Everything tagged: Advocacy
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
North American Elected Officials Send Message to E-Book Publishers: Price Gouging Public Libraries Is Unacceptable
Mayors from major urban jurisdictions sign statement urging e-book publishers to institute equitable and transparent pricing for public libraries
News November 6, 2019
Canada’s national, provincial and territorial museums associations sent joint letters to the leaders of the six major political parties, highlighting the importance of museums and seeking the parties’ positions on critical questions for the sector.
News October 10, 2019
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
CULC members are being provided with materials to be used for their communications with federal election candidates in advance of the October 21, 2019 federal election.
News September 19, 2019
October is Canadian Library Month, an opportunity to raise awareness of the valuable role libraries play in Canadians’ lives. CLM also includes First Nations Public Library Week, Ontario Public Library Week, and Saskatchewan Library Week.
News August 20, 2019
In response to Macmillan Publishers’ announcement of their new library ebook lending model, CULC and ALA have issued statements denouncing the changes and called on Macmillan CEO John Sargent to provide evidence to support claims in its announcements.
News July 28, 2019
Canadian Public Libraries Call on Multinational Publishers to Make More Content Available
News January 14, 2019
“We believe that a term of copyright of life plus 50 years is adequate to reward rights holders and beneficiaries, while balancing the benefits that a robust public domain has for Canada’s knowledge-based economy.”
News October 10, 2018
Recommendations in similar areas of interest: Copyright override, Crown Copyright, Fair dealing, Indigenous Knowledge, Orphan works, Technological Protection Measures (TPM), and Term Extentions.
News September 9, 2018