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CFLA Issues Guidance for Canadian Libraries on Copyright and Online Storytimes

Online storytime typically relies on the use of copyright-protected materials, therefore, librarians must consider copyright legislation and whether permission, a license, or use of the fair dealing exception is required. This guideline describes these options, and provides an example of a fair dealing analysis for an early literacy-focused storytime.

News May 8, 2020 


CFLA Issues Fair Dealing Guidance for Canadian Libraries During the Time of COVID-19

This guidance document is meant to provide clarity to support libraries in considering copyright as they provide services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

News May 4, 2020 


CFLA Election Priorities and the 2019 Ministerial Mandate Letters

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 


Highlights from Mandate Letters for the 29th Canadian Ministry

Highlights from ministerial mandate letters on issues of interest to the librarianship community.

Blog December 13, 2019 


CFLA Launches #VoteCdnLibraries Campaign

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 


Call for Proposals: ABC Copyright Conference 2020

The ABC Copyright Conference 2020 will be held in Edmonton, Alberta, on May 20 and 21, 2020, hosted by the University of Alberta.

News September 16, 2019 


Next Steps in Advancing Changes to Crown Copyright: A Letter from the Library and Archives Community

A letter from Canada’s library and archival community to the Ministers of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism and the President of the Treasury Board of Canada proposing next steps for the Government of Canada to take towards changes to Crown Copyright.

News August 6, 2019 


Canadian Library Associations React to Copyright Act Review Committee Report

CARL and CFLA issued statements this week applauding and commending the House of Commons Copyright Act Review Committee for its thorough analysis and balanced recommendations.

News June 14, 2019 


Copyright Act Review: GLAM Sector Recommendations vs Committee Recommendations

A look at the recommendations from the GLAM Sector with the recommendations made by the House Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology (INDU) in its report on the Statutory Review of the Copyright Act.

News June 8, 2019 


House of Commons Copyright Act Review Committee Tables Report

House of Commons committee report makes 36 recommendations, includes ones related to fair dealing, crown copyright, and artist resale rights.

News June 3, 2019