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Everything tagged: Advocacy

Canadian Federation of Library Associations Update (Spring 2021)

An update on recent activities of the Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA).

News April 10, 2021 


Library Community Response to Consultation on Copyright Term Extension

CARL today released a joint response, with CFLA, to the Government of Canada’s Consultation Paper on copyright term extension.

News March 29, 2021 


Update to Planned Reduction to Federal Funding for Accesible Reading Materials; NNELS, CELA Response

The federal government yesterday announced a change to the planned reduction in funding to NNELS and CELA for accessible reading materials.

News March 17, 2021 


Advocating for Continued Funding for Accessible Reading Materials

CELA and NNELS are campaigning to maintain federal funding for their programs to create and distribute accessible reading materials to Canadians.

Blog March 15, 2021 


Library and GLAM Sector Submissions to 2021 Pre-Budget Consultations

Library and GLAM sector organizations call for federal support for broadband connectivity, access to e-content, municipal funding, library support for vulnerable populations, accessible reading material, and Canadian publishers and booksellers.

News January 4, 2021 


National Library Associations Speak Out on Tech Industry Censorship and Access to Government Information

Over the last two weeks, Canada’s national voices for the library community issued statements on access to government information and censorship by the tech industry.

News October 4, 2020 


Library Community Submissions to 2021 Pre-Budget Consultations

National library organizations call for federal support for broadband connectivity, access to e-content, municipal funding, library support for vulnerable populations, accessible reading material, and Canadian publishers and booksellers.

News September 14, 2020 


Promotional Materials Available for 2020 Canadian Library Month, Provincial Library Weeks

October is Canadian Library Month! During this month, libraries and library partners across Canada raise awareness of the valuable role libraries play in Canadians’ lives. Canadian Library Month also includes a number of other special days …

News September 12, 2020 


Statements and Commitments from the Canadian Library and GLAM Community On Racism, Injustice, and Violence

A listing of statements and commitments made by the Canadian library, archives, and museum community on racism, injustice, and violence.

Blog June 5, 2020 


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