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News tagged: Government information

Joint Statement on COVID-19 and the Duty to Document

“We, the signatories of this statement, call on governments, businesses, and research institutions around the world to document their decisions and transactions now and for the future.”


News May 4, 2020 

Statistics Canada Launches Culture Statistics Portal

This portal brings together data on the arts, culture, heritage and sports sectors and presents the information in a single interactive website.


News March 17, 2020 

Government Information Day (East) 2019: Presentations

Government Information Day East 2019: A day for librarians and information professionals of learning and sharing about the use, production, preservation, and access of government information.


News December 9, 2019 

Our People At Work: Carlie Moloney, Cataloguing Librarian at PDSD

n the video, Carlie demystifies the misconception around librarianship by describing how it is now considered a dynamic profession, as a result of new technologies.


News October 28, 2019 

Registration Open for Government Information Day (East) 2019

Join your fellow librarians and information professionals in a day of learning and sharing about the use, production, preservation, and access of government information.


News October 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 

Call for Presentations: Government Information Day (East) 2019

Deadline for proposals: Thursday, October 31, 2019


News July 31, 2019 

Save the Date: Government Information Day (East) 2019

Government Information Day brings together librarians, experts, and practitioners to discuss innovations, ideas, and plans for the access and delivery of government information in all of its formats.


News July 18, 2019 

Government Information in Canada: Access and Stewardship Available for Pre-Order

Government Information in Canada provides analysis about the state of Canadian government information publishing. Practitioners from across the country draw on decades of experience and hands-on practice to offer a broad, well-founded survey of history, procedures, and emerging issues—particularly the challenges posed by the transition of government information from print to digital access.


News December 15, 2018 

CFLA Releases Position Statement on Modernizing Crown Copyright

CFLA-FCAB recommends that Parliament eliminate Crown copyright on all publicly accessible government works or make those works openly licensed by default (e.g., using a Creative Commons licence).


News September 28, 2018