News tagged: Advocacy
Library and GLAM Sector Submissions to 2023 Pre-Budget Consultations
Library and GLAM sector organizations call for federal support for access to e-content, municipal funding, accessible reading material, funding for Library and Archives Canada, Open Educational Resources (OER), and Canadian publishers and booksellers.
News January 30, 2023
Canadian Federation of Library Associations Update (Fall 2022)
An update on the current activities of the Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA)
News October 6, 2022
CFLA Calls for the Release of all Outstanding Residential School Records
The Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA) today issued a statement calling for the release of all outstanding residential school records held by the Catholic Church and various levels of government.
News September 29, 2022
Ex Libris Association Issues Statement of Solidarity With Ukrainian Colleagues
The Ex Libris Association (ELA), the national association representing retired librarians, archivists and information professionals in Canada, posted a statement expressing their solidarity and support for colleagues in Ukraine.
News March 1, 2022
Library and GLAM Sector Submissions to 2022 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, funding for Library and Archives Canada, and Canadian publishers and booksellers.
News January 9, 2022
Promotional Materials Available for 2021 Canadian Library Month, Provincial Library Weeks
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
CFLA Releases Federal Election 2021 Information Package
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
Elections Toolkit for Accessible Book Funding in Canada
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 Museums and Election 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
CHLA Releases Statement on the Importance of Hospital Libraries
“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