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News tagged: Canadian Federation of Library Associations

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 

CFLA Copyright Committee Update (February 2021)

An update on the current activities of the Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA) Copyright Committee

News March 22, 2021 

CFLA Updates: AGM, New Board of Directors

Todd Kyle selected as Chair of the CFLA Board of Directors; Kirk MacLeod (Vice-Chair); Mary Chevreau (Treasurer); Vivian Lewis (Member at Large)

News February 12, 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 

CFLA Launches 2020 Intellectual Freedom Challenges Survey

The purpose of the survey is to gather data about the nature and outcomes of challenges to intellectual freedom initiated in publicly funded Canadian libraries (e.g., public, school, post-secondary, and government).

News December 7, 2020 

CFLA, Libraries, and A National Day of Truth and Reconciliation

“It’s my hope that with a national day of truth and reconciliation, learning and discussion will be amplified across Canada. In this, libraries are able to act as a key component to help ensure that we will not have another generation that will not know the truth and that we will acknowledge and honour the survivors and remember those who have died.”

News December 6, 2020 

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 

Rebecca Raven Appointed Executive Director of the Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA)

Rebecca Raven is the Principal at Blackbird Consulting and the former CEO of the Brampton Library.

News July 2, 2020 

Looking Back on Recent Developments in Library Associations and Institutions in Canada

The latest issue of Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research includes several articles on the recent history of library associations and organizations in Canada.

News June 30, 2020