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Library Community Response to Consultation on Copyright and Online Intermediaries

CFLA this week released a joint response, with CARL and CULC, to the Government of Canada’s Consultation on a Modern Copyright Framework for Online Intermediaries.

News June 3, 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 


Major Canadian Public Libraries Support ReadersFirst eLending Position Paper

Members of the Canadian Urban Libraries Council (CULC) endorsed the eLending Position Paper developed by ReadersFirst, an organization representing almost 300 libraries, including 36 in Canada.

News October 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 


Library Community Submissions to 2021 Pre-Budget Consultations

National library 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 September 14, 2020 


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