

News September 12, 2018 

CFLA Submission to 2019 Pre-Budget Consultations

Calls on federal government to invest in library infrastructure, accessible formats for Canadians with perceptual disabilities, Library Materials Service, and indigenous education in library services.

News September 9, 2018