Everything tagged: Advocacy
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 September 23, 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.
News September 16, 2021
NNELS and CELA have released a federal elections toolkit to help supporters connect with and educate candidates about accessible reading.
News September 8, 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.
News September 4, 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.
News August 12, 2021
Statements from the Canadian Library and GLAM Community Related to Missing Children and Indian Residential Schools
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.
Blog June 20, 2021
“A hospital without a library is missing a key part of the healthcare team, and cannot in good conscience claim to be providing evidence-based care to their patients.”
News May 17, 2021
Restoring the exemption for end-user content brings Bill C-10 in line with other relevant legislation and provides assurance that Canadians’ freedom of expression will not be abridged through CRTC regulation.
News May 5, 2021
Impact Public Affairs, the Canadian Federation of Library Associations’ (CFLA) government relations firm, has prepared an analysis of the 2021 federal budget.
News April 21, 2021
An update on recent activities of the Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA).
News April 10, 2021