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CULC Calls for Changes to Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)

A change would ensure the CERB is consistent with the ability to provide an employer-paid Supplemental Unemployment Benefit (SUB) plan as per the Employment Insurance Act and enable public libraries to continue to support employees during this very challenging period.


News May 4, 2020 

Business Resumption and Re-Imagination of Public Library Services Post COVID-19

The Canadian Urban Libraries Council this week announced the creation of a Think Tank to prepare recommendations to support public libraries in their efforts to develop recovery plans and redesigned service delivery post COVID19.


News April 16, 2020 

8Rs and Canada’s Public Libraries

The project aims to replicate key components of the original research among CULC libraries to assist the community to respond to human resource trends.


News December 8, 2019 

North American Elected Officials Send Message to E-Book Publishers: Price Gouging Public Libraries Is Unacceptable

Mayors from major urban jurisdictions sign statement urging e-book publishers to institute equitable and transparent pricing for public libraries


News November 6, 2019 

Election 2019: CULC and #eContentForLibraries

CULC members are being provided with materials to be used for their communications with federal election candidates in advance of the October 21, 2019 federal election.


News September 19, 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 

CULC, ALA Denounce Macmillan Publishers’ eBook Lending Model

In response to Macmillan Publishers’ announcement of their new library ebook lending model, CULC and ALA have issued statements denouncing the changes and called on Macmillan CEO John Sargent to provide evidence to support claims in its announcements.


News July 28, 2019 

Canadian Urban Libraries Council (CULC) Launches #eContentForLibraries Campaign

Canadian Public Libraries Call on Multinational Publishers to Make More Content Available


News January 14, 2019 

Canadian Public Libraries and the Digital Literacy Exchange Program

The Canadian Urban Libraries Council invites public libraries to express their interest in being part of a national application to the Government of Canada’s recently announced Digital Literacy Exchange program


News February 24, 2018 

CULC Launches Human Resources Network for Member Library HR Staff

“to help create a national network of public library human resource professionals”


News November 13, 2017