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Everything tagged: Advocacy

Manitoba Library Association (MLA) Launches Manitoba Libraries Advocacy Website

The Manitoba Library Association has launched a new website to promote public awareness of the value and services offered by Manitoba libraries.


News May 25, 2017 

CFLA Updates: AGM, Truth and Reconciliation, Guidelines/Position Papers, CLA Book Awards Collection

The CFLA today published updates on several files: Annual General Meeting, Truth and Reconciliation Committee, Guidelines/Position Papers, CLA Book Awards Collection


News December 2, 2016 

Canadian Library Workers Day – October 21, 2016

The Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA) has declared the third Friday in October to be Canadian Library Workers Day.


News October 5, 2016 

Newfoundland and Labrador Library Closures

Links to information about the closure of public libraries in Newfoundland and Labrador.


Blog April 27, 2016 

Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement Public Consultations: Time To Object To Copyright Term Extension

Dr. Jean Dryden, a leading expert on Canadian copyright, is calling on the Canadian information community to use the public consultation process and let MPs know their concerns with the copyright provisions of the TPP.


News April 8, 2016 

Libraries Call on Multinational Publishers for Fair Ebook Pricing

Canadian Public Libraries for Fair Ebook Pricing has issued an open letter to five multinational publishers calling for more reasonable prices and terms for ebooks.


News March 29, 2016 

Canadian Municipal Governments Support Efforts to Bring Down eBook Prices for Public Libraries

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) has approved a resolution calling for action from the federal government on ebooks.


News March 5, 2016 

Toronto Public Library Workers Launch Campaign Against “Precarious Work”

The Toronto Public Library Workers’ Union announced a public campaign to expose “the shocking degree of precarious work” being imposed on workers at one of the world’s busiest and most respected public library systems.


News March 4, 2016 

Statement on Intellectual Property Provisions in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement

Statement from CLA, CARL, and CULC on chapter 18 (Intellectual Property) of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement.


News February 23, 2016