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CFLA Submission to 2019 Pre-Budget Consultations

Calls on federal government to invest in library infrastructure, accessible formats for Canadians with perceptual disabilities, Library Materials Service, and indigenous education in library services.

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News September 9, 2018 


CFLA Highlights Progress Made in Truth and Reconciliation Initiatives

The CFLA marked National Indigenous Peoples Day 2018 with a report highlighting the progress made towards implementing the recommendations in the CFLA Truth and Reconciliation Committee’s 2017 report and recommendations.

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News June 22, 2018 


VIU Honours Gene Anne Joseph with Honourary Degree

Gene Anne Joseph, the first librarian of First Nations heritage in BC, received a Doctor of Laws at VIU’s June 5 convocation ceremony

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News June 5, 2018 


CFLA Releases Position Statement on Indigenous Knowledge and Copyright

CFLA-FCAB recommends that the Copyright Act respect, affirm and recognize Indigenous peoples ownership of their traditional and living respective Indigenous knowledge.

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News May 2, 2018 


LAC Forum with University Partners: Exploring Decolonization on the Road to Reconciliation

Library and Archives Canada (LAC) has published the Summary Report of its November 2017 forum with its university partners on the theme of Exploring Decolonization on the Road to Reconciliation.

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News March 26, 2018 


University of Alberta Libraries Indigenous Internship

The University of Alberta Libraries (UAL) is pleased to announce its Indigenous Internship program for 2018, for a First Nations, Métis or Inuit (FNMI) student in the University of Alberta’s School of Library and Information Studies (SLIS).

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News March 20, 2018 


Let’s Talk About Reconciliation: A Series of Dialogues in Public Libraries

Let’s Talk About Reconciliation is the title of a series of dialogues associated with the screening of a film made by an Indigenous artist, and organized by public libraries across Canada.

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News February 5, 2018 


Ontario Releases First Nations Public Libraries Needs Assessment

Report to better understand the needs of First Nation Public Libraries (FNPLs) and to identify opportunities for responding through improved supports.

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News November 6, 2017 


Highlights from New Ministerial Mandate Letters

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

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Blog October 4, 2017 


CODE Announces Shortlist for 2017 Burt Award for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis for Young Adult Literature

The award recognizes excellent, engaging and culturally-relevant books in English for youth that are written, illustrated and/or translated by First Nations, Inuit and Métis creators.

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News September 24, 2017