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News tagged: Government information

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 

Right to Know Week Events

Right to Know Week will be celebrated across Canada the week of September 25 to October 1.


News September 17, 2017 

Government Information Day Pre-conference

The pre-conference will feature short presentations and project updates.


News August 15, 2017 

Save the date! Government Information Day, October 26th, 2017

Government Information Day is designed as a forum for thought leaders, journalists, researchers, students, and librarians to explore how we can collaborate and engage with emerging and ongoing challenges and opportunities in the field of government information in Canada.


News June 27, 2017 

Réservez la date! Journée de l’information gouvernementale, le 26 octobre 2017

La Journée d’information gouvernementale se veut une tribune où des dirigeants, des journalistes, des chercheurs, des étudiants et des bibliothécaires éclairés se réunissent pour explorer des moyens de collaborer et pour se pencher sur les possibilités et les défis émergents et actuels dans le domaine de l’information gouvernementale au Canada.


News June 27, 2017 

Appointment of New Chief Information Officer of the Government of Canada

Retirement of John Messina and appointment of Alex Benay as Chief Information Officer of the Government of Canada


News March 27, 2017 

Government of British Columbia Legislates “Duty to Document”

British Columbia will become the first Canadian province to legislate a duty to document, Finance Minister Michael de Jong announced today.


News March 8, 2017 

New web portal launched to search seven federal libraries with a single click

Federal Science Library creates a window into government science library collections and scientific research for all Canadians


News March 6, 2017 

Transparency for the 21st Century Conference (March 21-23, 2017)

From March 21-23, 2017, over 200 Canadian and international experts and advocates in the fields of access to information, open government, and government transparency, will gather in Ottawa.


News February 17, 2017